Faculty and Staff

Program Affiliated Faculty 

Michele Byers - Women & Gender Studies, Atlantic Canada Studies
Graduate Program Coordinator

Research Area: 

  • Media and popular culture
  • Television studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Social theory
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Feminist theory
  • Queer theory
  • Critical methodologies


Benita Bunjun - Social Justice & Community Studies, Women & Gender Studies

Research Area:

  • Indigenous and Settler Relations
  • Feminist Organizational Studies; Social Movements
  • Race, Chattel Slavery, and Indenture Labour; Migration and Racialized Gendered Labour;
  • Racial Profiling and Violence; Colonial Gendered Encounters; Racialization and Feminization of Poverty
  • Mental Health, Labour and Nation-Building
  • Migration, Diaspora, and Youth; Academic Well-Being of Racialized Students


Tatjana Takseva - English, Women & Gender Studies

Research Area:

  • Sexual violence
  • Trauma studies
  • Feminist theory
  • Feminist philosophy and the ethics of care
  • Cultural representations of motherhood
  • Maternal ambivalence and feminist mothering


Contact us

Faculty of Arts
Women and Gender Studies
McNally South, Room 424