Research Fellows

Joel Faflak

Joel Faflak

Director, SASAH/Dept. of English and Writing Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: I’m Professor of English and Theory at Western University, where I teach courses on literature, theory, culture, leadership, and combinations thereof. My research and teaching interests are nineteenth-century British literature, culture, and philosophy; psychoanalysis; contemporary theory; and film musicals.
International & Graduate Affairs Bldg, Room 1N14
519-661-2111 ext. 85529
jfaflak@uwo.ca

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Patrick Mahon

Patrick Mahon

Director, SASAH/Dept. of Visual Arts

Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice and curating; printmaking and print culture, postcolonial theory and national identity; links between visual practices and writing practices.
John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Room 121
519-661-2111 ext. 86192
pmahon@uwo.ca

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Gillian Barker

Gillian Barker

Assistant Professor/Dept. of Philosophy

Research Interests / Specializations: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Environmental Philosophy
Stevenson Hall, Room 2136
519-661-2111 ext. 87747
gbarker5@uwo.ca

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David Bentley

David Bentley

Professor/Dept. of English and Writing Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: I specialize in Canadian literature and culture and in nineteenth-century English literature and art, especially, in the latter case, in the poetry and painting of the Pre-Raphaelites.
Art & Humanities Bldg, room 2G25A
519-661-2111 ext. 85813
dbentley@uwo.ca

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Laurence deLooze

Laurence deLooze

Professor/Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures

Research Interests / Specializations: Medieval and Renaissance Culture (French, Icelandic, English, Spanish, Latin, Italian), theories of Textuality, history of the Book/Writing, literary Theory, Comparative Literature
Arts & Humanities Bldg, room 3B24
519-661-2111 ext. 85859
ldelooze@uwo.ca

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Joanna Devereux

Joanna Devereux

Assistant Professor/Dept. of English and Writing Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: My research interests include the relationship between nineteenth-century visual arts, theatre, performance, and poetry. I’m especially interested in the work of Victorian women artists.
Arts and Humanities Bldg, Room 2G28J
519-661-2111 ext. 82761
jdevereu@uwo.ca

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Michael Fox

Michael Fox

Assistant Profesor

Research Interests / Specializations: Rhetoric; professional communication; history of the English language; narratology; creative writing
Lawson Hall, Room 3270F
519-661-2111 ext. 88187
mfox52@uwo.ca

Kyle Gervais

Kyle Gervais

Assistant Professor/Dept. of Classical Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: Latin epic and lyric (literary interpretation and textual criticism), violence in the ancient world (cognitive and social psychological approaches), Classical reception in popular media, digital humanities (especially the Tesserae project).
Lawson Hall, Room 3226
519-661-2111 ext. 84518
kgervai2@uwo.ca

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John Hatch

John Hatch

Associate Professor/Dept. of Visual Arts

Research Interests / Specializations: 20th-century art, art theory, and architecture, specifically Dada and Neo-Dada; Post-WWII European and American Art; early abstract art (1910-1940); intersections between art and science.
John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Room 200C
519-661-2111 ext. 86181
jhatch@uwo.ca

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Lainey Lui

Lainey Lui

Visiting Professor

Teaching: AH 4410E: Gossip as Social, Political, and Social Engagement
International & Graduate Affairs Bldg, Room 1N14
519-661-2111 ext. 85529

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Mark McDayter

Mark McDayter

Associate Professor/Dept. of English and Writing Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: My primary teaching and research interests lie in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and are focused upon material culture, social space and identity, and historicism. I additionally work in the field of the digital humanities, and in particular in digital editing and electronic textuality
Arts & Humanities Bldg, Room 3B12
519-661-2111 ext. 85784
mmdcayte@uwo.ca

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Mary Helen McMurran

Mary Helen McMurran

Associate Professor/Dept. of English and Writing Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: Mary Helen McMurran researches and teaches eighteenth-century literature and critical theory.
Arts & Humanities Bldg, Room 3B22
519-661-2111 ext. 85839
mmcmurr2@uwo.ca

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