• 2010-2020  Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University
  • 2010-2018  Director, Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University
  • 2015-2018  Co-Chair, Royal Society of Canada, Atlantic Chapter
  • 2014-2015  Head, Canadian Studies Program, Mount Allison University
  • 2011-2015  Royal Society of Canada, Expert Panel Committee, member
  • 2011-2015  Vice-president, Canadian Studies Network/Réseau d’études canadiennes
  • 2011-2015  Adjunct Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Department of English, University of New Brunswick (renewal of 2007-2011 appointment)
  • 2013-2014  SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Committee member
  • 2010-2013  Canadian Studies Network/Réseau d’études canadiennes, Executive member
  • 2008-2012  Editor, Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d’études canadiennes
  • 2007-2011  Adjunct Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Department of English, University of New Brunswick
  • 2007-2009  President, Academy I (Arts and Humanities), Royal Society of Canada; Past President 2009-2010
  • 2007-2009  Chair, SSHRC Committee 19 (also, Committee Member 2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07, and SSHRC Observer 2009)
  • 2007-2008  Acting Head (Academic), Canadian Studies Program, Mount Allison University
  • 2004-2005  Co-Director, Joint Guelph-Laurier PhD Program in Literary and Theatre Studies; Graduate Director, Department of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • 2003-2005  Aid to Scholarly Publishing Program, Management Committee
  • 2003  Interim Chair, Dept of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (January-July)
  • 2001-2005  Chair, Canadian Studies Program, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • 1997-2005  Humanities Federation Aid to Scholarly Publication Committee (French language and Canadian and Commonwealth English Literatures 1997-2003)
  • 1999-2003  Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) President-elect (1999-2000), President (2000-2002), Past-President (2002-2003)
  • 1998-1999  Chair, Association of Canadian Studies Committee of Program Directors
  • 1995-1999  Executive member, Association of Canadian Studies Committee of Program Directors
  • 1993-1999  Chair, Canadian Studies Program, Trent University
  • 1995-1997  Social Sciences and Humanities Aid to Scholarly Conferences Grant Committee (Chair 1996-1997)
  • 1992-1994  Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL) Vice-President
  • 1983-1993  Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes Editorial Board
  • 1990-1991  Resident Director Trent-Waterloo Year-Abroad Program, Université de Nantes, France
  • 1987-1990  Founding Chair, Women's Studies Program, Trent University
  • 1986-1988  RFR/DRF (Resources for Feminist Resources/Documentation sur les recherches féministes), Editorial collective
  • 1984-1988  Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes Book Review Editor