English and Cultural Studies Graduate Faculty and Areas of Specialization
Faculty Member / email
Area of Specialization
Dr. Alice den Otter
British romantic literature (especially William Blake, Anna Letitia Barbauld, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Mary Shelley), gift exchange, and rhetorical theory
Dr. Monica Flegel
Cultural studies, specifically: Victorian literature and culture; children's literature and culture; fan and media studies; and animal studies
Dr. Anna Guttman
Postcolonial literature and culture, including literature and culture of Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and their diasporas; multicultural literature; travel writing; women's writing; gender and sexuality; nations and nationalisms; globalization
Dr. Max Haiven
Globalization studies; capitalism and ideology; activism, community organizing and social movements; cultural studies; critical theory; debt and financialization; cultural production and culture industries; commons and alternative economies; participatory methodologies; games.
Dr. Daniel Hannah
American literature (especially nineteenth-century); British romantic literature; transatlantic studies; comics and graphic narratives; queer theory; ecocriticism.
Dr. Douglas Hayes
Medieval and Tudor drama, classical, medieval, and Renaissance rhetoric, Scots Makars, scholarly editing, and learning experience design
Dr. Douglas Ivison
Canadian literature; urbanism; space and place; regionalism; globalization; climate crisis; science fiction; popular culture.
Dr. Judith Leggatt
Indigenous literature and theory; speculative fiction; Canadian literature; Caribbean literature; women's literature
Dr. Cheryl Lousley
Contemporary Canadian literature, environmental literary and cultural studies, feminist studies, social and cultural theory, and globalization
Dr. Sarah Olutola
Black and critical race studies, postcolonialism, African and African diasporic, Anglophone literature, popular media culture and youth literature.
Dr. Chris Parkes
Children's literature, and eighteenth-century literature
Dr. Scott Pound
Modern and contemporary American literature, poetry and poetics, media history, Modernism and the literary avant-gardes, as well as creative projects in a variety of modes and genres.
Dr. Jenny Roth
Adjunct to Department of English
Feminist law and literature, cyberfeminism, feminist cultural studies and fan studies, and women and leadership
Dr. Batia Stolar
Immigrant literatures and film, Canadian and American literatures, visual culture, the Gothic
Dr. Rachel Warburton
Early modern (16th and 17th century) English literature and culture; early women's writing; histories of sexuality; feminist, gender, and queer theory