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Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Okanagan Campus
1148 Research Road
Kelowna, BC Canada
V1V 1V7

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Sakiru Adebayo, PhD | Assistant Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | sakiru.adebayo@ubc.ca | CCS 379
Research Interests: African Literature, The New African Diaspora, Postcolonial Studies, Black Studies, Migration Studies, Memory Studies, Melancholy Studies
Courses & Teaching: ENG 153: Readings in Narrative; ENG 291: African Literary Canon; ENG 391: Afropolitan Literature; ENG 491/CULT 490: Black Intellectual Traditions; ENG 522: Literature and Memory
Ramine Adl, MA | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | ramine.adl@ubc.ca | 250.807.9343 | CCS 342
Research Interests: Use of technology in the classroom; blended teaching and learning; scholarship of teaching and learning
Courses & Teaching: French language at all levels; grammar and composition; medieval and Renaissance French literature
Maria Alexopoulos, PhD | Lecturer | Cultural Studies, English, English and Cultural Studies | maria.alexopoulos@ubc.ca | 250.807.9057 | CCS 351A
Courses & Teaching: CULT 101 Cultural Studies Practices; ENGL 309/CULT 371 Modern Critical Theory and Interdisciplinary Methods
Angela Andersen | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies | angela.andersen@ubc.ca | Teaching remotely
Research Interests: Art and architecture of the Islamic world; vernacular and quotidian architecture; minority and marginalized Islamic communities; inter- and intra-religious interactions; architecture, art and human rights; oral history theory and collection
Courses & Teaching: ART 203: Global Contemporary Art
Sheila Andrulevich | Assistant to the Department Head | Languages and World Literatures | sandrule@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.9399 | CCS 323
Anderson Araujo, PhD | Department Head, Associate Professor | English, Languages and World Literatures, World Literatures | anderson.araujo@ubc.ca | 250.807.9589 | CCS 365

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Transnational modernism; First World War poetry, 20th-century British and Irish literature; modernism and transatlantic modernism; peace and war studies; aesthetics.
Courses & Teaching: Teaching areas: English, Modernist literature, Twentieth-Century British and Irish literature, and World Literature. Recent graduate and undergraduate courses taught: IGS 590 Power and Ideas; WRLD 330 War in Literature; WRLD 331 “Best” International Feature Films; WRLD 332 Nobel Prize Literature; WRLD 360 Power and Literature (also upcoming in the fall of 2022).
Bobbette Armstrong-Paisley | Assistant to the Dean | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | bobbette.armstrong-paisley@ubc.ca | 250.807.8367 | CCS 323
Robert Belton, PhD | Dean Emeritus | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | robert.belton@ubc.ca
Research Interests: Art theory, criticism, and historiography; modern and contemporary European and North American art and architecture; cognitive science and art; film and cultural studies; experimental music
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture; Music
Emerald Benzmer, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Media Studies | emerald.benzmer@ubc.ca | CCS 168
Martin Blum, PhD | Associate Professor | German, Languages and World Literatures | martin.blum@ubc.ca | 250.807.9362 | CCS 378
Research Interests: Medieval and Renaissance studies; short narrative genres; German language and culture.
Courses & Teaching: German; English
Jaime Boyzo | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | jboyzo@mail.ubc.ca | FIP 322
Courses & Teaching: SPAN 202: Advanced Beginner's Spanish
Jessica Bradford | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | jesbrad@mail.ubc.ca | Working remotely
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 250: Workshop in Creative Writing: Screenwriting
Sherry Breshears | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | sherry.breshears@ubc.ca | Working remotely
Courses & Teaching: CORH 205 | ENGL 109 | ENGL 112
Frances Brouse | Dean's Office Administrator & Property Manager | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | frances.brouse@ubc.ca | 250.807.9761 | CCS 323
Neil Cadger, MFA | Associate Professor Emeritus | Creative Studies, Theatre | neil.cadger@ubc.ca
Research Interests: Object theatre, puppetry, theatrical masks, live installations, dance/theatre.
Courses & Teaching: Theatre
Myron Campbell, MAA | Associate Professor of Teaching | Creative Studies, Media Studies, Visual Arts | myron.campbell@ubc.ca | 250.807.8011 | CCS 161
Research Interests: Visual art, media arts, interactive installation; screen-based interactive animation; traditional & digital media arts; digital design.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Art; Media Studies, Digital Media
Chanda Carey, PhD (On Leave) | Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track | Art History, Creative Studies | chanda.carey@ubc.ca | 250.807.9058 | CCS 347
Research Interests: Global Contemporary Art History; Performance Art and its Mediation; Contemporary Art and Transculturation; Geographies of Art; Digital Humanities
Courses & Teaching: Global Contemporary Art; Performance Art in History, Theory and Practice; Eco-Art
Diana Carter, PhD | Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | diana.carter@ubc.ca | 250.807.9872 | CCS 323B
Research Interests: Sociolinguistics; language, gender identity and education; corpus linguistics; bilingual code-switching.
Courses & Teaching: Beginners’ Spanish I and II, Advanced Beginners’ Spanish I and II, Intermediate Spanish I and II, The Sounds of Spanish, Spanish & English in Contrast, and History of the Spanish Language.
Jodey Castricano, PhD | Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies | English and Cultural Studies | jodey.castricano@ubc.ca | 250.807.9196 | CCS 323E

