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Ramine Adl (On Leave) | 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 | Lecturer | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies, English | 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
Sheila Andrulevich | Assistant to the Department Heads | Languages and World Literatures | sandrule@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.9399 | CCS 323
Anderson Araujo | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, 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: English, Modernist literature, Twentieth-Century British and Irish literature, and World Literature
Bobbette Armstrong-Paisley | Administrative Assistant | Languages and World Literatures | bobbette.armstrong-paisley@ubc.ca | 250.807.9659 | CCS 323
Alifa Bandali | Lecturer | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies | alifa.bandali@ubc.ca | 250.807.8149 | CCS 381
Research Interests: Decolonial feminist theory; affective and emotional labour; women, work and care in Southeast Asia; and institutional and creative activism.
Courses & Teaching: CULT 100, Media and Popular Culture in Global Context; CULT 101, Cultural Studies Practices; CULT 320, Creative Activism: Art, Media and Social Justice;
Bob Belton (On Leave) | Associate Professor | Art History, Creative Studies | robert.belton@ubc.ca | 250.807.9342 | CCS 168
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
Martin Blum (On Leave) | 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
Neil Cadger (On Leave) | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Theatre | neil.cadger@ubc.ca | 250.807.9349 | CCS 167
Research Interests: Object theatre, puppetry, theatrical masks, live installations, dance/theatre.
Courses & Teaching: Theatre
Myron Campbell | Senior Instructor | Creative Studies, Media Studies, Visual Arts | myron.campbell@ubc.ca | 250.807.8011 | CCS 367
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 | 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 | Senior Instructor | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | diana.carter@ubc.ca | 250.807.9844 | CCS 349
Research Interests: Bilingualism, second language acquisition, code-switching, language production, language contact, scholarship of educational leadership (SoEL).
Courses & Teaching: Beginners’ Spanish I and II, Advanced Beginners’ Spanish I and II, Advanced Spanish, History of the Spanish Language, The Sounds of Spanish, Spanish and English in Contrast.
Jodey Castricano | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | jodey.castricano@ubc.ca | 250.807.9196 | CCS 377

Graduate student supervisor


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 | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | connor.charlesworth@ubc.ca | 250.807.8913 | CCS 366
Courses & Teaching: VISA 102 & VISA 103, Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices
Anita Chaudhuri | Instructor (Tenure-track) | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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
Joanna Cockerline | Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English, 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 Program Leader: Go Global Tanzania (2019) and Go Global East Africa (2020) ENGL 395E “Beyond Borders: Strategies for Interdisciplinary, Intercultural Communications” ENGL 395F “Writing a Place, Writing a Self: Travel Writing, Representations of East Africa, and East African Literature and Cultural Production”
Simmone Colwell | Assistant to the Head | Creative Studies | simmone.colwell@ubc.ca | 250.807.9761 | CCS 153
Alison Conway | Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English, Gender and Women's Studies | alison.conway@ubc.ca | 250.807.9701 | CCS 166

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
Briar Craig | 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
Antonella De Michelis | Sessional Lecturer | Art History, Creative Studies | antonella.demichelis@ubc.ca | 250.807.8925 | CCS 168
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture
Claude Desmarais | 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
Lindsay Diehl | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | lindsay.diehl@ubc.ca | 250.807.8716 | CCS 351A
Research Interests: Canadian Literature; Asian Canadian Studies; Postcolonial Literature and Theory; Settler Colonial Studies; Transnational Feminism; Ecocriticism
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 112 Studies in Composition; ENGL 150 Introduction to Literary Genres
David Doody | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | david.doody@ubc.ca | CCS 371
Courses & Teaching: VISA 102/VISA 103 Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices; VISA 322M/322N Advanced Practice in Sculpture
Aleksandra Dulic | 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 | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | renay.egami@ubc.ca | 250.807.9764 | CCS 164

