Department of English

DEPARTMENT OF

English Language and Literature

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Faculty


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Maggie Berg

Professor
Research Interests: Victorian literature, the Brontës, literary theory, gender and sexuality, pedagogy, academia
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74418
Email: bergm@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 431

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Maggie Berg


Chris Bongie

Department Head/Professor
Research Interests: postcolonial literature and theory, cultural studies, late Victorian literature, nineteenth-century French studies, francophone studies, Caribbean literature, Haitian Revolution
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74497
Email: bongiec@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 426

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Chris Bongie


Sally Brooke Cameron

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: gender and economics in Victorian Literature, nineteenth-century transatlantic fiction, Victorian slum fiction and reform culture, Vampires and food studies
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext.74427
Email: brooke.cameron@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 425

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Sally Brooke Cameron


Gwynn Dujardin

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Renaissance poetics, the history of the English language; early modern English, Pedagogy (early modern and contemporary)
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74442
Email: dujardin@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 424

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Gwynn Dujardin


Heather Evans

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: 19th-century literature, New Woman literature and women’s writing, particularly work by Sarah Grand, food and culinary history, food writing and gastronomy, children’s literature, with a special focus on works by Beatrix Potter, graphic novels, war literature
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74403
Email: heather.evans@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 402

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Petra Fachinger

Professor
Research Interests: Canadian literature, diaspora and transnationalism (with focus on Asian and Muslim diasporas), Indigenous literatures, ecocriticism, urban studies, gender and critical race; social justice
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74430
Email: petra.fachinger@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 526

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Petra Fachinger


Christopher Fanning

Professor
Research Interests: Restoration and eighteenth-century poetry and prose, satire, the sublime, the encyclopaedia, print culture, Laurence Sterne, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74440
Email: christopher.fanning@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 536

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Elizabeth Hanson

Professor
Research Interests: English Renaissance drama; Humanism and early modern education; University studies and the political economy of the modern university
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74441
Email: hansone@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 429

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Elizabeth Hanson


Mark Jones

Professor
Research Interests: British Romantic poetry; L18–E19C publicity, propaganda, and public opinion; William Cobbett; literature and economics; parody; history of literary criticism and theory; Bob Dylan
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext.74417
Email: jonesmc@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 430

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Mark Jones


Shelley King

Professor
Research Interests: Romantic and Victorian literature; Romantic Women Writers, especially Amelia Opie; Children's and YA Literature, especially the works of Philip Pullman; Demystifying Digital Humanities; Editing
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74419
Email: englhead@queensu.ca/kings@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 423

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Shelley King


Heather Macfarlane

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Canadian comparative literature: Anglophone; Francophone; Indigenous; diaspora; literary activism; theatre in Canada; space- and place-based criticism
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74409
Email: heather.macfarlane@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 432

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Heather Macfarlane


Robert G. May

Undergraduate Chair/Associate Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Modern Canadian poetry in English, especially F. R. Scott and the Montréal poets; contemporary Canadian poetry in English, especially John Barton and Gary Geddes; human rights and social justice writing; LGBTQ theory and literatures
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 77951
Email: ugrad.english@queensu.ca / mayr@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 524

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Robert G. May


Gabrielle McIntire

Professor
Research Interests: American and British literary modernisms; theoretical work on history, memory, the sacred, ecology, psychology, and psychoanalysis
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74416
Email: mcintire@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 437

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Gabrielle McIntire


Sam McKegney

Associate Professor
Research Interests: Indigenous literatures; contemporary Canadian literature (as well as its precursors); masculinity theory; Indigenous governance and its pursuit through art; carceral composition; multiculturalism as an ideal and in practice; hockey culture; literary activism
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74412
Email: sam.mckegney@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 435

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Sam McKegney


Kristin Moriah

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: African American literature and culture; African Diaspora Studies; Performance Studies; Sound Studies; Visual Culture
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74435
Email: kristin.moriah@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 531

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Kristin Moriah


Robert Morrison

Professor
Research Interests: Thomas De Quincey; William Wordsworth; John Wilson; Leigh Hunt; Jane Austen; The Regency; British magazines; print culture; the literature of addiction; detective fiction
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 78219
Email: morrisnr@queensu.ca
Office: Kingston Hall, Room 212C

