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 Continuing Faculty by Specialty

Listing of faculty members by field of expertise.

Current winners of SSHRC Standard Research Grants

Prof. James Ellis
“Gardens, Space and Motion in The Faerie Queen

Prof. Murray McGillivray
“Cotton nero A.x. project conclusion”

Current winners of the SSHRC Research/Creation grants in Fine Arts

Prof. Christian Bök
“The Xenotext Experiment”

Current winners of SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Prof. Michael Ullyot
“Encoding Shakespeare”



Creative Writing Research Group: Christian Bök, Larissa Lai, Clem Martini, Suzette Mayr, Aritha van Herk.

Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Faculty members of this research area include three Full Professors (Susan Bennett, Jim Ellis, and Murray McGillivray), two Associate Professors (Jacqueline Jenkins and Maria Zytaruk), an Assistant Professor (Michael Ullyot) and a Senior Instructor (Jennifer McKenney). We coordinate the Medieval and Renaissance Cultural Studies Research Group (MARCS).

Postcolonial Studies Research Group: Since 1970, the English Department has been the home of ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, one of the early journals in the field that became postcolonial studies. Under the editorship of Shaobo Xie, Michael Clarke, and Faye Halpern (with Reviews Editor Kit Dobson), it is supported by SSHRC and the Department of English, as well as by subscribers and contributors in more than fifty countries around the world. Postcoloniality, globalization and diasporic studies have continued to be areas of research and increasing publication by Clara Joseph, Pamela McCallum, and Shaobo Xie.

U.S. Studies Group Research Group: Michael T. Clarke

Ethics and Political Philosophy Research Group: Clara Joseph