Faculty and Staff

Interim Co-ordinator

Dr. Erin Wunker, Department of English
  ErinWunker@dal.ca (Email is the best method for contact at this time)

Cross-appointed faculty by department

Black Canadian Studies

Afua Cooper
Email: afua.cooper@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3012

Social justice and inequality, African diaspora, body and embodiment, critical race theory, decolonizing studies and methodologies, gender, slavery, abolition and freedom, Africa, Black Canada


Cinema and Media Studies

Shannon Brownlee
Email: shannon.brownlee@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1490

Film theory, experimental film, queer and feminist cinemas and theories, psychoanalytic theory


Contemporary Studies - University of King's College

Dorota Glowacha
Email: glowacka@dal.ca

Phone: 902-422-1271 ext 206

Continental philosophy, politics of memory, Holocaust and genocide literature and art, critical race theory, philosophy "after Auschwitz," Polish-Jewish relations



Early Modern Studies – University of King's College

Kathryn Morris
Email: kathryn.morris@ukings.ca
Phone: 902-422-1271, ext. 207

Early Modern Studies and Comparary Studies


Jannette Vusich
Email: jannette.vusich@ukings.ca
Phone: 902 422-1271 ext. 213

The intersection of eroticism and mysticism in Early Modern devotional art and the connections between mendicant preaching, humanism, and naturalistic forms of representation.


Jason Haslam
Email: jason.haslam@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6873

19th-century American Literature, Gender Studies, Race Studies,Science Fiction, Gothic, Popular Culture, Prison studies

Christina Luckyj
Email: christina.luckyj@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6912

Early Modern literature, gender studies, Elizabethan and Jocobean drama, 17th century women's writing

Asha Jeffers
Email: Asha.Jeffers@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3508

Immigrant and second-generation literature, Gender studies, Critical race theory, Coming of age narratives, Contemporary literature, Postcolonial studies, Cultural studies

Erin Wunker
Email: ErinWunker@dal.ca

Canadian Literature, Cultural Studies, Feminist and Affect Theory, Poetry and Poetics, Performance


Krista Kesselring
Email: krista.kesselring@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3623

Early modern British history, law and crime, gender & women's history


Todd McCallum
Email: todd.mccallum@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3643

North American social and cultural history, Marxism, anarchism and working-class movements, Gender and sexuality

Shirley Tillotson
Email: shirley.tillotson@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3365

Modern Canadian history, socio-political history, taxation history, gender and women's history, Canadian history

Impact Ethics

Alana Cattapan
Email: alana.cattapan@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2936

Public policy and women’s health, citizenship, social policy, bioethics, and gender

International Development Studies

Theresa Ulicki
Email: ulickit@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1377

Gender and development, gender equity and organizations, gender-based violence, labour migration


Diana Ginn
Email: d.ginn@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2798

Alternative dispute resolution, religion and the law, property law, administrative law, women and the law


Jennifer Bain
Email: jennifer.bain@dal.ca
Phone:  902.494.3867

Music and culture, Musicology, Music theory, Hildegard of Bingen,  Guillaume de Machaut, Chant, Medieval music, Historiograpy

Steven Baur
Email: steven.baur@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6502

Musicology, 19th century music, American music, music and culture, popular music, Russian music

Jacqueline Warwick
Email: jwarwick@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1926

Musicology, music and culture, popular music, American music, performance studies, celebrity studies, child prodigies


Ingrid Waldron
Email: iwaldron@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2467

Health and mental health of Black and Indigenous women and other women of colour, health inequalities, racism in psychiatry, social determinants of health, environmental racism, Black feminisms, anti-colonialism, anti-racism, indigenous knowledge


Kirsten Borgerson
Email: kirstin.borgerson@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3338

Philosophy of medicine, bioethics, feminist philosophy, epistemology


Political Science

Louise Carbert
Email: louise.carbert@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6628

Canadian parliamentary governance, electoral systems, elections, federalism and intergovernmental relations, political behaviour

Margaret Denike
Email:    m.denike@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6298

Biopolitics and genealogical inquiry, feminist and queer philosophies, human rights (theory, institutions, politics), political activism of sexual and racial minorities, politics of terror, state-sanctioned discrimination

School of Health and Human Performance

Jacqueline Gahagan
Email:  jacqueline.gahagan@dal.ca
Phone:  902-494-5120

Harm-reduction policies and programs, gender-based analyses of health policies, research ethics, program monitoring and evaluation, social and behavioural aspects of sexual health, STI/HIV/Hep C prevention, care, treatment and support

Lois Jackson
Email: lois.jackson@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1341

Health promotion, marginalized populations, sex industry, rural women, harm reduction

Matthew Numer
Email: matthew.numer@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1153

HIV prevention, gay men's sexual health, health promotion, policy development, gender and health

School of Social Work


Catrina Brown
Email:  catrina.brown@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-7150

Childhood trauma, women's health, eating disorders and body image, depression, addictions, sexual abuse, violence against women and children, health and mental health policy, cross-cultural diversity research, feminist research

Marion Brown
Email: marion.brown@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1192

Critical girlhood studies, critical social work pedagogy, professional identity development, interprofessional education and practice

Sociology and Social Anthropology



Elizabeth Fitting
Email:  elizabeth.fitting@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6346

Economy, work and development, food and food movements, gender, Indigenous peoples, migration-immigration, transnationalism, development, Latin America


Karen Foster
Email: karen.foster@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6751

Economy, work and development, Knowledge, science and expertise, Political economy, Research methods, Rural studies, Social policy, Social statistics, Atlantic Canada

Liesl Gambold
Email:  liesl.gambold@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3689

Economy, work and development, aging and retirement, gender, migration-immigration, political economy, post-socialism, Europe, North America

Pauline Gardiner Barber
Email: pgbarber@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2069

Economy, work and development, citizenship, class, gender, migration-immigration, political economy, transnationalism, Southeast Asia

Fiona Martin
Email:  f.martin@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6750

Critical health studies, body and embodiment, drug use, gender, knowledge, science and expertise, personhood, poverty and social marginalization, reproduction and mothering

Emma Whelan
Email:  emma.whelan@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6752

Critical health studies, classification and standards, drug use, gender, knowledge, science and expertise, medical sociology, pain and chronic illness, social theory


Roberta Barker

Roberta Barker
Email: barkerr@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1495

Theatre History, Performance Studies, Early Modern and Modern Drama, Opera in Performance, Canadian Theatre and Performance, Realism, Medical Humanities, Gender in Performance