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Research Interests: 19th-century studies, including gothic studies and psychoanalysis (Freud/Jung); critical animal studies; ecofeminism; critical and literary theory, film and media studies; feminist and queer theory; ethics; social activism.
Courses & Teaching: English; Cultural Studies
Connor Charlesworth, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | connor.charlesworth@ubc.ca | 250.807.8913 | FIP 322
Research Interests: Visual arts, contemporary drawing and painting practices, colour, installation, post-production, history of modern art, facture, and thing theory.
Courses & Teaching: Drawing, Painting, Studio
Kerrie Charnley, PhD | Assistant Professor of Teaching | English and Cultural Studies, Nłeʔkepmx Language Fluency, Nsyilxcn Language Fluency (BNLF), St’at’imc Language Fluency | kerrie.charnley@ubc.ca
Research Interests: Indigenous Epistemologies, Salishan Intellectual Traditions and Literatures (Interior Salish Literatures and Coast Salish Literatures), Indigenous Literatures, Indigenous Storywork, Indigenous Oral Traditions, Indigenous Literacies, Indigenous Land/Ocean-Based Pedagogies, Indigenous Languages, Multimodal and Multi-sensory Literacies, Cognitive Maps and Geography, Rhetoric, Discourse Analysis, A/r/tography and Arts-Based Research, Autoethnography and Memoir, Mixed Genre Writing, Writing Education
Courses & Teaching: English 114: Studies in Composition: Aboriginal Perspectives, English 387/Cultural Studies 350: Indigenous Literatures: Intellectual Tradition, and other English and Cultural Studies courses. CORH 206: Communicating Indigeneity in the Certificate in Communication and Rhetoric.
Anita Chaudhuri, PhD | Assistant Professor of Teaching | English, English and Cultural Studies | anita.chaudhuri@ubc.ca | 250.807.8576 | CCS 365
Research Interests: Communication; Rhetoric and Composition; Second language writing; Critical Discourse Analysis
Courses & Teaching: Writing studies; Rhetoric and Communications
Kevin Chong, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | kevin.chong@ubc.ca | CCS 169
Research Interests: Creative writing, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary journalism, dramatic writing.
Courses & Teaching: Creative writing, novel, short story, memoir, personal essay, lyric essay, literary journalism.
Rina Garcia Chua, PhD | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | rina.chua@ubc.ca | FIP 318
Research Interests: Ecocriticism, ecopoetry, environmental humanities, Asian Canadian/Asian American literatures, migrancy, diaspora.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 109 – Introduction to Academic Writing
Joanna Cockerline, MA | Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Management | joanna.cockerline@ubc.ca | 250.807.8273 | CCS 332
Research Interests: Management communications; Science and engineering communications; Interdisciplinary and intercultural communications; Creative writing; Contemporary Canadian fiction and memoir; Contemporary East African writing and cultural productions; Intersectional feminisms; Survivor narratives; and Writing that inspires social change.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112 Studies in Composition; MGMT 240 Introduction to Management Communications; CORH 321 Personal and Professional Identity and Interpersonal Communication
Alison Conway, PhD | Professor | English and Cultural Studies, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies | alison.conway@ubc.ca | LM4 620

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Literary and cultural history of the long eighteenth century in Britain; narrative studies; and gender and sexuality theory.
Courses & Teaching: English; Gender & Women Studies
Vanessa Costa da Silveira | Head’s Assistant, Undergraduate Program and Events Support | Creative Studies | vanessa.costadasilveira@ubc.ca | CCS 153
Briar Craig, MFA | Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | briar.craig@ubc.ca | 250.807.9765 | CCS 165

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Popular culture; sustainable practices in printmaking; innovations in print-related media; curatorial practices; artist books
Courses & Teaching: Visual Art, Printmaking (ultra-violet screen printing; stone lithography; etching; relief printing; letterpress printing); drawing; introductory photography
Susan Cripps | Departmental Administrative Assistant, Masters of Design Program Assistance | Creative Studies | susan.cripps@ubc.ca | 250.807.8716 | CCS 152
Cameron Crookston, PhD | Lecturer | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies | cameron.crookston@ubc.ca | CCS 351A
Research Interests: Drag, LGBTQ2+ history, Queer Popular Culture, Transgender Studies
Courses & Teaching: Media and Popular Culture
Matthew Davis | Lecturer | Digital Humanities, English and Cultural Studies | mdavis14@mail.ubc.ca | CCS 346
Courses & Teaching: DIHU 220-101, DIHU302-001/ENGL 306-001, IGS 501D-001
Jacen Dennis, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Media Studies | jacen.dennis@ubc.ca | CCS 174
Courses & Teaching: Digital Media, Animation
Claude Desmarais, PhD | Assistant Professor (Tenure) | German, Languages and World Literatures | claude.desmarais@ubc.ca | 250.807.8635 | CCS 373
Research Interests: Autobiography, Intercultural Studies, Disability Studies, German Studies and the Environment
Courses & Teaching: German Studies/World Literature – German language, literature and culture; world literature in a comparative context, particularly in terms of autobiography; intercultural studies
David Doody, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | david.doody@ubc.ca | FIP 319
Research Interests: Contemporary sculpture practice;
Courses & Teaching: VISA 102/VISA 103 Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices; VISA 322M/322N Advanced Practice in Sculpture; VISA 460k Community Art Practices, VISA 289 Advanced Drawing Practices; VISA 104/ VISA 105 Intro Sculpture
Jorden Doody, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | jorden.doody@ubc.ca | FIP 318
Courses & Teaching: VISA 285A Public Art: Mural Painting; VISA 460R Go Global: Spain Street Art
Aleksandra Dulic, PhD | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Media Studies, Visual Arts | aleksandra.dulic@ubc.ca | 250.807.9771 | CCS 171

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Visual art, new media, video, drawing 2D; media for social change; climate change; interactive art; experience design.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Art; Media Studies; Digital Media
Renay Egami, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | renay.egami@ubc.ca | 250.807.9764 | CCS 164

