Contact Us

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations offices at Bancroft Hall are currently closed until further notice.

This decision aligns with the University of Toronto’s institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its continued effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. All staff are working remotely and may be contacted via email.

Office Hours:

Fall & Winter hours:  Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Summer hours: July 1 to Labour Day, 9:00am – 4:30pm
The office is closed on all statutory holidays.

General Inquiries:

General inquiries (Office of the Chair):
Graduate program inquiries:
Undergraduate program inquiries:

Department Contacts:

Tim Harrison
Chair and Graduate Chair

Paul-Alain Beaulieu
Associate Chair, Graduate

Maria Subtelny
Associate Chair, Undergraduate

Carly Gubasta
Assistant to the Chair and Undergraduate Assistant
Room 200
(416) 978-3306

Michael Godwin
Graduate Administrator
Room 200A
(416) 978-3181

Maria Leonor Vivona
Business Officer
Room 200D
(416) 978-0555

Stanley Klassen
Archaeology Lab Technician & Collections Manager
Room 418
(416) 978-1135

Victoria Jiyoung Sheen
Communications and Administrative Assistant
(416) 946-3461

Mailing Address:

Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
University of Toronto
4 Bancroft Avenue, 2nd floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1C1

Fax: (416) 978-3305

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