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Visual art, sculpture, installation.
Courses & Teaching: 3-D, Sculpture
Robert Eggleston | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | robert.eggleston@ubc.ca | 250.807.9368 | CCS 341

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Restoration and 18th-century theatre; ideological instability in the comedies and farces of Edward Ravenscroft; theories of comedy during the late 17th century; political satire and censorship of the stage during the 1720s and 1730s.
Courses & Teaching: English
Meilan Ehlert | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures | meilan.ehlert@ubc.ca
Courses & Teaching: Chinese language & Korean language
Charlotte Favareille | Sessional Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | charlotte.favareille@ubc.ca | CCS 370
Courses & Teaching: French
Anne Fleming | Associate 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
Grisel Garcia-Perez | Associate Professor | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | grisel.garcia-perez@ubc.ca | 250.807.9310 | CCS 376
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 | Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies | English and Cultural Studies, English, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Sustainability | greg.garrard@ubc.ca | CCS 323E

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Ecocriticism; contemporary environmental writing; critical animal studies; film and media studies; literature and science; Canadian literature.
Courses & Teaching: English; Sustainability
Joanne Gervais | Media Technician | Creative Studies | joanne.gervais@ubc.ca | 250.807.8737 | CCS 228A
Monica Carolina Good | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | monica.good@ubc.ca | 250.807.8503 | CCS 372
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 | 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.
Benjamin Gorodetsky | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Theatre | benjamin.gorodetsky@ubc.ca | CCS 167
Courses & Teaching: Theatre
Suzanne Gott | Associate Professor | Art History, Creative Studies, Gender and Women's 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
Spela Grasic | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | spela.grasic@ubc.ca | 250.807.8579 | CCS 342
Courses & Teaching: First Year English
Lisa Grekul | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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 | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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: Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Methods in Literary Research, Methodologies: Critical Theory, Studies in Romanticism: Romantic Friendship
Jennifer Gustar | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies, English, Gender and Women's 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 462/525: Writing as Resistance: Postcolonial Women’s Fiction in the UK; ENGL 221: Foundations: Literature in Historical Context II. British Literature 19th century to the Present
Nathalie Hager | Sessional Lecturer | Art History, Creative Studies | nathalie.hager@ubc.ca | CCS 168
Courses & Teaching: Art History & Visual Culture
Allison Hargreaves | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | allison.hargreaves@ubc.ca | 250.807.8446 | CCS 331

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Indigenous literature and theory; Indigenous feminisms; settler studies; Indigenous writing in Canada; postcolonial and decolonization studies; feminist and queer theory; reconciliation; social activism.
Courses & Teaching: English
Shona Harrison | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | shona.harrison@ubc.ca | 250.807.9960 | CCS 331
Courses & Teaching: English
Cynthia Hernandez Garcia | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | cynthia.hernandezgarcia@ubc.ca | CCS 342
Nancy Holmes | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | nancy.holmes@ubc.ca | 250.807.9369 | CCS 337

Graduate student supervisor


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 supervises MFA and MA students.
Melissa Jacques | Senior Instructor | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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 | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies, English | david.jefferess@ubc.ca | 250.807.9359 | CCS 371

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Humanitarian Discourse, including: The (White) Saviour Complex, Human Rights Narrative, Global Ethics and Race, Global Material Inter-relationships; Critical Heritage Studies and Colonialism/Decolonization; Theories of Anti-Colonial Resistance
Courses & Teaching: Critical intercultural studies; (CULT 240/ENGL 224), postcolonialism/decolonization (CULT 340/ENGL 379; CULT/ENGL 437), and human rights discourse (CULT 346/ENGL 384).
Jelena Jovicic | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | Jelena.Jovicic@ubc.ca | 250.807.9344 | CCS 334

Graduate student supervisor


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 | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Theatre | denise.kenney@ubc.ca | 250.807.9632 | CCS 153

Graduate student supervisor


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

Graduate student supervisor


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
Daniel Keyes | Associate Professor | Cultural Studies, English and Cultural Studies, English | daniel.keyes@ubc.ca | 250.807.9320 | CCS 344