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Contemporary Art Practices; Material Studies; Diaspora Research; Memorialization.
Courses & Teaching: Sculpture; Advanced Art Practices; MFA Graduate Colloquium.
Robert Eggleston, PhD | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | robert.eggleston@ubc.ca | 250.807.9368 | CCS 341
Research Interests: Restoration and 18th-century theatre, especially the plays of Edward Ravenscroft; theories of comedy during the late 17th century; political satire on and censorship of the stage during the 1720s and 1730s.
Courses & Teaching: English
Meilan Ehlert, PhD | Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures | meilan.ehlert@ubc.ca | CCS 364
Research Interests: Educational sociolinguistics; multilingual literacies; plurilingualism and intercultural education; foreign language learning and teaching; Intercultural communication, context and business
Courses & Teaching: CHIN 100 101, KORN 100 101, WRLD 150, WRLD 151, WRLD 152, WRLD 382, WRLD 388
Anne Fleming, MFA (On Leave) | Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | anne.fleming@ubc.ca | 250.807.9368 | CCS 174

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Creative writing, fiction, poetry, children’s books, stage play and screen writing.
Courses & Teaching: Creative writing, Short story, novel, experimental fiction, poetry, writing for children, playwrighting, screenwriting
Yujie Gao, PhD | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Media Studies | yujie.gao@ubc.ca | FIP 322
Research Interests: Interactive Media Art; Durational Performance Art; Immersive Experience Design; Computational Poetics; Interaction Design; Research-Creation; Interdisciplinary Studies
Courses & Teaching: MDST 110: Introduction to Computational Art and Design I; MDST 311: Computational Poetics
Grisel Garcia-Perez, PhD | Associate Professor Emerita | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | grisel.garcia-perez@ubc.ca
Research Interests: Second/foreign language teaching and learning; e-learning, speech analysis, text analysis; intercultural communication and intercultural awareness.
Courses & Teaching: Spanish linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, Spanish variation), Spanish applied linguistics, Spanish-English/English-Spanish translation, Corpus linguistics.
Greg Garrard, PhD (On Leave) | Professor | English, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Sustainability | greg.garrard@ubc.ca

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Ecocriticism; contemporary environmental writing; critical animal studies; culture and climate change; wildfire risk.
Courses & Teaching: English; Sustainability
Francois Gauthier | Lecturer | History, Languages and World Literatures | francois.gauthier@ubc.ca | ART 244
Research Interests: History of the Roman Republic; financing of the Roman army; socio-economic organization of the Roman army; political culture; taxation.
Courses & Teaching: HIST 110 Survey of the Ancient World; HIST 203 The Roman Empire; HIST 302 Classical Greece and the Mediterranean World; HIST 303 The Hellenistic World from the Mediterranean to India; HIST 304 The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic; WRLD 310 Mythologies in Motion; WRLD 351 The Ancient Mediterranean World in Cinema and Literature; HIST/WRLD 353 Ancient Mediterranean Science and Technology; LATN 300 Intensive Introduction to Latin.
Joanne Gervais, MFA | Media Manager | Creative Studies | joanne.gervais@ubc.ca | 250.807.8737 | CCS 228A
Anita Girvan | Assistant Professor | English and Cultural Studies | anita.girvan@ubc.ca | CCS 347
Research Interests: Cultural Studies; Environmental Humanities; Political Ecology and Environmental Justice; Black and Indigenous Feminist Ecological Thought; Stories, Metaphor; Critical Canadian Studies
Courses & Teaching: CULT 101: Cultural Studies Practices; CULT 490: Identities and Power
Monica Carolina Good, PhD | Assistant Professor of Teaching | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | monica.good@ubc.ca | 250.807.8503 | CCS 367
Research Interests: Spanish Culture and Literature; Indigenous literature; Indigenous language reclamation and revitalization (specifically for the case of Mexico); Indigenous peoples rights to court interpretation (Case of Oaxaca).
Courses & Teaching: Beginner level Spanish 101 and 102, Intermediate level Spanish 202
Christopher Gordon, MA | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | chris.gordon@ubc.ca | 250.807.9389 | CCS 374
Research Interests: 19th century French novels and short stories; Relationship between French literature and opera; Romanticism in art and literature; Science and technology in 18th and 19th century Europe
Courses & Teaching: French / Francophone language, literature, art, music and culture.
Suzanne Gott, PhD | Associate Professor | Art History, Creative Studies | Suzanne.Gott@ubc.ca | 250.807.9671 | CCS 176

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Exploring issues of gender, comparative aesthetics, display, and performance; and in investigating continuities and/or transformations of precolonial art and aesthetics in colonial, postcolonial, and contemporary art and visual culture
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture
Lisa Grekul, PhD | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | lisa.grekul@ubc.ca | 250.807.9347 | CCS 335

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Research Interests: Canadian literatures; minoritized Canadian literatures; diasporic literatures; postcolonial theory; Ukrainian Canadian studies.
Courses & Teaching: Readings in Narrative; Introduction to Canadian Literature; Canadian literature (regionalism, diaspora, multiculturalism, postmodernism)
George Grinnell, PhD (On Leave) | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | george.grinnell@ubc.ca | 250.807.9638 | CCS 332

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, DIY Punk Cultures, Romantic-era Literature, Medical Humanities, Migration, Biometric Technology, Romanticism and Terror
Courses & Teaching: Readings in Narrative, Modern Critical Theory and Interdisciplinary Methods, Punk Subcultures, Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Methods in Literary Research, Methodologies: Critical Theory, Studies in Romanticism: Romantic Friendship
Ethan Guagliardo, PhD | Sessional Instructor | English and Cultural Studies | eguaglia@mail.ubc.ca | CCS 351B
Research Interests: Renaissance literature, Milton, Shakespeare, political philosophy and theology, classical reception, temporality, horror
Courses & Teaching: English literature, composition, theory
Jennifer Gustar, PhD | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English, English and Cultural Studies | jennifer.gustar@ubc.ca | 250.807.9384 | CCS 338

