|B.A. (Mt. Allison), M.A. (Memorial University), Ph.D. (Memorial University); Assistant Professor|
Office: AS332KAreas of Interests: Dr. Adam Beardsworth specializes in twentieth-century poetics, literary theory, Cold War literatures, and contemporary American literature. He is currently completing a manuscript on autobiographic poetry in relation to its Cold War contexts, and is co-editing a collection of essays on the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference.
Phone: 637-6200, ext. 6217
|B.A. (St.Mary's), M.A. (York University), Ph.D. (University of Leeds); Visiting Assistant Professor|
Office: AS332GAreas of Interests: Dr. Basil Chiasson specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century drama, with special attention to Harold Pinter and his post-war contemporaries in Britain. He is foremost interested in the relationships and intersections between aesthetics and politics. Currently, he is working on a project which traces changes in dramatic and performance aesthetics in Britain and Ireland since the 1980s and their connection to the ascendancy of “neoliberal” rationalities in those nations.
Phone: 637-6200, ext. 6428
|B.A. (St. Francis Xavier), M.A. (Victoria), Ph.D. (New Brunswick); Associate Professor|
Office: AS332MAreas of Interests: Dr. Tony Fabijancic is a travel writer whose other research interests include modernity, modernism, urban space, and the history of the Balkans. He has published travel pieces and essays in a number of international magazines and newspapers. He is the author of "Croatia: Travels in Undiscovered Country" (University of Alberta Press, 2003) and "Bosnia: In the Footsteps of Gavrilo Princip" (U. of Alberta Press, 2009)."
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext 6564
|M.A. (Carleton), Ph.D. (University of Ottawa); Assistant Professor|
Office: AS332NAreas of Interests: Dr. Ganz works within Early and Contemporary Canadian Literature, travel writing, pilgrimage literature, comparative island literature, Canadian writing on Mexico, and Canadian Environmental Literature.
Phone: 637-6200 ext. 6243
|M.A. (Glasgow), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cambridge); Associate Professor|
Office: AS332QAreas of Interests: Dr. Grant’s main research interests lie in 20th-century literature, particularly the post-1950 period. He is co-editor of "Carver Across the Curriculum: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching the Fiction and Poetry of Raymond Carver" (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). Forthcoming publications include "Lolita: A Biography" (Harvard University Press), co-authored with Brian Boyd, and "Mind and Matter: The Humour of Vladimir Nabokov."
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext 6149
|B.A. (Trinity Western), M.A. (Queen's), Ph.D. (Queen's); Assistant Professor; Head of Arts; Sabbatical Leave, 2012-13|
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext 6333
|B.A. (Victoria), M.A. (Concordia), Ph.D. (Toronto); Associate Professor|
Office: AS386AAreas of Interests: Stephanie McKenzie works within Canadian Literature, with specializations in Canadian Aboriginal Literature of the 1960s and 1970s and Canadian poetry. She also maintains a keen interest in Caribbean literature. McKenzie is the author of "Before the Country: Native Renaissance, Canadian Mythology" (University of Toronto Press, 2007) and two volumes of poetry, "Cutting My Mother's Hair" (Salmon, 2006) and "Grace Must Wander" (Salmon, 2009). She co-edited "An Island in the Sky: Selected Poetry of Al Pittman" (with Martin Ware).
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext 6324
|B.A. (Memorial), M.A. (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (S.U.N.Y./Buffalo); Associate Professor; On Leave 2011-2012|
Office: AS332PAreas of Interests: Dr. Pike is the author of "Family and Society in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell," has published a number of articles on the works of L. M. Montgomery, and is currently working on a study of the social, cultural, and economic contexts of Montgomery's career.
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext 6560
|B.A. (Birmingham), M.A. (Carleton), Ph.D. (Ottawa); Associate Professor. On Sabbatical 2011-2012|
Phone: (709) 637-6219
|B.A. (Waterloo), M.A., Ph.D. (S.U.N.Y./Buffalo); Associate Professor; Chair of Programme|
Office: AS332LAreas of Interests: Dr. Thackray specializes in American literature; modern and contemporary poetry, with interest in the contemporary long poem; and science fiction. He is the editor of Noel Murphy's "Cottage Hospital Doctor," among other works. He is currently working on a study of Daphne Marlatt's Steveston-related works.
Phone: (709) 637-6200, ext. 6129