Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Professors

Adjunct Professors

Part-Time Professors

Full-Time Staff

Emeritus Professors


 

Full-Time Professors

E‌lissa Asp, Professor; Linguistics Coordinator                    

 

B.A. (Glendon College), M.A. (York University), Ph.D. (York University) 
Linguistic theory and description and the linguistic description of discourse.

 

Office - MN308; Phone - 902-420-5717; elissa.asp@smu.ca 

 

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M‌ark Barr, Associate Professor 

 

B.A., L.L.B. (J.D.) (Victoria), M.Phil. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Vanderbilt)
British Romanticism

 

Office - MN322; Phone - 902-420-5193; mark.barr@smu.ca 

 

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D‌aniel Currie Hall, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (University of Toronto), M.A. (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (University of  Toronto) Linguistics

 

Office - MN305; Phone - 902-420-5707; daniel.hall@smu.ca 

 

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David Heckerl, Associate Professor 

 

B.A. (Claremont), M.A. (New Brunswick), Ph.D. (McGill) 

 

Office - MN321; Phone - 902-420-5711; david.heckerl@smu.ca

 

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T‌eresa Heffernan, Professor 

 

B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Toronto) 

 

Rise of the novel, modernism, and literary theory

 

Office - MN331; Phone - 902-496-8294; teresa.heffernan@smu.ca 

 

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G‌ugu Hlongwane, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Sarah Lawrence), M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (York)

 

Office - MN302; Phone - 902-420-5595; gugu.hlongwane@smu.ca

 

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Renée Hulan, Professor 

 

B.A. (Acadia), M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (McGill) 

 

Canadian literary and cultural history 

 

Office - MN329; Phone - 902-420-5690; renee.hulan@smu.ca  

 

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Deborah Kennedy, Professor 

 

B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Windsor), Ph.D. (Toronto) 

 

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature 

 

Office - MN324; Phone - 902-420-5700; deborah.kennedy@smu.ca 

 

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Seán Kennedy, Professor; Coordinator Irish Studies 

 

B.A. (Trinity College, Dublin), M.A., Ph.D. (National University of Ireland, Galway) 

 

Modern Irish Culture and Literature 

 

Office - MN325;Phone - 902-420-8269; sean.kennedy@smu.ca 

 

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Alexander MacLeod, Associate Professor 


B.A. (Hons.) (Windsor), M.A. (Notre Dame), Ph.D. (Hons.) (McGill) 

 

Creative writing and Atlantic Canada Studies 

 

Office - MN332; Phone - 902-491-6222; alexander.macleod@smu.ca 

 

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Sara Malton, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (Victoria), M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Toronto)

 

Nineteenth-Century Literature

 

Office - MN330; Phone - 902-496-8137; sara.malton@smu.ca 

 

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Stephanie Morley, Assistant Professor 

 

B.A.(Hons.) (McGill), M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (McMaster) 

 

Office - MN323; Phone - 902-420-5719; stephanie.morley@smu.ca  

 

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J. Russell Perkin, Professor   

 

B.A. (Hons.) (Acadia), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Toronto) 

 

British Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 

 

Office - MN304; Phone 902-420-5714 russell.perkin@smu.ca 

 

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Henghameh Saroukhani, Assistant Professor

 

B.A. (Alberta), M.A. (British Columbia), Ph.D. (Leeds) 

 

Literatures and Cultures of the Black Atlantic

 

Office - MN318; Phone - 902-491-6448; henghameh.saroukhani@smu.ca  

 

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Goran V. Stanivukovic, Professor; Chair

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B.A. (NoviSad), M.A., Ph.D. (Belgrade)

 

English Renaissance literature and Cultural Studies

 

Office - MN328; Phone - 902-420-5708; goran.stanivukovic@smu.ca  

 

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Tatjana Takševa, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (York) M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

 

Office - MN320; Phone - 902-491-6274; tatjana.takseva@smu.ca 

 

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Jennifer VanderBurgh, Associate Professor

 

B.A. (Hons.) (Queen’s), M.A., Ph.D. (York)

 

Film Studies

 

Office - MN326; Phone - 902-420-5718; jennifer.vanderburgh@smu.ca  

 

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Ariel Watson, Assistant Professor

 

B.A. (North Carolina), M.Phil./M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)

 

Office - MN307; Phone - 902-420-5286; ariel.watson@smu.ca  

 

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 Adjunct Professors 

Adrian Knapp Mag.Phil. (Innsbruck), Ph.D. (Leeds)

 

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Part-Time Professors  

            Office MM219; Phone 902-491-8667 

Sandra Orser 

 

B.A. (Hons.) M.A. (Acadia), Ph.D. (Dalhousie)

Glenn Walton 

 

B.A., M.A. (Dalhousie) 

David Wilson 

 

B.A. (Saint Mary's University), M.A. (Dalhousie)

 

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Emeritus Professors

 

Brian Bartlett

 B.A. (University of New Brunswick), M.A. (Concordia University), Ph.D. (Montreal) 

Janet Hill

B.A. (Hons.) (Sheffield), M.A., Ph.D. (Dalhousie)

Wendy R. Katz

B.A. (Skidmore), M.A., Ph.D. (Dalhousie) 

Michael J. Larsen, Dean Emeritus

B.A. (Saint Mary’s), M.A. (Dalhousie),  Ph.D. (Toronto)

Andy Seaman

 B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Gillian M.V. Thomas

B.A., M.A. (Sussex), Ph.D. (London)

Kathleen R. Tudor

B.A. (Sir George Williams), M.A. (Montreal), Ph.D. (Toronto)

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 Full-Time Staff

 

Taisha Teskey, Secretary

Office: MN314; 902-420-5701

Office Hours: 8:30-4:30