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Contemporary Women’s Writing; Contemporary British Literature; Black and Minority Ethnic women’s writing (UK); women’s writing from South Asia and the diaspora. Feminist and postcolonial approaches to literature.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 221: Foundations: Literature in Historical Context II. British Literature 19th century to the Present; English 355: Neo-Victorian Fiction; English 383: Contemporary British Literature; English 532C/480A: South Asian Women’s Fiction: History, Memory, Trauma; ENGL 525/462: Writing as Resistance: Postcolonial Women’s Fiction in the UK.
Nathalie Hager, PhD | Lecturer | Art History, Creative Studies | nathalie.hager@ubc.ca | CCS 168
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture
Claire Halston, MA | Sessional Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | chalston@mail.ubc.ca | FIP 322
Research Interests: Didactic literature, composition and rhetoric studies, intersections of power, politics, and literature.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112: Studies in Composition
Allison Hargreaves, PhD | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | allison.hargreaves@ubc.ca | 250.807.8446 | CCS 331

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Indigenous literatures and theory; critical settler colonial studies; place-based approaches to literary and cultural studies; decolonization and reconciliation as discourse and material practice.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 154 – Indigenous Narrative; ENGL 234/ CULT 250 – Foundations: Indigenous Literature; ENGL 385/ CULT 351 – Settler Studies, Literature, and Culture; ENGL 473/ CULT 450 –Studies in Indigenous Literature and Criticism ENGL 531A – Place and Power
Shona Harrison, PhD | Continuing Sessional Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | shona.harrison@ubc.ca | 250.807.9960 | CCS 377
Research Interests: Medieval literatures; palaeography and codicology; children’s literatures and literary cultures (Middle Ages to contemporary); critical animal studies, post-humanism, and the Anthropocene; women’s literature and feminist theory (specific focus on corporeality, eco-feminism, and intersectionality); composition and rhetoric.
Courses & Teaching: Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Medieval Romance, Literatures of the Body: Body as Inscriptive Surface; Children’s Literatures, Mother Daughter Literatures; Literature in Historical Context; Literary Genre; Critical Studies in Literature; Readings in Narrative; Studies in Composition.
Cynthia Hernandez Garcia, MAppLing | Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | cynthia.hernandezgarcia@ubc.ca | CCS 340
Courses & Teaching: Beginners’ Spanish I and II (SPAN 101, 102); Advanced Beginners’ Spanish I and II (SPAN 201, 202); Intermediate Spanish I and II (SPAN 301, 302)
Nancy Holmes, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | nancy.holmes@ubc.ca | 250.807.9369 | CCS 337
Research Interests: Creative Writing: Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction & Fiction; Canadian literature; Ecopoetics; Community-based Art; Place-based art; Collaboration and interdisciplinary research methods; Sustainability; First World War poetry; Early 20th century literature for girls; Editing; Place, community, and artistic collaboration.
Courses & Teaching: All levels of Creative Writing, from first year to graduate workshops; particularly Power of Metaphor; Community Learning; interdisciplinary graduate courses, advanced poetry workshops. She will not be accepting graduate students in 2022 or 2023.
Melissa Jacques, PhD | Associate Professor of Teaching | English, English and Cultural Studies, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies | melissa.jacques@ubc.ca | 250.807.9573 | CCS 172

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Trauma theory; queer theory; popular culture (crime fiction and graphic memoir); life writing and creative non-fiction; Holocaust Studies; the scholarship of teaching and learning; narrative medicine/medical humanities
Courses & Teaching: English; composition and rhetoric; critical theory; cultural theory; popular culture; graduate studies (ENGL and IGS)
David Jefferess, PhD | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English, English and Cultural Studies | david.jefferess@ubc.ca | 250.807.9359 | CCS 371

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Research Interests: Humanitarian Discourse, including: The (White) Saviour Complex, Human Rights Narrative, Global Ethics and Race, Global Material Inter-relationships; Critical Heritage Studies; Colonialism and Decolonization
Courses & Teaching: Critical intercultural reading practices; coloniality/decolonization as cultural projects; human rights discourse; critical heritage studies, focusing on museums, monuments, heritage sites, and other forms of public memory.
Jelena Jovicic, PhD | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | Jelena.Jovicic@ubc.ca | 250.807.9344 | CCS 334

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Research Interests: Literary theory, critical intellectual history, the epistolary genre and 19th and 20th Century literature (in France and the French Caribbean region).
Courses & Teaching: French Language; French Literature; French Culture
Kaila Kalinocka | Studio Technician | Creative Studies | kaila.kalinocka@ubc.ca | 250.807.9780 | CCS 128
Denise Kenney, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Theatre | denise.kenney@ubc.ca | 250.807.9632 | CCS 167

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Research Interests: Devised Theatre, Physical Theatre, Art and Social Practice, Eco-Art, Performance Art, Interventionist Performance, Experimental and Documentary Digital Film.
Courses & Teaching: Acting, Improvisation, Playwrighting, Devised Theatre, Art and Social Practice, Performance Art, Community Engagement, Spoken Word, Narrative and Documentary Film, Interdisciplinary Studio Practice, Sustainability.
Hussein Keshani, PhD | Associate Professor | Art History, Creative Studies | hussein.keshani@ubc.ca | 250.807.9770 | CCS 170

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Research Interests: Sultanate, Mughal and Late-Mughal era (Nawwabi) visual culture; Digital Islamic Art History; Interpretation in Digital Media for Botanic Gardens and Museums
Courses & Teaching: World Art History; Art Histories of the Islamic World & South Asia; Digital Humanities; World Literatures
Hoornaz Keshavarzian | Sessional Instructor | Cultural Studies | Hoornaz.Keshavarzian@ubc.ca | 778.814.5171
Daniel Keyes, PhD | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies | daniel.keyes@ubc.ca | 250.807.9320 | CCS 344