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Whiteness, Anglo-Settler Identity, Okanagan, Digital Ephemerality.
Courses & Teaching: English and Cultural Studies with emphasis on film and television studies
Stacey Koosel | Sessional Lecturer | Art History, Creative Studies | stacey.koosel@ubc.ca | CCS 351B
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
Francis Langevin | Instructor | French, Languages and World Literatures | francis.langevin@ubc.ca | 250.807.8188 | CCS 364

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: FSL Didactics; Contemporary French Canadian & Québécois Fiction (régionalité); Literary Theory (Values, Narratology, Sociopoétique)
Courses & Teaching: Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced French; Oral communication; Translation; Contemporary French, French Canadian and Québécois Culture, Literature & Film; Literary Theory
Nina Langton | Associate Professor | Japanese Studies, Languages and World Literatures | nina.langton@ubc.ca | 250.807.9395 | CCS 333
Research Interests: Dialect and gendered language in Japanese; Computer Assisted Language Learning; manga animations, computer games, and screencasts effectiveness in teaching and learning Japanese.
Courses & Teaching: Japanese Language; Japanese Pop Culture and Film.
Sean Lawrence (On Leave) | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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, Thomas Malory, graduate/honours seminar on Shakespeare and political theology.
Ruthann Lee (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 (On Leave) | Associate Professor | French, Languages and World Literatures | marianne.legault@ubc.ca | 250.807.9381 | CCS 375
Research Interests: Early Modern French Literature
Courses & Teaching: French Language; French Classical Fairy Tales; French Literature
Marie Loughlin | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English, Gender and Women's 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 | Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | oliver.lovesey@ubc.ca | 250.807.9385 | CCS 369

Graduate student supervisor


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 | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | plunde01@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.8704 | CCS 167
Research Interests: Object based art, performance, installation, sculpture, painting, craft, video, music, improvisation, consumption/decay/garbage, masks, Dadaism, spirituality, outsider/folk art, primitivism and material culture.
Courses & Teaching: Drawing; Painting; Visual Art
Janet MacArthur | Associate Professor (retired) | 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.
Courses & Teaching: English; Cultural Studies
Carolyn MacHardy | Associate Professor (retired) | 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
Virginie Magnat | Associate 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.
Lori Mairs | Sessional Instructor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | lormairs@mail.ubc.ca
Research Interests: Place based creative practices, creative non-fiction, poetry, relational aesthetics, visual art, sculpture, installation, collaborative community art.
Courses & Teaching: Creative Writing: Writing in Place, 382D
Shirley McDonald | Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | shirley.mcdonald@ubc.ca | 250.807.9260 | 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: ENGLISH 009: Preparation for University Writing, ENGLISH 112: Studies in Composition
Emily McGiffin | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | emily.mcgiffin@ubc.ca | CCS 339
Paul Milton | Senior Instructor | English and Cultural Studies, English | 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
Jacob Mintzler | Studio Technician | Creative Studies | jacob.mintzler@ubc.ca | 250.807.9780 | CCS 128
Wendy Mohns | Faculty Administrator | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | wendy.mohns@ubc.ca | 250.807.9336 | CCS 323D
Emily Murphy | Assistant Professor | English and Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, English | emily.murphy@ubc.ca | 250.807.8073 | CCS 346

