Derek Stockley, Associate Vice-President, Academic, faces the camera with a slight grin, wearing a blue suit jacket and spotted shirt.
Derek Stockley

Associate Vice-President, Academic

Dr. Derek Stockley is the associate vice-president, academic at Humber College. With over 17 years of experience in the college sector, Derek began at Humber in 2009 as an associate dean in the Faculty of Social and Community Services and became the dean in 2015. He transitioned to the role of senior dean and principal of the Humber Lakeshore Campus in 2018.

Throughout his career, Derek has demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). He is currently the co-chair of the Access and Equity for Staff working group of the EDI Taskforce. He has led numerous college-wide initiatives, including the Six-in-Six series, a college-wide wellness initiative developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Derek has a bachelor’s degree (BA) in Sociology, an M.Sc in Family Therapy and a PhD in Higher Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Derek’s talent extends beyond the post-secondary realm; he has been writing and performing comedy for the past 10 years.