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Whiteness, Anglo-Settler Identity, Okanagan, Digital Ephemerality.
Courses & Teaching: Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, and English with a focus on digital screen studies.
Cole Klassen, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | c.klassen@ubc.ca | FIP 323
Research Interests: Songwriting, poetry, nonfiction, fiction, hybrid forms, interdisciplinary art practices, music & writing pedagogy, queer theory & literature, continental philosophy, community art spaces, writing centres.
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 150: Introduction to Writing Poetry and Non-Fiction
Stacey Koosel, PhD | Curator, UBC Okanagan Art Gallery | Art History, Creative Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | stacey.koosel@ubc.ca | CCS 381
Research Interests: Contemporary art history, media ecology, digital identity, philosophy of technology, digital humanities and curatorial studies. Editing, publishing and curating exhibitions.
Courses & Teaching: Contemporary Art; Performance Art
Alexandria Krause | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | alexandria.krause@ubc.ca | FIP 322
Courses & Teaching: First-year English
Francis Langevin, PhD (On Leave) | Associate Professor of Teaching | French, Languages and World Literatures | francis.langevin@ubc.ca | 250.807.8188 | CCS 364

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Plurilingual, Pluricultural Pedagogy; Contemporary French, French Canadian & Québécois Culture, Literature & Society (régionalité); Literary Theory (Values, Narratology, Style); Inclusive Language
Courses & Teaching: Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced French; Oral communication; Translation; Contemporary French, French Canadian and Québécois Culture, Society, Literature & Film; Literary Theory; World Literatures and Intercultural Communication.
Nina Langton, MA | Associate Professor | Japanese Studies, Languages and World Literatures | nina.langton@ubc.ca | 250.807.9395 | CCS 333
Research Interests: Computer Assisted Language Learning; effective approaches to teaching and learning Japanese; Open Educational Resources in language teaching.
Courses & Teaching: Japanese Language; Japanese Pop Culture; Japanese Film.
Sean Lawrence, PhD | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies | sean.lawrence@ubc.ca | 250.807.9415 | CCS 372

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Shakespeare; canonical literature and 20th-century French philosophy; Medieval and Renaissance studies; peace and war studies; drama and theatre studies; ethics.
Courses & Teaching: English, Shakespeare, Foundations to 1800; Pandemic Literature
Ruthann Lee, PhD (On Leave) | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies | ruthann.lee@ubc.ca | 250.807.9181 | CCS 381

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Cultural Studies; Politics of Decolonization, Solidarity, and Resistance; Indigeneity, Diaspora, and Settler Colonialism; Indigenous Peoples and Asian/Korean Immigrant Relations in Canada; Feminist Art and Media Activism; Queer Masculinities and Performance
Courses & Teaching: Visual Culture and Social Activism; Gender, Race, and Popular Culture; Politics of Identity and Difference; Queer Masculinities
Marianne Legault, PhD | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | marianne.legault@ubc.ca | 250.807.9381 | CCS 375

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: 17th & 18th Century French Literature and Cultural History; Women’s literary production; Fairy Tales; Drama; Gender and Queer Studies in Early Modern France
Courses & Teaching: French Language; French Literature (17th & 18th Centuries); Fairy Tales; Comedies; Epistolary Novels
Tom Leveen | Sessional Instructor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | tom.leveen@ubc.ca | FIP 319
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 385 Writing for Children
Jodi Lord | Assistant to the Department Head | English and Cultural Studies | jodi.lord@ubc.ca | 250.807.9659 | CCS 323
Marie Loughlin, PhD (On Leave) | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | marie.loughlin@ubc.ca | 250.807.9330 | CCS 340

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: 16th-century poetry and prose; early modern women’s writing; early modern drama; women’s literature; 16th and 17th-century literature; spiritual autobiography; speculative fiction; feminist and queer theory.
Courses & Teaching: English, composition and literary genre, popular literature (J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy, Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ narratives, women’s science fiction, and contemporary myth,
Oliver Lovesey, PhD | Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | oliver.lovesey@ubc.ca | 250.807.9385 | CCS 369

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Research Interests: Victorian and 18th-century novel; postcolonial studies; restoration and 18th-century literature; history of the novel; cultural studies in music; postcolonial and decolonization studies; literature and medicine; social activism; African literature.
Courses & Teaching: English, Victorian Novel, 19th-Century Prose, Major Authors of the 19th Century (Oscar Wilde), 18th-Century Novel, and Introduction to Literary Genre, Grad courses George Eliot and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o.
Patrick Lundeen, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | plunde01@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.8704 | CCS 340
Research Interests: Object based art (painting/drawing/sculpture), performance, installation, sound art, craft, video, music, improvisation, masks, Dadaism, spirituality, outsider/folk art, primitivism and material culture.
Courses & Teaching: Drawing; Painting; Sculpture; Visual Art
Janet MacArthur, PhD | Associate Professor Emerita | English and Cultural Studies | janet.macarthur@ubc.ca | 250.807.9355 | CCS 375
Research Interests: Autobiography; Holocaust studies; auto/biographical discourse; peace and war studies; postcolonial and decolonization studies; digital culture, literature and medicine.
Carolyn MacHardy, PhD | Associate Professor Emerita | Creative Studies | carolyn.machardy@ubc.ca | 250.807.9797 | CCS 172
Research Interests: Canadian and Modern Art History, Global Contemporary Art History, and Disability Studies and Art History.
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture
Connor MacKinnon, MFA | Studio Technician | Creative Studies | connor.mackinnon@ubc.ca | 250.807.8483 | CCS 129
Virginie Magnat, PhD | Professor | English and Cultural Studies, Languages and World Literatures | virginie.magnat@ubc.ca | 250.807.8441 | CCS 368

