Faculty Associates

Faculty Associates can supervise graduate students at the Institute. See below for complete list:






Averill, Gage Dean’s Office Arts Dean Ethnomusicology, Haitian music
Briggs, Marlene English Arts Assistant conflict, gender, memory, mourning, reconstruction, testimony, trauma, war, writing
Browne, Annette Nursing Applied Science Professor health and healthcare inequities, with a particular focus on health inequities affecting indigenous peoples
Brown, Helen Nursing Applied Science Associate women’s health, maternal-infant health care and nursing practices, Aboriginal health, vulnerable populations, health inequities, structural context of health and health care, social determinants of maternal-infant health, critical theoretical perspectives, Indigenous knowledge, health care and nursing ethics, feminist participatory research, decolonizing knowledges, community-based research, critical hermeneutic methods, critical ethnography
Castricano, Jodey Critical Studies, UBC-O Creative and Critical Studies Associate gender studies, queer, cultural and psychoanalytic theory, postcolonial studies, gothic studies (fiction, film), animal studies, humanities/digital technology, virtual reality
Chan, Jennifer Educational Studies Education Associate Asia, education, Europe, feminism, food, globalization, human rights, immigration, multicultural, pornography, post-colonial, post-modern, post-structuralist, reproductive rights, sexual harassment, social movement, transnational
Cole, Peter Curriculum and Pedagogy Education Assistant Indigenous education; Aboriginalizing/indigenizing research methodology; orality; narrativity; environmental thought; Indigenous self-determination and self-governance; traditional Aboriginal and Indigenous technologies.
Dalziel, Pamela  English Arts Associate Victorian literature
Daniluk, Judith Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education Education Professor abortion, birth control, bisexuality, breastfeeding, bulimia, divorce, family planning, female genital mutilation, feminism, fertility, gay, gay marriage, health, homosexuality, infertility, lesbian, menopause, mother, parenting, pornography, pregnancy, prostitution, puberty, reproduction, sex, sexuality, women
Dixon, Joy History Arts Associate history; gender; sexuality; religion; science; culture; empire; queer; theology
Fee, Margery English Arts Professor Canadian literature, comparative aboriginal literature, postcolonial theory
Frackman, Kyle Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) Arts Assistant 18th- to 20th-century German and Austrian literature, German and Nordic film, gender studies, feminist theory, queer theory, music history, cultural studies, German, Swedish, Finnish language
Frank, Blye Dean’s Office Education Professor diversity, sociology of masculinity, boys’ and men’s health
Frelick, Nancy French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Arts Associate Auto/biography, Europe, feminism, feminist, post-colonial, post-modern, post-structuralist, sexuality, theory, women, writing, literature, literary theory & criticism, comparative literature, cultural studies, psychoanalysis, gender studies
Fuller, Sylvia Sociology Arts Associate understanding the relationships among changing employment relations, institutional and regulatory contexts, and patterns of inequality and economic insecurity (particularly as this relates to intersections of gender, class, ethnicity and citizenship).
Gurstein, Penny School of Community & Regional Planning Applied Science Professor women and work, women and community planning and development, women and poverty, youth participation in planning, social construction of marginalization
Guy-Bray, Stephen English Arts Professor Renaissance poetry, queer literary history and queer comparative literature
Hare, Jan Language Literacy and Education Education Associate Adolescent Issues, Children and Youth, Cultural Studies, Early Childhood, First Nations education, Historical Perspectives, Literacy
Irwin, Rita Curriculum and Pedagogy Education Professor education, arts education, socio-cultural concerns, gender studies, international studies, a/r/tography, practice-based research, post-qualitative, teacher education, professional development
Johnson, Shelly Social Work Arts Assistant Indigenous child well-being, trauma and education, political and community-based leadership, justice, advocacy and activism
Justice, Daniel First Nations and Indigenous Studies Arts Professor Aboriginal Studies and Indigenous Native North American literatures, Cultural studies and literary history, and Speculative fiction
Karwowska, Bozena Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies Arts Associate women in Russian and Polish literature and culture, Nazi concentration camps, body, sexuality, exile, women immigrants
Kazanjian, Arminee School of Population and Public Health Medicine Professor Women, health, health care, insurance, equity, ethnicity, international, work, workplace
