Peter  Stoicheff

    Peter  Stoicheff Ph.D.

    President


    Peter Stoicheff is president and vice-chancellor of the U of S. Peter holds an undergraduate degree in English and history from Queen’s University (1978) and a PhD in literature from the University of Toronto (1983). He joined the U of S English department as a faculty member in 1986. From 2005-2010, he was vice-dean of humanities and fine arts in the College of Arts and Science, and served as dean of the College of Arts and Science from 2011 to 2015. The hallmark of his deanship was a focus on bringing together in a collaborative structure the sciences, social sciences, humanities and fine arts.

    An active scholar throughout his career, he is highly regarded internationally for his work on modern literature, and his exploration of the history of the book and its future in a digital age. Dr. Stoicheff has served in national and provincial leadership roles in research, scholarly and artistic work, including on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) national committee and the SSHRC Doctoral Committee. He oversaw the creation of the U of S Digital Research Centre and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity. He received the university’s Graduate Supervisor Award in 2002. A classical guitarist and composer, Dr. Stoicheff has produced two acoustic guitar CDs, Cantos I and Ethereal Steel.  Dr. Stoicheff serves on the Governance & Executive and the Human Resources committees.