The School of Liberal Education oversees the promotion and implementation of our University-wide Liberal Education philosophy, including the Lib Ed List Requirements for the Breadth pillar.

Our Dean

Dr. Shelly Wismath

Dean, School of Liberal Education
Professor of Mathematics
A812J (University Hall)

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Brendan Cummins

Brendan's area of research and interest is the history of religion, culture, and identity. He works primarily on new religious movements in the United States in the 19th century.

A812M (University Hall)


Alex Kizuk



Dr. Alex Kizuk 

A812L (University Hall)
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Dr. Bruce Mackay

A812F (University Hall) 
(403) 394-3907
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Dr. Richard Delisle 

A812G (University Hall) 
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Doug Orr

During my time at U of L I have had the privilege of working with an amazing company of colleagues committed to the principles and values of liberal education, as well as the opportunity to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to collaborate on innovative research focusing on the scholarship of teaching and learning. I am honoured and humbled to be able to continue contributing to the university as a Fellow of the School of Liberal Education. 

Administrative Support

Bev Garnett

Bev Garnett

Administrative Assistant
School of Liberal Education, English, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies
A812 (University Hall)