Dwayne Benjamin is a labour economist, with research interests principally pertaining to the Canadian labour market, but he has also worked extensively on related questions in developing countries.
Professor Benjamin is currently Vice-Dean, Graduate Education in the Faculty of Arts & Science. The Vice-Dean, Graduate Education oversees matters relating to graduate education, including graduate enrolment planning, administration of funds to support graduate activities, graduate program development, and governance matters.
Prior to this, Professor Benjamin served as Chair of the Department of Economics (2015 to 2017), as well as Associate Chair (Undergraduate, 2010 to 2015) and Associate Chair (Graduate, 2003 to 2006) in the Economics Department. He was also the Managing Editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics from 2005 to 2008.