Kershaw, Paul Human Early Learning Partnership School of Population and Public Health Associate social citizenship, social care, child care, class, day care, domestic workers, employment, family, father, feminism, feminist, government, income assistance, inequality, interdisciplinarity, intersectionality, masculinities, mother, politics, race, rights, responsibilities, social policy, social security, taxes, theory, welfare, women, work
Law, Heddy School of Music Arts Assistant History of Music
Lee, Chris English Arts Associate Asian diaspora studies (including Asian Canadian, Asian American, and comparative studies), critical race studies, transnational studies, literary and critical theory, and aesthetic philosophy
Legault, Marianne French – UBCO Creative and Critical Studies Associate early modern French, literature, lesbian studies, women’s literary production, history
Loutzenheiser, Lisa Curriculum and Pedagogy Education Associate multicultural, anti-racist curriculum and pedagogy, intersection of race, gender, class, sexuality in schooling, alternative education, foster care, curriculum theory, qualitative methods, social studies, gender/queer/theories, anthropology/social sciences of education
Mawani, Renisa Sociology Arts Associate empire, governmentality, biopolitics, nationalism, racism, affect, transnational history, law and space
McNeill, Laurie English/Coordinated Arts Program Arts Instructor 1 auto/biography and genre studies
Myers, Tamara History Arts Associate women’s and girls’ history, history of adolescence, juvenile delinquency, Quebec and Canada
Nason, Dorothy English/First Nations and Indigenous Studies Arts Assistant Indigenous feminism and literature
Orbaugh, Sharalyn Asian Studies Arts Professor women writers – Japan
Pratt, Geraldine Geography Arts Professor feminist geography, labour, immigration, film
Pue, Wesley Peter A. Allard School of Law UBC-O Professor Australia, curriculum, civil rights, education, equity, ethnicity, First Nations, history, human rights, law, masculinities, police, post-colonial
Roman, Leslie Educational Studies Education Professor advocacy, antiracism / antiracist pedagogy, cultural studies, diaspora, disability, discourse / discourse analysis, education, equity, ethnicity, ethnography, feminism, feminist, girl, globalization, homelessness, human rights, immigration, inequality, institutional ethnography, Marxism / materialism, multicultural, feminist qualitative methods, politics, popular culture, pornography, post-colonialism, post-structuralist, race, standpoint, teenager, theory, women, youth
Santos, Alessandra French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Arts Assistant Professor Literature and culture in contemporary Latin America with special focus on Brazil; displacement and African Diasporas.
Sarra, Janis Peter A. Allard School of Law Law Professor Corporate law and corporate finance, securities law and commercial insolvency law
Sensoy, Ozlem Faculty of Education, SFU Education Associate Professor Social justice education, critical pedagogy, cultural studies, Islam, Middle East, popular culture, feminist postcolonial theory, visual research methods
Shroff, Farah School of Population and Public Health Medicine Adjunct Professor Social justice approaches to health; holistic mind-body practices; international health
Sundberg, Juanita Geography Arts Associate Caribbean, civil rights, development, environment, equity, feminism, feminist, Hispanic, human rights, inequality, international, Latin America, Latina, post-colonial, post-structuralist, sexuality, social movement, theory, transnational, conservation, environmental justice, borders, nature, qualitative, methods
Varcoe, Colleen Nursing Applied Science Professor violence, women’s health, inequity, ethics, health policy, ethnography, critical theory, Aboriginal health, racism
Walter, Pierre Educational Studies Education Professor Asia, development, economic development, education, environment, globalization, immigration, multicultural, rural, social movement, transnational, urban, women
Watson, Scott Art History, Visual Art & Theory Arts Professor Contemporary art and issues, Art theory and criticism, 20th century art history, Curatorial and exhibition studies
Weir, Lorraine English Arts Professor Critical theory; Indigenous literature; Indigenous epistemology; Socio-legal studies (Indigenous land title cases in B.C., oral history in the courtroom, expressive freedoms/censorship in Canada)
Wong, Sabrina Nursing Applied Science Professor health disparities/inequalities, health service delivery, immigrant and marginalized populations, primary health care,  mixed methods, survey design and analysis
Wright, Handel Educational Studies Education Professor Children and youth, Cultural studies, International and Comparative Education, Multiculturalism,Post-colonial studies Race/ethnicity, Research methodologies
Yodanis, Carrie Sociology Arts Associate gender studies, family and intimate relationships, violence, inequality
Young, Margot Peter A. Allard School of Law Law Associate Equality law and theory, Social and Economic Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law, Social Welfare Law, Canadian Social Union
Yu, Henry History Arts Associate Global Vancouver, trans-Pacific migration, Asian Canadian and Asian American history, race and immigration.