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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
July 25, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Graduate Faculty



  • Dr. Sandra Annett (digital and new media; Japanese popular culture; world animation; fan studies)
  • Dr. Andrea Austin (cybercultures; narrative theory; gender theory)
  • Dr. Katherine Bell (Youth culture; children's literature and participatory culture; narrative ethics, the Canadian bildungsroman, Atlantic Canadian YA literature)
  • Dr. Jing Jing Chang (East Asian cinema; postcolonial studies; cold war culture)
    Dr. Viviana Comensoli (Early modern drama and pose; Shakespeare; cultural materialist theory and criticism)
  • Dr. Maria DiCenzo (Feminist media history; interwar feminist movement; 20th-century British theatre)
  • Dr. Tamas Dobozy (music and utopia; post-structuralism; short story; creative writing)
  • Dr. Jennifer Esmail (Victorian literature; deaf and disability studies; animal studies; history of media and technology)
    Dr. Philippa Gates (Classical and New Hollywood film; gender and genre; film history)
  • Dr. Madelaine Hron (human rights; African postcolonial literature; immigration, trauma and healing)
  • Dr. Jenny Kerber (Canadian literature; environmental literature and criticism; border studies; Indigenous literature)
  • Dr. Russell Kilbourn (memory studies; art film; adaptation; W.G. Sebald; European cinema)
  • Dr. Ute Lischke (autobiography/life writing; European film; Indigenous writing and filmmaking in North America)
  • Dr. Tanis MacDonald (Canadian poetry; feminist theory; Canadian history and culture)
  • Dr. Leslie O'Dell (the psychology of acting; theatre and cinematic performance in theory and practice; script writing)
  • Dr. Mariam Pirbhai (Post-colonial literature and theory; post-colonial women's writing; Caribbean literature; South Asian literature; diaspora, multicultural and minority writing)
  • Dr. Markus Poetzsch (British Romantic literature; aesthetics; pedestrianism; ecocriticism)
  • Dr. Anne Russell (Early modern drama and poetry; early modern women writers; Aphra Behn)
  • Dr. Lynn Shakinovsky (Victorian literature and culture; 19th- and 20th-century American literature; psychoanalysis, religion and ethics)
  • Dr. Katherine Spring (film sound and music; American film history; theories of narritive and narration; Hong Kong cinema)
  • Dr. Eleanor Ty (Asian North American literature and film; 18th century fiction; diaspora, ethnicity and gender)
  • Dr. Robin Waugh (Old and Middle English; medieval studies; literary theory)
  • Dr. James Weldon (Middle English literature; medieval ramance; manuscript studies; Tolkien studies)

Graduate Faculty at Brantford Campus

  • Dr. Kofi Campbell (Postcolonial Literature, Medieval Literature, Women's Literature and Gender Studies, Popular Culture / Cultural Studies, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Creative Writing)

  • Dr. Kathryn Carter (19th Century Canadian literature; women's diaries; life writing)
  • Dr. Ian MacRae (Canadian poetry, biophilia and pedagogy, forms of representation in/of the Canadian Arctic)
  • Dr. Kenneth Paradis (Modern and Contemporary American literature; popular culture; Evangelical and apocalyptic fiction)
  • Dr. Lisa Wood (Fiction of the Romantic period; Children’s literature, video games, and pop culture; women’s literature)