Associate Faculty

Associate Faculty are derived from several departments, faculties and colleges at Western University. Associate Faculty may serve as 2nd readers on MA and/or PhD theses provided they possess SGPS supervisory privileges granted through their home department.

Imants Barušs

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Contact information

Email: baruss@uwo.ca

Department

Psychology, King’s University College

Research Areas

  • Consciousness Studies
  • Postmaterialism
  • Mathematical Modelling

Publications

Barušs, I. & Mossbridge, J. (2017). Transcendent mind: Rethinking the science of consciousness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Barušs, I. (2017). Consciousness: Where we are at. Consciousness: Ideas and Research for the Twenty First Century, 2(5), 1–7.†

Barušs, I., van Lier, C., & Ali, D. (2014). Alterations of consciousness at a self-development seminar: A Matrix Energetics seminar survey. Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research, 5(11), 1064–1086.‡

Barušs, I. (2014). A vision for the Society for Consciousness Studies. Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research, 5(6) 551–555.‡ [Guest Editorial]

Barušs, I. (2014). Questions about interacting with invisible intelligences. EdgeScience 18, 18–19.†

Barušs, I. (2014). Rethinking the inevitability of aging. Hypnology: The Journal of Hypnosis and Consciousness Exploration, 3, 39–41.† [Edited extract from “Learning to forget: Deprogramming as a precondition for the occurrence of non-dual states of consciousness”]

Barušs, I. & Rabier, V. (2014). Failure to replicate retrocausal recall. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1(1), 82–91.‡

Barušs, I. (2014). The politics of science. Hypnology: The Journal of Hypnosis and Consciousness Exploration, 2, 37–38.† [Extract from Science as a Spiritual Practice]

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Claudia Clausius

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Contact information

Email: cclausiu@uwo.ca

Department

English, King’s University College

Research Areas

  • Intersections of Modern Art and Modern Drama;
  • Samuel Beckett;
  • Critical Theory

Publications

Steineck, Raji, and Claudia Clausius, Origins and Futures: Time Inflected and Reflected. Leiden: Brill, 2013.

“The Temporal Theatres of Sculpture and Drama: Wole Soyinka and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Kronoscope: Journal for the Study of Time. Vol. 7, No. 1, Leiden: Brill, 2007, pp. 3-32.

“From Italy to Tunisia: Paul Klee’s Mediterranean Journal” in Modernism and Modernity in the Mediterranean World, eds. Pietropaolo, Domenico and Luca Somigli. New York, Ottawa, Toronto: Legas, 2006, pp. 305-334.

“Twentieth-Century Theatrical Mimesis in Theory and Practice: A Failed Deconstruction,” in De Spiegel van Stendhal. Eds. E. Jongeneel and B. van Heusden. Groningen: Historische Uitgeverij, 1999. 182-95.

“Waiting and Deconstruction: Between Order and Chaos in Post-Modern Drama” in Time, Order, Chaos - The Study of Time IX, New Jersey: International Universities Press, 1998. 63-75.

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Janice Forsyth

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Contact information

Email: jforsyt3@uwo.ca

Department

Sociology

Research Areas

  • Physical Culture & Health at Indian Residential Schools
  • Qualitative Research
  • Understanding 'Development' Through Sport
  • Aboriginal Sport History
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Community Development through Qualitative Methods

Publications

2017 Olympic Perspectives (ed. with Stephan Wassong and Richard Baka), Routledge

2017 "'The only good thing that happened at school': Colonising narratives of sport in the Indian School Bulletin" (with Michael Heine) British Journal of Canadian Studies 30(2):205-225

2017 "‘Welcome to the Olympic Victims Hotel’: Homelessness and the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games" (with Sophy Chan) Sport in Society

2017 "“A Rink at this School is Almost as Essential as a Classroom”: Hockey and Discipline at Pelican Lake Indian Residential School, 1945–1951" (with Braden Te Hiwi) Canadian Journal of History 52(1):80-108

2016 "Negotiating Difference: How Aboriginal Athletes in the Maritimes Brokered their Involvement in Canadian Sport" (with Vanessa Lodge-Gagné and Audrey Giles) The International Journal of the History of Sport 33(16):1943-1962

2016 "The Illusion of Inclusion: Agenda 21 and the Commodification of Indigenous Culture in Olympic Games" PUBLIC: Art | Culture | Ideas 53(Mega-Event Cities)

2016 "Truth, Reconciliation, and the Politics of the Body in Indian Residential School History" (with Evan J. Habkirk) History Matters

2015 "Make the Indian Understand his Place: Politics and the Establishment of the Tom Longboat Awards at Indian Affairs and the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada" Sport in History 35(2):241-270

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Gyongi (Ginger) Hegedus

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Contact information

Email: ghegedus@uwo.ca

Department

Religious Studies, King's University College

Research Areas

  • Islamic Philosophy
  • Medieval Thought
  • Jewish Thought

Publications

“The Double Path: The Two Layers of Thinking and the Twofold Nature of Knowledge in the Work of Saadya Gaon” in Vixens Disturbing Vineyards: Embarrassment and Embracement of Scriptures (Festschrift in Honor of Harry Fox) T. Yoreh, A. Glazer et al., (eds) (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2010, 385-410. Revised and expanded publication of “The Double Path: The Two Layers of Thinking and the Twofold Nature of Knowledge in the Work of Saadya Gaon” in Reflecting Diversity: Historical and Thematic Perspectives in the Jewish and Christian Tradition, P. Losonczi and G. Xeravits (eds) Berlin and Vienna: LitVerlag, 2007, 43-61.2017 "'The only good thing that happened at school': Colonising narratives of sport in the Indian School Bulletin" (with Michael Heine) British Journal of Canadian Studies 30(2):205-225

“Where is Paradise? Eschatology in Early Medieval Judaic and Islamic Thought,” in Dionysius XXV, December 2007, Dalhousie University Press, 153-176.