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Performance Studies; Culture, Creativity and Health & Well-Being; Cultural Anthropology; Qualitative Research; Arts-Based Inquiry; Indigenous Epistemologies and Methodologies.
Courses & Teaching: Performance Studies; Qualitative Research; World Performance Traditions; Experimental and Intercultural Theatre; Physically-Based Performance Practice; Body-Voice Integration; Traditional Singing.
Tristan Major | Sessional Instructor | English | trimajor@mail.ubc.ca
Courses & Teaching: First-year English
Cole Mash, MA | Sessional Instructor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | cole.mash@ubc.ca | CCS 168
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 150: Introduction to Writing Poetry and Non-Fiction
Shirley McDonald, PhD | Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | shirley.mcdonald@ubc.ca | contact by email to set up appointment by phone | CCS 339
Research Interests: Canadian literature; colonial history; prairie settler narratives; racial stereotypes and postcolonial studies; embodied and phenomenological approaches to life writing; composition theory and practice; scholarship on teaching and learning.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112: Studies in Composition
David Meola | Sessional Instructor | Languages and World Literatures | david.meola@ubc.ca | Teaching online
Courses & Teaching: WRLD 399N - Special Topics in World Literatures – Holocaust
Paul Milton, PhD | Associate Professor of Teaching | English, English and Cultural Studies | paul.milton@ubc.ca | 250.807.9418 | CCS 336
Research Interests: 20th-century American and Canadian fiction; literature and space; fictional treatments of suburban life; Canadian poets and literature; African-American literature.
Courses & Teaching: English
Carmen Miranda-Barrios | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | carmen.mirandabarrios@ubc.ca | FIP 318
Courses & Teaching: First-year Spanish
Emily Murphy, PhD | Assistant Professor | Digital Humanities, English, English and Cultural Studies | emily.murphy@ubc.ca | 250.807.8073 | CCS 346

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Multimedia cultural memory; feminist and intersectional digital humanities; critical and creative making; digital pedagogy; twentieth-century literature and culture; high, middlebrow, and popular modernisms; literature of the Spanish Civil War; women’s writing; adaptation and media-specificity; dance, movement, and physical culture; celebrity culture; life writing; comics and graphic novels
Courses & Teaching: Digital Humanities; English
Sam Neal (On Leave) | Media Technician | Creative Studies | sam.neal@ubc.ca | 250.807.8818 | CCS 128
Astrida Neimanis, PhD | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies | astrida.neimanis@ubc.ca | 250.807.9185 | CCS 370

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Feminist studies (with a focus on embodiment, ecofeminisms, material feminisms and intersectionality), environmental studies (with a focus on cultural studies of water, weather and climate change, and multispecies justice), everyday militarisms, interdisciplinarity, epistemologies and non-traditional research methodologies.
Courses & Teaching: GWST 272 / CULT 272 Feminism and Environment; ENGL 501 Methodologies: Critical Theory; IGS SUST 584: Sustainability Theme Seminar
Ramey Newell, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Media Studies | ramey.newell@ubc.ca | FIP 323
Research Interests: Ecology and mass extinction, climate breakdown, the Anthropocene, scientific epistemologies, human/non-human relations, mythologies of the American West, and the expectations of documentary image.
Courses & Teaching: Film and Visual Art
Jennifer Novy | Faculty Administrator | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | jennifer.novy@ubc.ca | CCS 323D
Nikhita Obeegadoo, PhD | Assistant Professor | Languages and World Literatures | nikhita.obeegadoo@ubc.ca | CCS 350
Research Interests: Oceanic and Archipelagic Studies; Indian Ocean and Caribbean Studies; Critical Race Studies Gender Studies; Contemporary literatures from the Global South, including Africa, South Asia and Latin America; Border Theory and Creolization; Theorising the relationship between History and Literature; Environmental Humanities; Medical Humanities. Research Languages: French, Spanish, English, Hindi, Mauritian Creole.
Courses & Teaching: World Literatures, French
Shauna Oddleifson, BFA | Communications and Marketing Strategist | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | shauna.oddleifson@ubc.ca | 250.807.9864 | CCS 177
Jennifer Payson | Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | jennifer.payson@ubc.ca | CCS 348
Research Interests: Studies in Composition, Topics in Composition, Children’s Literature, Indigenous Literature, Decolonizing Literature, Queering Literature, Technical Communication, Business Communication, Scientific Communication, Gender and Media Studies, Readings in Narrative, Short Stories and Novels.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112 and 203
Annick Pellegrin | Sessional Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | annick.pellegrin@ubc.ca | CCS 381
Research Interests: Bandes dessinées (Franco-Belgian comics) and historietas (Latin American comics, Mexican and Argentinian in particular); coloniality, decolonial thought and representations of Latin America; nationalism and international relations; gender representations; myths (in the Barthesian sense); authors’ rights, economic situation and state laws; digital comics; representations of death and evil; history, memory and lieux de mémoire
Courses & Teaching: FREN 102-001; FREN 104-002; FREN 215-001
Francisco Peña, PhD | Professor | Languages and World Literatures, World Literatures | francisco.pena@ubc.ca | 250.807.8044 | CCS 163

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Literary Studies, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies, and History of Ideas; literary study of the Bible; influence of the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish literature; Jewish/Christian relations in Medieval Iberia.
Courses & Teaching: Wold Literature; Spanish Culture and Literature; Ancient and Medieval Mythology, Biblical Literature, and Judeo-Spanish and Converso studies.
Dana Penney, MA | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | penneydm@mail.ubc.ca | FIP 322
Courses & Teaching: First-year English
James Phelan | Sessional Instructor | English and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | james.phelan@ubc.ca | Working remotely
Courses & Teaching: Digital Media; First-year English
Katherine Pickering, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | katherine.pickering@ubc.ca | 250.807.9681 | CCS 162
Research Interests: Painting, Abstraction, the phenomenal and imaginary world under night-time conditions.
Courses & Teaching: Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices; Drawing I & II; Introduction to Painting; Advanced Painting; Advanced Art Practices; Intro to Art
Matthew Rader, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | matthew.rader@ubc.ca | 250.807.8092 | CCS 350

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Poetic Genres and Forms, Poetics of Collaboration, Community engaged poetics, Creative Nonfiction, Short Fiction, Community Engaged Writing, Literary Aesthetics, Literary History, Interdisciplinary Art Practices, Embodied Poetics, Disability Aesthetics.
Courses & Teaching: Creative writing, poetry, short story, non-fiction, writing and community learning.
Margaret Reeves, PhD | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies | Margaret.Reeves@ubc.ca | 250.807.9639 | OM2 Building, 1161 Alumni Avenue

