Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) has appointed Professor Antonia Maioni as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) at McGill. As a member of the Research and International Relations senior management team, Prof. Maioni will support the overall mission of advancing research excellence at McGill, with a particular emphasis on — though not limited to — the social sciences and humanities. She will play a key role in increasing McGill’s successful nominations for awards and recognition for research and researchers; updating the Strategic Research Plan; overseeing some of RIR’s responsibilities as they relate to selected research policies; and enhancing McGill’s international research presence.
Also serving McGill as a Professor in the Department of Political Science and in the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University, Prof. Maioni teaches and has published extensively in public policy and Canadian and Quebec comparative politics. Her research has been funded by SSHRC, CIHR, FRQSC, Max Bell and the AUCC.
On the national scene, Prof. Maioni served as President of the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences from 2013-2015, as a board member of the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Institute for Research on Public Policy. She now sits on the Research Council of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Prof. Maioni is a frequent media commentator on Canadian and Quebec politics, in both official languages.