“The Finitude of the World and the End of Human Knowledge: The Reformulation of the Philoponean Proofs in medieval Jewish thought,” in Migrating Texts, W. Sweet (ed.), Ottawa University Press.

The Book of Beliefs and Convictions of Saadya Gaon al-Fayyumi (Kitab al-amanat wa-‘1-I`tiqadat). Translation from Judeo-Arabic into Hungarian (Paris-Budapest: L’Harmattan, 2005), pp 288

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Tobias Nagl

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Contact information

Email: tnagl@uwo.ca

Department

Film Studies

Research Areas

  • Film history and theory
  • the Frankfurt School
  • African American studies
  • silent film
  • political modernism and the historical avant-garde
  • popular music
  • experimental cinema
  • visual arts
  • Holocaust representation
  • postcolonial studies and European colonialism

Publications

“Afrolisation (Blueberry Hill Dub)”, in: Daniel Kojo Schrade, Philip Metz (ed.), AfroSat-1 (Berlin: Revolver, 2012)

“March 6, 1920: Chinese Students in Berlin raise charges of racism against Joe May’s Die Herrin der Welt,in: Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Michael Richardson (ed.), A New History of German Cinema(Rocherster: Camden House, 2012)

“‘So Much Tenderness’: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann, and the Ambivalences of Interracial Desire” (co-authored with Janelle Blankenship), in: Brigitte Peucker (ed.), A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2012)

“‘Sonst wären wir den Weg gegangen wie alle anderen’: Afro-deutsche Komparsen, Zeugenschaft und das Archiv der deutschen Filmgeschichte” [‘Or we would have gone the way of the all the others’: Afro-German bit players, testimony and the archive of German film history] in: Claudia Bruns, Arsal Dardan and Anette Dietrich (ed.), “Welchen der Steine du best”: Filmische Erinnerungen an den Holocaust[‘Whichever Stone You Lift’: Filmic Remembrance of the Holocaust] (Berlin: Bertz+Fischer, 2011)

“Projecting Desire, Rewriting Cinematic Memory: Gender and German Reconstruction in Frauleinein Deutsches Melodram,in: Roy Grundmann (ed.), A Companion to Michael Haneke, (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2010)

“The Aesthetics of Race in European Film Theory” in: Trifonova Temenuga (ed.), European Film Theory (London: New York: Routledge, 2009)

“Louis Brody and the Black Presence in German Film before 1945. A Biographical Sketch,” in: Patricia Mazon, Reinhild Steingröver (ed.), Not So Plain As Black Or WhiteAfro-German Culture and History1890–2000 (Rochester: Rochester UP, 2005)

Book: Die unheimliche Maschine: Rasse und Repräsentation im Weimarer Kino[The Uncanny Machine: Race and Representation in Weimar Cinema](Munich: edition text+kritik, 2009) (winner of the Willy Haas Book Prize)

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Randall Pogorzelski

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Contact information

Email: rpogorze@uwo.ca

Departments

Classical Studies

Research Areas

  • Roman literature, especially Augustan and early imperial poetry
  • classical reception
  • literary geography
  • politics in literature
  • nationalism and imperialism

Publications

articles on Lucan, Virgil, and James Joyce

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Lucas Savino

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Contact information

Email: lsavino2@uwo.ca

Department

Centre for Global Studies, Huron University College

Research Areas

  • Indigenous Self-Determination
  • Decolonization and Decoloniality
  • Modern State Formation and Capitalism

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Paul Woodford

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Contact information

Email: woodford@uwo.ca

Department

Music

Research Areas

  • philosophical, sociological, and political issues affecting the music teaching profession

Publications

Democracy and Music Education: Liberalism, Ethics, and the Politics of Practice (Indiana University Press, 2005)

“What Does Music Mean, and Can Music Education Really Matter?” InThe Place of Music in the 21st Century: One Hundred-Eleventh National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Eds.P. Schmidt & C. Benedict. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012. 34-50.

“Music Education and Social Justice: Toward a Radical Political History and Vision.” In Debates in Music Education. EdsG.Spruce & C. Philpott.London: Routledge, 2012. 85-101. 

“Dewey’s Bastard’s: Music, Meaning, and Politics.” In The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 698-701. 

“Two Political Models for Music Education and Their Implications for Practice.” In Sound Progress: Exploring Musical Development.Eds. H. Coll & A. Lamont .London, UK: National Association of Music Educators. 2009. 109-114. 

“Why Canada Does Not Have National Standards, Or Does It”? Canadian Music Educator, 51, no. 2 (2009): 34-39. 

“Democratic Elitism or Democratic Citizenship: The Politics of Music, Meaning and Education in Cold-War America.” Eufonia:Didactica de la Musica, 50 (2010): 23-33.

“Democracy, Pragmatist Aesthetics and the Choral Experience.” Diskussion MusikPaedagogik, 42, no. 2 (2009):53-59.

“Fear and Loathing in Music Education? Beyond Democracy and Music Education.” Action, Criticism and Theory for Music Education, 7, no. 1 (2008): 105-138.

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