Atlantis 1995 Directory
17- ATLANTIS DIRECTORY March 1995 (Draft 06)
An alphabetized but by no means inclusive list of people who were at that time involved with the Atlantis Project, in planning, administration or consultation. It indicates the wide range of Atlantis associates in that year. An updated and somewhat augmented list is in preparation for 2010. (Suggested additions or modifications should be sent to Paul Piehler, ptpiehler©cfl.rr.com.)
Paul Almond, OC
Quest Films, Montreal Tel: 849-7921Mr. Almond is a well-known Quebec filmmaker, novelist, and literary editor who has advised on the project and edited the manifesto.
Prof. Warwick Armstrong
398-4953 Professor of Geography at McGill with wide experience in Third World development, and Associate Coordinator of the Atlantis Project, Dr. Armstrong is contributing actively to its evolution and consolidation.
Tel: 285-4453 Ms. Ayer has tutorial experience as undergr. TA in English, 200-1. A student of English Literature, she is a long-time activist and consultant on the organization of the project.
Prof. Roger Bennett
398-4067Assoc. Dean of Management (B. Comm. program), Prof. Bennett has advised on the project and has suggested the formation of a committee to discuss possibilities of Atlantis type instruction within McGill.
Dr. Baruch Blumberg
Tel: 865 277710 Master of Balliol College, OxfordConsultant to the Atlantis Project, Dr. Blumberg has offered the advice and suport of Balliol College in initiating an Atlantis residence college.
Dr. Roger Buckland,
Vice-Principal, MacDonald College.Tel: 398-7707 Dr. Buckland has raised the possibility of an Atlantis-type college on McGill's MacDonald Campus.
Dr. Lynn Burton
Dept. of Fish. & Oceans, Ottawa.Tel: 613-990-9765 Ottawa coordinator for the project, Dr. Burton has written an important commentary, as well as an "executive summary" of the plan, and has expressed an interest in taking a teaching/executive role in Atlantis. She is at present acting as the Executive Coordinator of the Task Force on Incomes and Adjustment in the Atlantic Fishery and was recently Director of Environmental Education, Environment Canada. Recent public.: Developing Resource for Humans. Routledge Press, 1992.
Tel: 933-9723 Architect and film director, McGill graduate, he is interested in developing plans for a residence college, and in advising on education appropriate to contemporary professional life.
Prof. Alain Chanlat
Tel: 340-6328Prof. Chanlat enseigne les fondaments de la gestion du point de vue historique et avec un d©marche interdisciplinaire, a L'ˆcole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales. Il est le fondateur et le directeur du groupe Humanisme et gestion, auteur de La Rupture entre l'entreprise et les hommes. Le point de vue des sciences de la vie, (1985).
Tel: 071 939 3000 Consultant in Management at Touche Ross, Fleet St, London, Gillian Christie has prepared a dossier for Atlantis on the consultant's role in educational innovation.
Professor Greg Dawes
Theology FacultyUniv. of Otago 64 3 479 8901 Writes: "We have been dissatisfied with our current system of lectures for some time and are looking for alternatives." ". . . the project has inspired at least some of us down here in the antipodes!"
Dr. Patrick Dias
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction, Fac. of Education, McGill.Tel: 398-6960 With extensive experience in curriculum reform and small-groupteaching, Dr. Dias will be contributing to our tutorial text. He has had particular success in teaching small-group methods to high-school teachers.
Prof. Janet Donald
Tel: 398-6648Former Director, Centre for University Teaching and Learning, McGill, Dr. Donald has advised on the development and administration of the Atlantis project since its inception.
Prof. Marsha Durham University of Western SydneyM.DURHAM©UWS.EDU.AU LS Writes: "The Deputy CEO at University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Prof. Alex Robertson, recently distributed to all of the Deans your article 'Teaching in Universities: What is to be done?' I would appreciate further details." As faculty representative on the Working Party for Academic Excellence, "I will be able to disseminate the Atlantis information more widely within the university."
Prof. Eric Einhorn
Chairman, Dept. of Political Science University of MassachusetsAmherst EINHORN©POLSCI.UMASS.EDU LSHas sent for "additional descriptive material" on Atlantis. Has opened discussion of teaching hours in an Atlantis program.
J. Nicholas Elam
Tel: 071-210-6301 Head of Cultural Relations Department in London, Mr. Elam has shown strong interest in the Atlantis project. In his role of overseeing governmental scholarlarships to foreign students, he has found that the demand for places in universities with tutorial instruction immensely exceeds the supply. Therefore, he is anxious to support the Atlantis program as it offers the opportunity for widespread tutorial instruction without the high cost of such instruction at Oxbridge.
