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Before York, many of our contract faculty were thought leaders across different industries. Now they're nurturing the next generation of leaders at York.

Gordon Anderson

I am the current Program Coordinator for East Asian Studies. My teaching focuses on East Asian culture, literature & film, philosophy and religions. My primary research interest is exploring Self, ...

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Dan Azoulay

Over the last 30 years Dr. Azoulay has taught at McMaster, Trent, University of Toronto, and York, with a focus on modern Canadian social and political history. His research interests ...

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Carol Bigwood

PhD:  Philosophy, York University MA: English Literature, Waterloo University BA: English Literature and Philosophy, University of Laurentian  Long Service Teaching Appointment, Humanities/Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies  Areas of interest: Gender and sexuality in ...

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Neil Braganza

In recent years Neil Braganza’s teaching has concentrated on HUMA 1825: Law & Morality in Literature & Culture. He believes that interdisciplinary study in the Humanities is uniquely suited to ...

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Eric Bronson

Eric Bronson specializes in existentialism, world religions and the philosophy of literature. He has published a number of articles and book chapters on topics ranging from the Greek hero Ajax ...

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Donald Burke

Founders College, 237, 99 Ottawa Road 416-736-5158

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Colin John Campbell

Vari Hall, 2140, 100 York Blvd

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Deborah Clipperton

Deborah has been teaching in the Humanities Department for many years.  She has particular interests in the relationship between culture and identity, art and politics, literature and philosophy and studied ...

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Chris Cornish

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Sharon Davidson

Founders College, 307, 416-736-2100 x20621

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Steve Gennaro

Dr. Steve Gennaro has a PhD from McGill University that explores intersections of media, technology, psychology and youth identity. He completed a Postdoc in Philosophy of Education at UCLA with ...

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Robyn Gillam

McLaughlin College, 037, 77 McLaughlin Road 416-736-2100 x77385

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Gurbir Jolly

Having taught in CCY for over a decade, I have had the opportunity to teach first-year to fourth-year courses, and to work with multiple cohorts of students. Recently, my teaching ...

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Mohamed Khimji

In my teaching, writing and independent academic work, I am concerned with exploring and addressing questions about truth, value, meaning, significance and purpose through the close interpretive study of primary ...

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Joe Kispal-Kovacs

85 York Boulevard 416-736-2100 x20267

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Loredana Kun

Loredana Kun completed her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Zagreb. Her research interests span Roman and Greek literature, culture and art as well as the interpretative reflection of ...

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Richard Lippe

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004, 416-736-2100 x55057

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Tony S.L. Michael

McLaughlin College, 036, 77 McLaughlin Road 416-736-2100 x22329

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James Papoutsis

James Papoutsis (Ph.D., English, York) specializes in contemporary literature, American literature, and popular culture including comics and cartoons.  His recent teaching and research has focused on fantasy in literature and ...

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Sherry Rowley

Founders College, 224, 99 Ottawa Road 416-736-2100 x33107

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Karen Ruddy

Ross Building, S311 416-736-2100 x 55134

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Randal F. Schnoor

Dr. Randal F. Schnoor (PhD 2003, McGill University), a sociologist, has been teaching Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at York University since 2004. He specializes in the qualitative study of ...

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Marta Simidchieva

416-736-5158

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Carolyn Steele

Dr. Carolyn Steele is a passionate, and student-focused teacher whose research specializes in interactive pedagogical media, digital culture and art forms and experiential education. She has received several Academic Innovation ...

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Catherine Swenson

Vanier College, 109B, 76 Winters Lane 416-736-2100 x77413

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Tanya Taylor

Founders College, 307A, 99 Ottawa Road 416-736-2100 x20955

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Sara Thompson

I’m a folklorist and a pop culture scholar, teaching literature & film, ethnographic material, history, cultural studies and media studies in the CCY program for over twenty years. My courses ...

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Krys Verrall

My courses approach investigations in child and youth studies through modern and contemporary visual culture, cultural theory and anti-racism. My upper level seminars include blended, face-to-face, and fully online modes ...

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Ryan Wei

Vari Hall, 2190, 100 York Blvd.

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Maxine Wood

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Richardine Woodall

Richardine Woodall has taught several children’s literature courses for the English Departments at Glendon and Keele. These courses include GL/EN 3636 6.0 Children’s Literature, AP/EN 2174 3.0 20th Century Children’s ...

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