# Marni Mishna Appointed PIMS Deputy Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Marni Mishna has been appointed PIMS Deputy Director effective as of July 1, 2019.

Marni Mishna is a Professor of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University. Originally from Edmonton, Marni successively obtained degrees in pure mathematics from the University of Waterloo, Simon Fraser University and the UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al. She held an NSERC Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Bordeaux and the Fields Institute in Toronto before returning to Simon Fraser as faculty in 2005. Her distinctions include an NSERC University Faculty Award, and numerous invited positions in France.

PIMS would like to express its appreciation for the valuable contributions made by Dr. Anthony Quas, the outgoing PIMS Interim Deputy Director and current PIMS Site Director at the University of Victoria.