Tel: 398-1872 Daniel Engelberg is a human-computer interaction specialist at the Computer Research Institute of Montreal. He is also the founder of an interdisciplinary interest group and think-tank on the design of human environments. His background is in psychology and human factors.
Prof. Alan Fenichel
Dept. of Economics, McGill Tel: 398-4835 Dr.Fenichel participated in The McGill Experimental Summer College (ESCMU) as a tutor, is consulting on the project, and has expressed interest in participating in Atlantis.
Centre for Teaching and Learning University of AberdeenJ.A.FORSTER©ABDN.AC.UK LS Has requested information on Atlantis.
0865 276082Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU Development Officer at Magdalen, Peter has been a longtime friend of Atlantis and has advised particularly on college design and layout.
Prof. Scot Gardiner
Tel: 848-2549 LAMBERT©VAX2.CONCORDIA.CA LS Dept. of Communications, Concordia (Loyola), Montreal.Dr. W.L. Gardiner is the author of The Psychology of Education, and The Ubiquitous Chip, and is a specialist in the use of visual media in education. He is widely travelled, and has many important contacts in the field of AV educ. Dr. Gardiner has expressed strong support for the project from the beginning and is a potential tutor, and adviser on media options.
Prof. Marc Gervais SJ
Dept. of Communications, Concordia (Loyola), MontrealLoyola Peace Institute Tel: 482-1261Dr. Gervais is an internationally known film critic and founder chairman of the Loyola Peace Institute who has expressed strong interest in participating in Atlantis.
Tel: 259-4264 A graduate of McGill's English department (1989), a McConnellFellow with numerous scholarships, Mr. Godin is now the director of the Academie Linguistique de Montreal. He is an active supporter of Atlantis and a potential director of the Atlantis programme for bilingual tutorials.
School of Education U. of Syracuse Tel: 315-479-7301
Director of The Cultural Foundations of Education Project, Prof. Grant wrote the definitive text, The Perpetual Dream: Reform and Experiment in the American College. He has been a strong supporter of the project since the beginning and has agreed to contribute to the proposed Atlantis text "From Ancient Colloquy to Modern Encounter: The Tutorial Reborn"
Prof. Andrew Hamnett
Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor University of NewcastleNewcastel-upon-Tyne 092 222 7701ANDREW.HAMNETT©NCL.AC.UK LSWrites: ". . . you have clearly wrestled with these problems [of incorporating small group teaching into conventional curricula] and arrived at a possible solution. I would be intrigued to know more . . . "
Tel: 845-0850 Ms. Henderson was a major organizer of, and a student administrator/participant, in the McGill Experimental Summer College of 1969. She is an independent film director, has directed "Song of Tibet" for NFB (Studio B) which was shown on CBC and nominated for an award. She is working with Gwynne Dyer on a television series on Patriarchy. She has expressed interest in taking on an Atlantis tutorial in a research capacity.
Prof. Ian Henderson Tel: 398-833On the faculty of Religious Studies at McGill, Dr. Henderson has consulted for and is possible participant in Atlantis, particularly as a summer program.
Dr. Fumiko Ikawa-Smith Tel: 398-4179Assoc. Vice-President, Academic. Atlantis has reported to her and has benefited by her guidance.
Joan Kahn398-7402 Dr. Kahn has worked with the Centre for Medicine, Ethics, and Law at McGill and is advising Atlantis re current work on generating more humane relationships between employee and institution, as developed in the procedures of such groups as Socio-Technical Systems and Total Quality Management.
Don Kingsbury Tel: 277-7625A former instructor known for teaching innovations in the mathematics department at McGill, Mr. Kingsbury is now a well-known science-fiction writer (Courtship Rite, etc). He is a supporter of Atlantis and is interested in working with a professional tutorial on a scifi project.
Eric Kline Tel: 310-575-4055Mr. Kline participated in the Berkeley and ESCMU tutorials. He is an L.A. representative for Atlantis, and teaches drama at UC Irvine.
College of Higher Vocational Studies City University of Hong KongVSBRAD©CITYU.EDU.HK LS Request for further details of the project has led to a lively and continuing exchange of ideas and information.
Prof. Ellen James Tel: 932-0715A instructor of graduate students in art history at Concordia, Professor James has also had experience in arranging art and architectural exhibitions.
Chair, Ontario Council of Regents Tel: 416 325-1791Mr Johnston has reviewed the proposals very positively and will keep in touch with the progress of the project.