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Robert Morrison


Laura Murray

Professor
Research Interests: community-based and oral history; southern Ontario treaty and Indigenous history; US literature before 1865, particularly focussing on urban life, media, gender, race, Indigenous experience; North American history in relation to immigration, colonialism, Indigenous experience, history of the book
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74438
Email: laura.murray@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 534

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Laura Murray


Margaret Pappano

Associate Professor
Research Interests: Medieval literature in England and France, particularly drama, religious texts, women’s writing, travel literature
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74413
Email: pappanom@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 538

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John Pierce

Professor
Research Interests: Romantic poetry (especially Blake and Shelley); late 18th- and early 19th-century fiction (especially the work of Amelia Opie)
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74407
Email: piercej@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 421

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Patricia Rae

Professor
Research Interests: Literary modernism in Britain and the United States, especially the genres of elegy and memoir; culture and politics in the 1930s; the Spanish Civil War; World War I; the theory and practice of mourning, elegy, commemoration; literature and the visual arts; Imagism and Vorticism; pragmatism
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74436
Email: pmr1@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 532

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Patricia Rae


Leslie Ritchie

Associate Professor
Research Interests: British literature of the Restoration and eighteenth century; newspapers, music, popular prints, and other performance-related ephemera; David Garrick and London theatre, 1741-1776
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74429
Email: ritchiel@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 427

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Leslie Ritchie


Armand Garnet Ruffo

Associate Professor
Research Interests:  Indigenous cultures and literatures, including Indigenous literary nationalism, transnationalism, and carceral writing; representation of the Indian; creative writing; genre studies
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74425
Email: armand.ruffo@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 535

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Armand Garnet Ruffo


Yaël Schlick

Professor
Research Interests: Travel writing; autobiography; American poetry
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74428
Email: ys2@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 533

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Yaël Schlick


Carolyn Smart

Professor
Research Interests: Prose poetry, Narrative Poetry and Confessional Poetry; Emerging Canadian writing: short fiction and poetry; Spoken word and Performance Poetry (see http://hookedtheplay.ca)
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74434
Email: smartc@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 529

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Carolyn Smart


Scott-Morgan Straker

Associate Professor
Research Interests: Middle English literature, especially fifteenth-century followers of Chaucer (Lydgate, Hoccleve); theoretical approaches to medieval culture; Old English and Old Norse; early modern literature; constructions of gender and subjectivity in medieval texts
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74424
Email: straker@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 436

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Scott-Morgan Straker


Marta Straznicky

Professor
Research Interests: Early Modern theatre and print culture; book history; women’s drama; household theatre; history and theory of landscape architecture
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74432
Email: straznic@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 539

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Marta Straznicky


Asha Varadharajan

Associate Professor
Research Interests: postcolonial literatures and studies in globalization and culture; literary theory (Marxism, post-structuralism, feminism and psychoanalysis); cultural studies; critical race theories and multiculturalism; Adorno and the Frankfurt School; violence; civil society; the bio-politics of citizenship
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74420
Email: varadhar@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 433

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Photo: Asha Varadharajan


Molly Wallace

Graduate Chair/Associate Professor
Research Interests: Contemporary Literature; Ecocriticism and Eco-Cultural Studies; Permaculture, Biodynamics, and Agroecology; Technophilia and Technophobia; Risk Theory; Animals and Animality
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74421
Email: wallacem@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 434

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Ruth Wehlau

Associate Adjunct Professor
Research Interests: Old English poetry; Middle English drama and romance; medievalism from the 18th century to the present, Ireland and Irish Gaelic, global Englishes, endangered languages
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74405
Email: wehlaur@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 405

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Ruth Wehlau


Glenn Willmott

Professor
Research Interests: international modernisms; comics and other mass culture genres; human-animal representation; left cultural studies; anthropological and economic approaches to literature; empathy and wonder in literature
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext. 74645
Email: gw12@queensu.ca
Office: Watson Hall, Room 422

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Glenn Willmott