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Faculty and staff are divided into the following program areas within the Faculty of Liberal Arts:

Digital Media and Journalism

Faculty

Sue Ferguson
Associate Professor

Bruce Gillespie
Associate Professor

Abby Goodrum
Professor

David Haskell
Associate Professor

Simon Kiss
Assistant Professor

Ellen Russell
Assistant Professor

Kenneth Werbin
Associate Professor

Staff

Jennifer Burt
Academic Program Assistant

English (Brantford)

Faculty

Kenneth Paradis
Program Coordinator, English

Michael Ackerman
Assistant Professor

Kofi Campbell
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Kathryn Carter
Associate Vice-President: Teaching and Learning (Acting)

Ian MacRae
Associate Professor

Lisa Wood
Associate Professor

Annette Abma
Instructor

Leslie Allin
Instructor

Benjamin Barootes
Instructor

Shelley Beal
Instructor

Sylvia Bryce-Wunder
Instructor

John Corr
Instructor

David Murphy
Instructor

Staff

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Nicole Morgan
Academic Program Assistant

History (Brantford)

Faculty

Tarah Brookfield
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator

Peter Farrugia
Associate Professor

Christina Han
Assistant Professor

Rob Kristofferson
Associate Professor

Geoff Spurr
Associate Professor

Gary Warrick
Associate Professor

Krista Barclay
Instructor

Nelson Joannette
Instructor

David Olivier
Instructor

Andrew Thomson
Instructor

Benjamin Woodford
Instructor

Staff

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Nicole Morgan
Academic Program Assistant

Human Rights and Human Diversity

Faculty

Robert Ame
Associate Professor
Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Oliver Masakure
Associate Professor
Director, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Andrew Robinson
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator, Human Rights and Human Diversity

Catherine Stewart
Associate Professor

Stacey Wilson-Forsberg
Associate Professor

Paula Butler
Instructor

Dustin Ciufo
Instructor

Pietro Pirani
Instructor

Thomas Rose
Instructor

George Wootten
Instructor

Staff

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Nicole Morgan
Academic Program Assistant

Indigenous Studies

Faculty

Lianne Leddy
Assistant Professor

Gary Warrick
Associate Professor

Staff

Celine Taillefer-Travers
Academic Program Assistant

Law and Society

Faculty

Mark Davidson
Associate Professor

Kelly Gallagher-Mackay
Assistant Professor

Todd Gordon
Assistant Professor

Jonathan Lavery
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator

Marcia Oliver
Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Member: Social Justice and Community Engagement, Cultural Analysis and Social Theory, Criminology, and Sociology
Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Staff

Jennifer Burt
Academic Program Assistant

Social and Environmental Justice

Note: The Society, Culture and Environment program is being renamed Social and Environmental Justice as of September 2017.

Faculty

James Cairns
Associate Professor

Peter Farrugia
Associate Professor

Robert Feagan
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

Stephen Haller
Associate Professor

Rob Kristofferson
Associate Professor

Jonathan Lavery
Associate Professor

Ian MacRae
Associate Professor

Brenda Murphy
Professor, Program Coordinator

Ellen Russell
Assistant Professor

Edward Shizha
Associate Professor

Charles Wells
Assistant Professor

Kenneth Werbin
Associate Professor

Andrew Atkinson
Instructor

Paula Butler
Instructor

Annette Chretien
Instructor

John Corr
Instructor

Rick Gamble
Instructor

Nick Garside
Instructor

Holly Gibbs
Instructor

Chad Hillier
Instructor

Laurie Jacklin
Instructor

Clarice Kuhling
Instructor

Chris Klassen
Instructor

Edmund Okoree
Instructor

David Olivier
Instructor

Simon Orpana
Instructor

Staff

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Nicole Morgan
Academic Program Assistant

Social Justice and Community Engagement (MA)

Faculty

Bree Akesson
Assistant Professor

Tarah Brookfield
Associate Professor

James Cairns
Associate Professor; Graduate Coordinator

Kathryn Carter
Associate Vice-President: Teaching and Learning (Acting)

Judy Eaton
Associate Professor

Peter Farrugia
Associate Professor

Robert Feagan
Associate Professor

Sue Ferguson
Associate Professor

Sybil Geldart
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

Todd Gordon
Assistant Professor

Rob Kristofferson
Associate Professor

Lianne Leddy
Assistant Professor

Ian MacRae
Assistant Professor

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Brenda Murphy
Professor

Marcia Oliver
Assistant Professor

Vanessa Oliver
Associate Professor

Andrew Robinson
Associate Professor

Jennifer Root
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor

Ellen Russell
Assistant Professor

Catherine Stewart
Associate Professor

Kenneth Werbin
Associate Professor

Stacey Wilson-Forsberg
Associate Professor

Staff

Céline Taillefer-Travers
Academic Program Assistant

User Experience Design

Faculty

Abby Goodrum
Professor

Work and Employment

Faculty

James Cairns
Associate Professor

Todd Gordon 
Assistant Professor

Robert Kristofferson
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator, Work and Employment

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Ellen Russell
Assistant Professor

Staff

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Youth and Children's Studies

Faculty

Tarah Brookfield
Associate Professor

Stephanie Burgoyne
Assistant Professor

Sue Ferguson
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator

Danielle M. Law
Assistant Professor

Vanessa Oliver
Associate Professor

Edward Shizha
Associate Professor
Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Lisa Wood
Associate Professor

Staff

Jennifer Burt
Academic Program Assistant

Office of the Dean of Liberal Arts

Faculty

Heidi Northwood
Dean

Kofi Campbell
Associate Dean

Staff

Melissa Huszczo
Senior Administrative Officer

Jessica Ryde
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Kaitlyn Kreager
Academic Administration Assistant


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