Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Professors

Part-Time Professors

Adjunct Professors

Full-Time Staff

Emeritus Professors


 

Full-Time Professors

E‌lissa Asp, Professor; Linguistics Coordinator                    


B.A. (Glendon College), M.A. (York University), Ph.D. (York University) 
Linguistic theory and description and the linguistic description of discourse.

 

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M‌ark Barr, Associate Professor 


B.A., L.L.B. (J.D.) (Victoria), M.Phil. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)
British Romanticism

 

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B‌rian Bartlett, Professor; Creative Writing Coordinator

 

B.A. (University of New Brunswick), M.A. (Concordia University), Ph.D. (Montreal) 
Creative writing and poetry 


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D‌aniel Currie Hall, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (University of Toronto), M.A. (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (University of Toronto)

Linguistics


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David Heckerl, Associate Professor 


B.A. (Claremont), M.A. (New Brunswick), Ph.D. (McGill) 


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T‌eresa Heffernan, Professor 


B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Toronto) 
Rise of the novel, modernism, and literary theory


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G‌ugu Hlongwane, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Sarah Lawrence), M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (York)


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Renée Hulan, Professor 


B.A. (Acadia), M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (McGill) 
Canadian literary and cultural history 


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Deborah Kennedy, Professor 


B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Windsor), Ph.D. (Toronto) 
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature 


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Seán Kennedy, Professor; Coordinator Irish Studies 


B.A. (Trinity College, Dublin), M.A., Ph.D. (National University of Ireland, Galway) 
Modern Irish Culture and Literature 


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Alexander MacLeod, Associate Professor 


B.A. (Hons.) (Windsor), M.A. (Notre Dame), Ph.D. (Hons.) (McGill) 
Creative writing and Atlantic Canada Studies 


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Sara Malton, Associate Professor


B.A. (Hons.) (Victoria), M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Nineteenth-Century Literature

 

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Sandra Muse Isaacs, Assistant Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (Windsor), M.A. (Windsor), Ph.D. (McMaster)

 

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Stephanie Morley, Assistant Professor 


B.A.(Hons.) (McGill), M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (McMaster) 

 

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J. Russell Perkin, Professor   


B.A. (Hons.) (Acadia), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Toronto) 
British Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 


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Henghameh Saroukhani, Assistant Professor

 

B.A. (Alberta), M.A. (UBC), Ph.D. (Leeds, UK)

Literatures and Cultures of the Black Atlantic

 

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Goran V. Stanivukovic, Professor; Chair

 

B.A. (NoviSad), M.A., Ph.D. (Belgrade)

English Renaissance literature and Cultural Studies

 

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Publications

Tatjana Takševa, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (York) M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

 

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Jennifer VanderBurgh, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (Queen’s), M.A., Ph.D. (York)

Film Studies

 

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Ariel Watson, Assistant Professor

 

B.A. (North Carolina), M.Phil./M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)

 

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Part-Time Professors 

 

Paul Keeler B.A. (Hons.), B.Ed.(Saint Mary’s), B.S.W. (Dalhousie), M.A. (Carleton) 

Sandra Orser B.A. (Hons.) M.A. (Acadia), Ph.D. (Dalhousie)

Glenn Walton B.A., M.A. (Dalhousie) 

David Wilson B.A. (Saint Mary's University), M.A. (Dalhousie)

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 Adjunct Professors 

Adrian Knapp Mag.Phil. (Innsbruck), Ph.D. (Leeds)

 

Emeritus Professors

 

Janet Hill

B.A. (Hons.) (Sheffield), M.A., Ph.D. (Dalhousie)

Wendy R. Katz

B.A. (Skidmore), M.A., Ph.D. (Dalhousie) 

Michael J. Larsen, Dean Emeritus

B.A. (Saint Mary’s), M.A. (Dalhousie),  Ph.D. (Toronto)

Andy Seaman

 B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Gillian M.V. Thomas

B.A., M.A. (Sussex), Ph.D. (London)

Kathleen R. Tudor

B.A. (Sir George Williams), M.A. (Montreal), Ph.D. (Toronto)

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 Full-Time Staff

 

Taisha Teskey, Secretary

Office: MN314; 902-420-5701; Taisha.Teskey@smu.ca 

Office Hours: 8:30-4:30