Tel: 939-7025 Dr. Lambert is Director of the Canadian Centre for Architecture; she has suggested a CCA exhibition on the evolutions of college architecture, emphasising the interrelations of external space and internal mindstates, with particular reference to the polar assertions of institutional authority and individual autonomy.
78 Locust Ave, Mill Valley, Ca 94941Mr. Leonard is the author of the acclaimed visionary tome Education and Ecstacy. He is also written on the role of sport in education in The Ultimate Athlete and is a potential contributor to the proposed text on tutorials.
Prof. Bill MacPherson
Holland College, PEI.MAC©HOLLANDC.PEI.CA LS Director of Learning Support Services, Bill MacPherson supervises Holland College's "Competency Based Learning," in which responsibility for learning is primarily with the student. Instead of the conventional teacher - student relationship, the staff function as "Learning Managers" whose role is to facilitate rather than control the learning process. We look forward to strengthening contacts with Holland, whose program seems remarkably close to the concepts developed by Atlantis.
George Marshall Tel: 931-5313.Former President of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Montreal, businessman, financial consultant, and long-time adviser and friend to Atlantis.
Dr. George Marshall
NBD Communications, Bedford, NS. Tel: 902-435-9000 GMARSHAL©FOX.NSTN.NS.CA LSDr. Marshall was a tutor in the McGill Summer College of 1969, and has been a professor of psychology at Concordia. Resources: Application of information technology; use of contemplative and meditative practices in Atlantis College; would be available as tutor and is willing to provide location for projects, field studies or apprenticeships.
Prof. James McConica All Souls College, OxfordTel: 2-79285 Historian of Oxf. Univ. who has agreed to consider a contribution on the history of the tutorial to the tutorial volume.
Prof. Michael McMordie Dean, Faculty of General StudiesUniv. of Calgary MCMORDIE©ACS.UCALGARY.CAHas requested Atlantis documents and sent details of Calgary's own proposals for tutorials taught by senior undergraduates.
Mr. Ian Morrison
416 483-4785 Mr. Morrison is Executive Director of the Canadian Association for Adult Education and has taken a long-time interest in the project.
Nicole Morgan M.A. Philos. (Dijon), Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Assistant Professor, Policy Studies, Queen's, with emphasis on Human Resource Planning, Nicole has provided significant contributions to Atlantis concepts.
Dr. David Mulhall
Dawson CollegeTel: 931-8731/1412 Dr. Mulhall is the founder and director of the Liberal Arts Program in Dawson, a program that has been taken up by the other English CEGEPs. He is an important consultant on CEGEP programs.
Dr. Saskia Murk Jansen Cambridge Univ. Development Office Tel: 0223-332288Dr. Murk Jansen is a Tutor at Robinson College in Dutch and mystical theology, and an alumni relations officer in the Development Office. She is a strong supporter of the project and is the Cambridge coordinator for the Tutorial Volume.
Prof. Peter Oettli
Dean of HumanitiesUniv. of Waikato PB 3105 Hamilton0064 7 838 4114 GERM0067©WAIKATO.AC.NZ LS Has been developing techniques to "train students to respond critically to each other rather than look to the `expert' to provide answers from on high. Several of my colleagues have now modified this approach and perhaps it is time we put our collective experiences on paper." Also interested in further elucidation of faculty - student ratios, and of cross-cultural tutorials. Would like "some dialogue with people involved in what seems to me, from the little I have read, a most promising new departure."
Tel: 279536Bursar of New College, Oxford, and expert on British academic institutions, Mr Palfreyman has served with the University Grants Committee and is a Course Director for the Higher Education Management Programme. Rec. publication: "A Kindly, Academic, and Toothless Dinosaur." Oxford Magazine, no.106, Trinity Term, 1994.
Dr. Daphne Pan
National University of Singapore10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 772 6133 ELLPAND©LEONIS.NUS.SG LS Dr. Pan, who is Coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Resource Unit, has requested fuller information on Atlantis and has joined the Listserv
Prof. Gilles Paquet
Tel: 613 564-4001Professor of Public Administration at Univ. of Ottawa, with wide administrative experience including Deanships at both Carleton and Ottawa, Dr. Paquette has offered to act as adviser and consultant to the project.
Prof. Paul Piehler
Dept of English, McGill University. Co-ordinator, Atlantis Project.