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Early modern women’s writing; children’s literary cultures (early modern to contemporary); early modern childhood and youth; Milton and early modern political theory; satiric fiction; women’s literature; Medieval and Renaissance studies; 16th and 17th-century literature; history of the novel; auto/biographical discourse; speculative fiction; feminist and queer theory.
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 151: Critical Studies in Literature; ENGL 212: Studies in Children’s Literature; ENGL 349A: Early Modern Women’s Writing; ENGL 349B: The Poetry and Politics of John Milton; ENGL 349C: Race and Gender in 17th-Century Literature and Culture; ENGL 423A/521E: Gender, Narrative, and Political Thought in 17th-Century English Culture; ENGL 521/416: Feminist Forerunners: Early Modern Women’s Literature and Contemporary Theory; ENGL 522/497: Politics of Innocence: Myths of Innocence, Identity, and the Impossibility of Children’s Fiction
Daryl Ritchot | Sessional Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | daryl.ritchot@ubc.ca | 250.807.8156 | CCS 332
Courses & Teaching: First Year English
Tracy Ross, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Theatre | tracy.ross@ubc.ca | CCS 152
Courses & Teaching: FILM 103/THTR 103 Acting for Stage and Screen; THTR 101 Performance Improvisation; THTR 201 Performer/Creator Resources
Andrea Routley, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | andrea.routley@ubc.ca | FIP 322
Samuel Roy-Bois, MFA | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | samuel.roy-bois@ubc.ca | 250.807.8786 | CCS 166

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Sculpture, installation, photography, performance and the built environment.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Art, creative and critical theory, sculpture, studio practices.
Andreas Rutkauskas, MFA | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | arutkaus@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.8896 | CCS 174
Research Interests: Contemporary Art, Climate Change, Border Studies, Extractive Industry
Courses & Teaching: Photography,Visual Art
Saeed Sabzian | Sessional Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | s.sabzian@ubc.ca | CCS 377
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 109 Studies in Composition for English Language Learners
Bernard Schulz-Cruz | Associate Professor Emeritus | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | bernard.schulz-cruz@ubc.ca | 250.807.9776 | CCS 370
Research Interests: Contemporary Latin American Literature, Hispanic Cinema, Chilean Literature: José Donoso, Jorge Edwards, Adolfo Couve.
Courses & Teaching: Spanish language: First year to Advanced Composition, Mexican Literature: Octavio Paz, Juan Rulfo, Elena Poniatowska, Chilean Literature: Adolfo Couve, José Donoso, Ariel Dorfman, and Jorge Edwards, Latin American and Spanish Literature, Latin American and Spanish Cinema. Gay Images in Mexican Cinema
Troy Sebastian | Sessional Instructor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | troy.sebastian@ubc.ca | CCS 163
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 470, Portfolio | Indigenous Art Intensive
Shawn Serfas, MFA | Department Head, Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | shawn.serfas@ubc.ca | CCS 153

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Contemporary Painting, Drawing and Printmaking practices; Environmental Sciences; Landscape pictorial conventions and issues bordering Relational Abstraction and Representation; Collaboration and interdisciplinary research methods; Religion; Chaos theory and anti-aesthetic theory
Courses & Teaching: All levels of Painting, Drawing, Printmaking (lithography, etching and relief processes); 2-D/3-D Design theory; studio theory; advanced seminar and research practices
Catherine Shaw, PhD | Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | cathi.shaw@ubc.ca | CCS 339
Research Interests: Composition and Rhetoric, Foundational Writing, Multilingual Learners, Curriculum Theory & Implementation, Graduate Student Writing
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112: Studies in Composition, ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Genre, ENGL 203: Topics in Composition
Karis Shearer, PhD | Associate Professor | English, English and Cultural Studies, Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation | karis.shearer@ubc.ca | 250.807.9776 | CCS 162

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Modern and contemporary Canadian and American poetry; literary audio; literary archives; media studies; feminist theory; sound studies; oral history; digital humanities; editing and publishing; history of higher education, particularly the development of Creative Writing as an academic discipline in Canadian universities.
Courses & Teaching: English; Digital Arts & Humanities
Michael V Smith, MFA | Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | Michael.V.Smith@ubc.ca | 250.807.9706 | CCS 343

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Poetry, novel, short fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, short film, video poems, writing with digital media (ie Twitter, Instagram, video, podcasting, audio installation, etc.)
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 474 Writing with Media, 473 Editing and Publishing, 250 Screenwriting, 219 Nonfiction, 216 Poetry, 210 Power of Story, 160 Fiction and Drama
Megan Smith, PhD | Associate Professor (Tenure) | Creative Studies, Media Studies | megan.smith@ubc.ca | CCS 348

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: New media art, virtual reality, physical computing, critical design, geo location, visual art, interactive art.
Courses & Teaching: Media Studies
Alwyn Spies, PhD | Associate Professor of Teaching | Languages and World Literatures, World Literatures | alwyn.spies@ubc.ca | 250.807.8126 | CCS 173
Research Interests: Critical pedagogy, intercultural communication, memoirs/autobiography
Courses & Teaching: World Literatures
Darian Stahl | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | darian.stahl@ubc.ca | FIP 323
Todd Statham | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | todd.statham@ubc.ca | CCS 364
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 150 | Introduction to Literary Genre
Jordan Stouck, PhD | Associate Professor of Teaching | English and Cultural Studies | jordan.stouck@ubc.ca | 250.807.9663 | CCS 339
Research Interests: Composition and writing studies; scholarship of teaching and learning; Canadian and Caribbean literature.
Courses & Teaching: English, Communications and Rhetoric
Andrea Szilagyi | Sessional Instructor | English and Cultural Studies | a.szilagyi@ubc.ca
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 109 | Studies in Composition (Enhanced)
Mayu Takasaki, MA | Lecturer | Japanese Studies, Languages and World Literatures | mayu.takasaki@ubc.ca | 250.807.8109 | CCS 169
Courses & Teaching: Japanese Language; Japanese Culture
Brandon Taylor, PhD | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies | brandon.taylor@ubc.ca | CCS 336
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 150 Introduction to Literary Genre
Sharon Thesen, MFA | Professor Emerita | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | sharon.thesen@ubc.ca
Miles Thorogood, PhD | Assistant Professor | Creative Studies, Media Studies, Visual Arts | miles.thorogood@ubc.ca | 250.807.9266 | CCS 363

