Dr. Mark Schmuckler began his term as the University of Toronto Scarborough’s (UTSC) Vice-Dean Undergraduate in July 2013. Professor Schmuckler has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses since joining UTSC 25 years ago in the Department of Life Sciences now the Department of Psychology. Professor Schmuckler is a specialist in the areas of infant perceptual-action coupling and the perception of pitch structure in music. He serves on a variety of university committees: Course Evaluations, Quality Assurance, Dean’s Advisory Committee and the Dean’s Committee on Petitions to name a few.
As Vice-Dean Undergraduate, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of undergraduate programs and curriculum, student appeals and petitions - strategizing on undergraduate programs enrollment; oversight on teaching and learning innovations; curriculum renewal projects and the oversight of academic activities. The Vice-Dean also oversees undergraduate student support provisions; course evaluations review; technology and teaching; and academic integrity.