Professor David Cameron has been appointed interim dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto, effective May 21, 2013.

He fills the position vacated by Meric Gertler, who was named the next President of the University on March 4, 2013, succeeding David Naylor.

Cameron’s CV is extensive, encompassing positions in academia that include dean of Arts & Science at Trent University, chair of Trent’s Department of Political Science, vice-president, institutional relations at U of T, acting chair of the Department of Political Science, acting vice-dean, undergraduate education and teaching of A&S, and chair of the Department of Political Science, the position he currently holds as he waits to assume responsibility as interim dean.

Professor Cameron has also served in a variety of administrative and advisory roles for the government of Ontario.