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Digital Humanities; text encoding; digital editing; actor-network theory; feminist and intersectional DH; critical and creative making; digital pedagogy; the body and digital culture; 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, & physical culture; history of psychiatry and psychoanalysis; celebrity culture; little magazines and the slicks; life writing.
Courses & Teaching: Digital Humanities; English
Cassandra Northrup | Department Assistant | Creative Studies | cassandra.northrup@ubc.ca | 250.807.9648 | CCS 161
Jennifer Novy | Assistant to the Dean
Shauna Oddleifson | Communications and Marketing Specialist | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | shauna.oddleifson@ubc.ca | 250.807.9864 | CCS 177
Jennifer Payson | Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | jennifer.payson@ubc.ca | 250.807.9260 | CCS 368
Courses & Teaching: English
Francisco Peña | Associate 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.
Natalia Penuela Gallo | Sessional Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | natispg@mail.ubc.ca | CCS 370
Courses & Teaching: Spanish
Katherine Pickering | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | katherine.pickering@ubc.ca | 250.807.9681 | CCS 152
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 | 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.
Morgan Rauscher | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Media Studies | morgan.rauscher@ubc.ca
Courses & Teaching: Media Studies
Aisha Ravindran | Senior Instructor | English and Cultural Studies, English | aisha.ravindran@ubc.ca | 250.807.9308 | CCS 380
Research Interests: Internationalization of higher education; academic writing in multilingual, multicultural, and globalized environments; English as an additional language (EAL); university writing pedagogy; the intersections of language, culture, literacies, and student and teacher agency and identities; second language teacher education; new materiality and posthumanism; Gilles Deleuze.
Courses & Teaching: First-year composition; advanced composition; public speaking and interpersonal communication; literature across cultures; English as an additional language; writing in the disciplines.
Margaret Reeves | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English, Gender and Women's Studies | Margaret.Reeves@ubc.ca | 250.807.9639 | CCS 169

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 349E: Renaissance Studies: Fiction Before the Novel; ENGL 420: 17th-Century Prose: Women, Fiction, and Politics in Early Modern England; 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
Carolina Restrepo | Sessional Lecturer | Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystems Services (BRAES) | carolina.restrepo@ubc.ca | 250.807.9023 | SCI 361
Daryl Ritchot | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | daryl.ritchot@ubc.ca | 250.807.8156 | EME 1110
Courses & Teaching: First Year English
Laisha Rosnau | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies | larosnau@exchange.ubc.ca | 250.807.8507 | CCS 349
Research Interests: Creative Writing; Gender, domesticity and subversion of gendered expectation;, response and resistance to sexual abuse and exploitation; relationships with place and landscape, and notions of home, leaving-taking and return; form and structure in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 150: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction and Poetry; CRWR 160: Introduction to Fiction and Drama; CRWR 216: Intermediate Poetry Workshop; CRWR 217: Intermediate Fiction Workshop CRWR 380: Writing of the Short Story; 471 Writing of the Novel
Tracy Ross | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Theatre | tracy.ross@ubc.ca | CCS 337
Courses & Teaching: FILM 103/THTR 103 Acting for Stage and Screen; THTR 101 Performance Improvisation; THTR 201 Performer/Creator Resources
Samuel Roy-Bois (On Leave) | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | samuel.roy-bois@ubc.ca | 250.807.8786 | CCS 379

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Sculpture, installation, photography performance, object oriented ontology (OOO), built environment.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Art, creative and critical theory, sculpture, studio practices.
Andreas Rutkauskas | Lecturer | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | arutkaus@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.8896 | CCS 379
Research Interests: Contemporary Art, Climate Change, Border Studies, Extractive Industry
Courses & Teaching: Photography,Visual Art
Saeed Sabzian | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | s.sabzian@ubc.ca | CCS 348
Courses & Teaching: ENGL 109 Studies in Composition for English Language Learners
Adam Lewis Schroeder | Sessional Lecturer | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | adam.schroeder@ubc.ca | 250.807.9583 | CCS 337
Research Interests: Creative Writing
Courses & Teaching: CRWR 160: Introduction to Writing Fiction and Drama
Bernard Schulz-Cruz | Associate Professor | 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
Cristina Senn | Lecturer | Languages and World Literatures, Spanish | cristina.senn@ubc.ca | 250.807.8227 | CCS 376
Research Interests: Spanish Linguistics
Courses & Teaching: SPAN 101,102: Beginner Spanish, SPAN 202: Advanced Spanish, SPAN 301, 302: Intermediate Spanish.
Catherine Shaw | Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | cathi.shaw@ubc.ca
Research Interests: Composition and Rhetoric, Foundational Writing, Multilingual Learners, Curriculum Theory and Implementation, Graduate Student Writing
Courses & Teaching: Preparation for University Writing, Studies in Composition, Topics in Composition, Technical Communication, Professional Communication
Karis Shearer | Associate Professor | English and Cultural Studies, English | karis.shearer@ubc.ca | 250.807.9776 | CCS 347