Prof. Gail R. Pool
Chair, Dept. of Anthropology University of New Brunswick, Fredericton GRPOOL©UNB.CA LS. Prof. Pool requested information on Atlantis, since UNB is undergoing discussions "about revitalizing our program in Anthropology and Arts"; he is on the review committee, and is also a source of information on other innovative programs in Atlantic Canada, such as the Aquinas Program at St. Thomas University, and the Community Studies program at the University College at Cape Breton. He has also advised us on Listservs for electronic discussion of higher education.
Prof. Gary PooleDirector, Centre for University Teaching Simon Fraser Univ.Burnaby 604 291-3910GARY_POOLE©SFU.CA LSRequested information on Atlantis.
Prof. M.H. ProzeskyDean, Faculty of Humanities, University of Natal PB X01 ScottsvillePietermaritzburg 3209 0331 260 5921 LSFaxed request for information, Jan 26, 95. Writes: "I believe your experiment to be of great potential for use in my faculty."
Prof. Garry Quinlan
Head of Earth Sciences Memorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John's GQUINLAN©LEIF.UCS.MUN.CA LSWrites: "We are wrestling with many of the issues you discuss and I would greatly appreciate receiving more information on the Atlantis Project."
Tel: 464404 13-15 Covent Garden, Cambridge, CB1 2HSProfessor of Architecture at Cambridge Univ. Dr. Ray also heads Nicholas Ray Associates and the Cambridge University BuildingsGroup (assessment of ancient buildings, incorporating students into professional activities, with salary.) A member of the consultation board of Peterborough Cathedral, Prof. Ray is actively engaged in planning a university in the Cathedral precincts, on Atlantis lines.
Prof. James Reed Queens College, Oxford.Tel: 2-79193 Dr. Reed is a longtime consultant to the project. He has published an article on Atlantis for The Oxford Magazine, of which he is editor, and is willing to contribute a chapter to our projected book on the tutorial.
Dr T. Alex Reid Director, Oxford Univ. Computing Services13 Banbury Rd Oxford865 273 229 ALEX©VAX.OX.AC.UK LS Dr. Reid initiated planning of small-group teaching in the Univerity of Western Australia in early 1990s. He has requested further Atlantis documents and suggested discussions in the form of a "small seminar" next time I can get to Oxford.
Prof. Eric Salin
Tel: 398-6236Prof. Salin, along with his colleague Prof. David Burns, is an active consultant on the possibilities of Atlantis-style instruction in the sciences.
Marcy SlapcoffTel: 524-6321 McGill Graduate (English-- with Great Distinction), has been an Assistant Coordinator for the Atlantis Project.
Dr. Richard Smethurst Worcester College, Oxford.Tel: 2-78362 The Provost of Worcester College and Chairman of the O.U. Education Committee, Dr. Smethurst would contribute a chapter on the work of the committee in preparing new faculty for a tutorial role.
Prof. David Smith
Faculty of Education, McGill Tel: 398-4528 CZDV©MUSICA.MCGILL.CA LSOne time Dean of the Education Faculty, Dr. Smith has considerable expertise in both the human and administrative aspects of higher education. He has been a long time consultant to and supporter of the project, and has received a McGill Royal Bank grant for setting up an Atlantis style tutorial. His report very significant report on this tutorial appears elsewhere on this website.
Dr. Stuart Smith
Tel: 613 232-7772 Chairman of the Commission on Post-secondary Education in Canada,Mr. Smith is a longtime consultant to the project and has offered assistance in securing administrative and financial support.
Prof. T. SymonsTrent University Internationally known scholar and university administrator, Professor Symons was the founder and first President of Trent University. He is willing to advise on the Atlantis Project and is particularly interested in the possibilities of a new university at Peterborough, UK.
Mr. Thomas Thompson 398-8300Deputy Campaign Director, McGill Twenty-First Century Fund, Mr Thompson handles contributions (large or small) to the McGill Atlantis Project, and has been a long-time adviser to the project.
Dr. Cynthia Weston, Tel: 398-6648 Director, Centre for University Teaching and Learning, McGill University, Dr. Weston has advised Atlantis, particularly on the preparation and editing of Atlantis documents, especially funding applications.
Professor Claudia Whalen
Dept. of PsychologySt Thomas Univ. FrederictonCWHA©UNB.CA LS Requested Atlantis documents, which she described as being of "immense help." Is contributing to Listserv discussions.
Prof. M.A. Whitehead Tel: 398-6239Professor of Chemistry at McGill, Dr. Whitehead is an active consultant for the Atlantis project.
Prof. Paul Wong Professor of Psychology at Trent, Dr. Wong has been a strong supporter of Atlantis methods. His papers on educational psychology show a deep and humane interest in the response of individual students to their educational experience.