Keeping up with English Alumni

Are you an English grad? Let us know what you're doing: email srudell@uwo.ca

Graduate Degree/Year Currently
Shelley Ambrose BA 1983 Publisher and Executive Director, The Walrus Magazine
Sophia Apostol BA 2003 Life Coach, Sophia Apostol
Dev Aujla BA 2006 Founder, DreamNow; author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money and Community in a Changing World (Penguin 2011)
Cameron Bailey BA 1987 Artistic Director, Toronto International Film Festival
R. Scott Bakker BA 1995 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novelist
Brent Boles BA 2012 Student Engagement Program Coordinator, Western University
Robert Boyda BA 1979 Head of Global Asset Allocation, John Hancock Investment Management Services
Stephen Brunt BA 1982 Sports Journalist, Columnist, Author for TSN, Globe and Mail
Basia Bulat BA 2006 Singer/Songwriter, Juno nominee
Chris Charlton BA Former member of Provincial Parliament
Shannon Charnock BA 2011 General Manager, Young Voices Toronto
Owen Charters BA 1998 President & CEO, Boys and Girls Club of Canada
Jessica Clark BA 2006 Program Officer, Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Colleen Kim Daniher BA 2006 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University
Patrick Deane MA 1980, PhD 1986 President and Vice-Chancellor, McMaster University
Carol Deimling BA 1974 Retired, Volunteer, Orilla Museum of Art and History
Heather Desserud BA 2007 Communications Advisor at MEOPAR
Erin Dunham BA 2006 CEO, The Other Bird
Sarah Emms BA 2014 Marketing Specialist, London Life/Great West Life Company
Sharon English BA 1989,
MA 1990
Novelist & Short Story Writer; Giller Prize Nominee; Writing Instructor, University of Toronto
Megan Findlay BA 2006 Creative Director, McMillan
Brian Francis BA 1994 Novelist, CBC Canada Reads Finalist
Francis James Frenzel BSc 2008 (Physics and English) Pilot-in-training, Royal Canadian Air Force. One of 17 finalists to become Canada's next two astronauts.
Mark Furukawa BA 1990 Owner Dr. Disc record store
Darryl Gibson BA 1973 Freelance Writer and Editor, Japan
Anita Gaffney BA 1990 Executive Director, Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Bryson Gordon BA 1998 Head of Advanced Advertising Group, Viacom, Inc.
Marie-Lauren Gregoire BA 1998 Communications Professional
Catherine Haggerty BA 2005,
MA 2006
Copy Editor, Info-Tech Research Group
Jennifer Hale BA 2008 Volunteer Services Coordinator, Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex
Faryl Hausman BA 1982 Vice-President, Litigation and Regulatory Affairs for Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.
Jennifer Hedger BA 1998 Co-host, TSN SportsCentre
Jeanine Henderson Kitching BA 2008 Owner/Director, Infinity Dance Competitive Company, Stratford
Brandon Hicks BA 2008 Section Editor/Regular Contributor, The Rumpus
Mary Hofstetter MA 1969 Principal at Consulting in Arts, Culture, Governance in Not for Profit Organizations; former President and CEO, The Banff Centre; former President, Sheridan College; and former General Manager, The Stratford Festival
Scott Holden BA 1998,
MA 1999
Publisher Relations Manager, OneBookshelf Inc., former Lead Content Writer, CCP Games
Jillian Horton BA 1996,
MA 1997
Physician, Recording Artist, Playwright
Sandor Johnson BA 1993 Winemaker, Potter Settlement Artisan Winery
Loren Klostermann BA 2007 Retail Account Manager, Today’s Parent magazine, Rogers Consumer Publishing
Neil Larocque BA 2000 Dir. Academics/Head of English Literature, Shenzhen Yunding International School
Silken Laumann BA 1988 Olympic athlete, author, speaker
Carolyn Lawrence BA 2000 President and CEO, Women of Influence, Inc.
Lisa Madokoro BA 2008 Cultural Specialist, Shopify
Sam Maggs BA 2012 Author, TV Personality, Writer for BioWare
Kim McArthur BA 1975 President and Publisher, McArthur & Company; Founder of Little, Brown, Canada
John Mellott BA 1983 Business Process Analyst, Logistics and Engineering for General Dynamics Land Systems Canada
Peter Morra BA 1999,
MA 2000
Senior Director of Communications, Internal & Community, for Starbucks Coffee Canada
Carol Off BA 1981 Host, CBC Radio’s As It Happens
Ashley Patenaude BA 2014 Artist Liaison, VIP Event Services
Zoë Pope BA 2006 Head of Marketing for CanDeal Inc.
Sonya Poweska BA 2004 Culture Program Specialist, City of Waterloo
Justin Quesnelle BA 2003 Manager, Clinical Skills Learning Program of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; Founder of Passionfool theatre company
Anthea Rowe BA 2002,
MA 2003
Owner, Anthea Rowe Communications
John Sabine BA 1967 Counsel & Partner, Fraser, Milner, Casgrain LLP
Kelsey Stanczyk BA 2013 Account Manager, Public Sector Digest
Kate Strachan BA 2006 Director of Consumer Engagement, Me to We Enterprises
Dianna Symonds BA 1977 Managing Editor, Maclean’s magazine
Adela Talbot BA 2008 Journalist, Western News
Alan Thicke BA 1967 Actor, entertainer
Robert Thompson BA 1995 Contributing editor, business and sports writer, author
Leagh Turner BA 1995 Chief Operating Officer for SAP Canada
Terry Warne BA 2007 Promotions Manager, CBC News, Current Affairs and Documentaries
Aaron Wherry BA 2012 Associate Editor & Parliamentary Reporter, Maclean’s Magazine
Margaret Whitley BA 1985 Executive Director, Montessori Academy of London
Nicole Winstanley BA 1996 Publisher, Penguin Canada
Maggie Wrobel BA 2004 Arts Editor, Globe and Mail | Life & Arts