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
Tatjana Smith | Sessional Lecturer | German, Languages and World Literatures | tatjana.smith@ubc.ca
Courses & Teaching: German Language
Megan Smith | Associate Professor (Tenure) | Creative Studies, Media Studies | megan.smith@ubc.ca
Research Interests: New media art, virtual reality, physical computing, critical design, geo location.
Courses & Teaching: Media Studies
Alwyn Spies | Senior Instructor | Japanese Studies, Languages and World Literatures | alwyn.spies@ubc.ca | 250.807.8126 | CCS 173
Research Interests: Critical pedagogy, intercultural communication, memoirs/autobiography
Courses & Teaching: Japanese Language; World Literatures
Jordan Stouck | Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies | English and Cultural Studies, English, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | jordan.stouck@ubc.ca | 250.807.9663 | CCS 323B
Research Interests: Composition studies; Canadian and Caribbean literature; postcolonial and decolonization studies; scholarship of teaching and learning.
Courses & Teaching: English
Mayu Takasaki | Sessional Lecturer | Japanese Studies, Languages and World Literatures | mayu.takasaki@ubc.ca | 250.807.8109 | CCS 379
Courses & Teaching: Japanese Language; Japanese Culture
Miles Thorogood | Assistant Professor | Creative Studies, Media Studies, Visual Arts | miles.thorogood@ubc.ca | 250.807.9266 | CCS 363
Research Interests: Visual art, digital media; interactive sound art; technology-based art; creative coding.
Courses & Teaching: Media Studies; Computer Science
Stephanie Tolman | Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | stephanie.tolman@ubc.ca | 250.807.8846 | CCS 375
Courses & Teaching: French Language
Alexandra Tonnel | Sessional Lecturer | French, Languages and World Literatures | alexandra.tonnel@ubc.ca | 250.807.8871 | CCS 348
Courses & Teaching: French as a Second Language
Bridget Trainor | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | btrain01@mail.ubc.ca | 250.807.9123 | CCS 368
Courses & Teaching: English
Bryce Traister | Dean | English and Cultural Studies, 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 | Associate Professor | Department of English and Cultural Studies | michael.treschow@ubc.ca | 250.807.9356 | CCS 345

Graduate student supervisor


Research Interests: Old and Middle English literature; Medieval and Renaissance studies, speculative fiction.
Courses & Teaching: English
Michael V Smith | Associate Professor | Creative Studies, Creative Writing | Michael.V.Smith@ubc.ca | 250.807.9706 | CCS 343
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
Jon Vickery | Sessional Lecturer | English and Cultural Studies, English | jon.vickery@ubc.ca | 250.807.9234
Courses & Teaching: English
Lacia Vogel | Administrative Assistant | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | lacia.vogel@ubc.ca | 250.807.8152 | CCS 323
Wendy White | Administrative Assistant | Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies | wendy.white@ubc.ca | 250.807.9872 | CCS 323
Tania Willard | Assistant Professor | Creative Studies, Visual Arts | tania.willard@ubc.ca | 250.807.8584 | CCS 366
Research Interests: Visual Arts, Indigenous contemporary art, Indigenous languages, contemporary art, relational aesthetics, socially engaged practice, curatorial.
Courses & Teaching: Visual Strategies and Research, Indigenous Land Art, Contemporary Indigenous Art
Philip Wyness | Studio Technician | Creative Studies | philip.wyness@ubc.ca | 250.807.9783 | CCS 121
Kyong Yoon | Associate 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