Janice Deakin, PhD

Former Provotst & Vice President, Academic, Western University

Dr. Janice Deakin most recently served as the Provost & Vice President (Academic) at Western University from 2010-2018. This followed nearly 25 years at Queen’s University, where Deakin served as Associate Vice-Principal and Dean of the School of Graduate & Post Doctoral Studies, Dean of Student Affairs and Director of the School of Kinesiology and Health. Studies. Deakin is widely published within her field of Expert Performance and has written technical reports for agencies including the Department of National Defense, NATO and Sport Canada. Deakin was Chair of the Ontario Council of Academic Vice-Presidents and has past served as the President of the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology and the Canadian Council of University Physical Education & Kinesiology Administrators. She recently concluded her term on the Board of SNOLAB – a world-class deep underground science facility in Sudbury, Ontario.