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Music Information Retrieval, Interactive Sound Art, Sound Design, Task Analysis, Machine Learning
Courses & Teaching: Media Studies; Computer Science
Stephanie Tolman, MA | Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | stephanie.tolman@ubc.ca | 250.807.8846 | CCS 374
Courses & Teaching: French Language
Alexandra Tonnel, MA | Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | alexandra.tonnel@ubc.ca | 250.807.8871 | CCS 381
Courses & Teaching: French as a Second Language
Ryan Trafananko | Curatorial Assistant | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | ryan.trafananko@ubc.ca | FIP 317
Bridget Trainor, MA | Sessional Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | bridget.trainor@ubc.ca | FIP 323
Courses & Teaching: English
Bryce Traister | Dean | English, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | bryce.traister@ubc.ca | 250.807.9357 | CCS 323C

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: American Literature, especially the colonial and antebellum periods; religious studies; American Cultural Studies; science fiction.
Michael Treschow, PhD | Department Head | English, English and Cultural Studies | michael.treschow@ubc.ca | 250.807.9356 | CCS 345

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Old English Language and Literature. Paleography and the digital editing of texts. Mystical Theology and suffering. Tolkien.
Courses & Teaching: Old English Language and Literature, Chaucer, Middle English Mystical Writings, Latin.
Umar Turaki, MFA | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | umar.turaki@ubc.ca | CCS 348
Research Interests: Creative Writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, Novel, Short Story; Film: Screenwriting, Directing, Producing
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 380: Writing of the Short Story; CRWR 217: Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing: Fiction
Anita Veal, MA | Sessional Lecturer | Education | anita.veal@ubc.ca | 250 807 9176
Courses & Teaching: English, English for Academic Purposes (EAP 104)
Victoria Verge | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | victoria.verge@ubc.ca | CCS 168
Jon Vickery, PhD | Lecturer | English, English and Cultural Studies | jon.vickery@ubc.ca | 250.807.9234 | CCS 351B
Research Interests: Early Modern Religious Literature. English Puritanism and Reformed Scholasticism. Augustinian Thought in the European Reformations. Sacramental Theology in Tudor and Stuart Conformist Tradition. CS Lewis.
Courses & Teaching: English Literature Survey, Contemporary Novel and Shorter Fiction, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Early Modern Spiritual and Theological Writing, New Testament Greek.
Lacia Vogel | Administrative Assistant | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | lacia.vogel@ubc.ca | 250.807.8152 | CCS 323
Annie Wan, PhD | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Media Studies | annie.wan@ubc.ca | CCS 380
Research Interests: Innovating Artistic and Socially Motivated Design through Creative Media by means of Gamification in Digital Heritage Preservation, Museums Archives and Digital Conservation; Employing Creative Media for the Socially Disadvantaged by means of Adopting Extended Realities and Intelligence Technologies for well- being.
Courses & Teaching: MDST 210: Creative Coding; MDST 311: Computational Poetics
Wendy White | Administrative Assistant | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | wendy.white@ubc.ca | 250.807.9872 | CCS 323
Tania Willard, MFA | Assistant Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | tania.willard@ubc.ca | 250.299.5835 | CCS 366

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Visual Arts, Curatorial praxis, Indigenous contemporary art, land-based art, Indigenous resurgence, relational aesthetics, socially engaged practice, BIPOC and diversity and equity practices in contemporary art.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Strategies and Research, Indigenous Land-based Art, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Indigenous Art Intensive
Philip Wyness | Technical Director | Creative Studies | philip.wyness@ubc.ca | 250.807.9783 | CCS 121
Kyong Yoon, PhD | Professor | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies | kyong.yoon@ubc.ca | 250.807.8897 | CCS 175

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Digital media, mobile communication, migration, Korean popular culture, and youth culture.
Courses & Teaching: CULT 215 Cultural Industries; CULT 312 Internet Culture; CULT 313 Transnational Asian pop culture; CULT 410 Asian cinema

Emeritus Professors

Clifford Ames, Associate Professor Emeritus, English
Bob Belton, Dean and Associate Professor Emeritus, Art History and Visual Culture
Neil Cadger, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Performance
Johann Feught, Associate Professor Emeritus, Visual Arts
Grisel Garcia-Perez, Associate Professor Emeritus, Spanish
Lalage Grauer, Associate Professor Emerita, English
Fern Helfand, Associate Professor Emerita, Visual Arts
Byron Johnston, Associate Professor Emeritus, Visual Arts
James Kalnin, Associate Professor Emeritus, Visual Arts
John Leblanc, Associate Professor Emeritus, Cultural Studies
Janet MacArthur, Associate Professor Emerita, English
Carolyn MacHardy, Associate Professor Emeritus, Art History and Visual Culture
Ruth MacLaurin, Associate Professor Emerita, Visual Arts
Gary Pearson, Associate Professor Emeritus, Visual Arts
Edmond Rivère, Associate Professor Emeritus of Critical Studies
Bernard Schulz-Cruz, Associate Professor Emeritus, Spanish
James Tanner, Associate Professor Emeritus, Visual Arts
Sharon Thesen, Professor Emerita, Creative Writing
Eileen Truscott, Associate Professor Emerita, Art History