Faculty Associates

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

Faculty AssociateDepartmentFacultyRankResearch
Anderson, Scott A. PhilosophyArtsAssociateaffirmative action, civil rights, domestic violence, employment, equity, feminism, human rights, inequality, law, pornography, prostitution, rape, sex, sex industry, sex work, sexual assault, sexual harassment, social policy, technology, women, gender, coercion, privacy, domination
Anderson, K. SiwanEconomicsArtsProfessormarriage, dowry, bride price, missing women, female savings groups, India, Kenya, female autonomy, Bangladesh
Andreotti, VanessaEducational StudiesEducationProfessorEducation for/about international development, Global Citizenship Education, Global Justice, Ethics of Internationalization
Antwi, PhanuelEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssistantcritical black studies; settler colonial studies; black Atlantic and diaspora studies; Canadian literature and culture since 1830; critical race, gender, and sexuality studies; and material cultures
Averill, GageDean’s OfficeArtsDeanethnomusicology, Haitian music
Boschma, GeertjeNursingApplied ScienceProfessormental health, nursing history, history of mental health (western Canada), oral history, gender and health, family and community responses to psychiatric care
Bloch, AlexiaAnthropologyArtsAssociatemigration, mobility and immobility, anthropology of gender, Ssatelessness, Ethnographic methods and writing; socialist cultures and projects of modernity; Eurasia; Peoples of Siberia
Briggs, MarleneEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssistantconflict, gender, memory, mourning, reconstruction, testimony, trauma, war, writing
Browne, AnnetteNursingApplied ScienceProfessorhealth and healthcare inequities, with a particular focus on health inequities affecting indigenous peoples
Brown, HelenNursingApplied ScienceAssociatewomen’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, JodeyCritical Studies, UBC-O Creative and Critical Studies Associategender studies, queer, cultural and psychoanalytic theory, postcolonial studies, gothic studies (fiction, film), animal studies, humanities/digital technology, virtual reality
Chan, JenniferEducational Studies EducationAssociateAsia, education, Europe, feminism, food, globalization, human rights, immigration, multicultural, pornography, post-colonial, post-modern, post-structuralist, reproductive rights, sexual harassment, social movement, transnational
Chapman, MaryEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsProfessorAmerican literature and transnational American Studies; in particular, intersections between cultural forms (i.e. suffrage activism, print culture, parlor theatricals, parades), literary production, and politics in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America
Cheek, TimothyInst. of Asian ResearchArtsProfessormodern China, particularly China’s intellectuals and Chinese Communist Party history. Current projects include contemporary Chinese intellectuals and Chinese thought, writings of Mao Zedong (Yan’an period), and Chinese historiography.
Cole, PeterCurriculum and Pedagogy EducationAssistantIndigenous education; Aboriginalizing/indigenizing research methodology; orality; narrativity; environmental thought; Indigenous self-determination and self-governance; traditional Aboriginal and Indigenous technologies.
Condon, AnneComputer ScienceScienceProfessortheoretical computer science, analysis of algorithms, dna computing, verification of finite state protocols, computational complexity theory
Coulthard, GlenFirst Nations and Indigenous StudiesArtsAssociate
Cox, Susan M.The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied EthicsMedicineAssociate1) Research ethics, especially the meaning and experience of being a human subject in health research and how this may better inform an evidence-based approach to research ethics and its governance
2) Arts based methods in health research, especially the use of various artistic approaches to actually doing research as well as disseminating the findings in non-traditional ways
3) Illness experiences throughout the life course, especially as they are shaped by as well as reflected through narrative.
Dalziel, PamelaEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssociateVictorian literature
Daniluk, JudithEducational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education EducationProfessorabortion, 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
Daum, RobertClassical, Near Eastern, and Religious StudiesArtsAdjunctBible, Judaism, Talmud, talmudic, Midrash, gender, queer, sexuality, homosexuality, rabbis, rabbinic, halakhah, aggadah, synagogue, Leviticus, Torah, rape, prostitution
Dharamsi, ShafikFamily PracticeMedicineAssociate
Dixon, JoyHistoryArtsAssociatehistory; gender; sexuality; religion; science; culture; empire; queer; theology
Frackman, KyleCentral, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) Human Early Learning Partnership Associate Professor18th- 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, BlyeDean’s Office EducationProfessordiversity, sociology of masculinity, boys’ and men’s health
Frelick, NancyFrench, Hispanic and Italian Studies Human Early Learning Partnership Associateauto/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
French, WilliamHistoryArtsAssociateLatin American history, Mexican history (19th and 20th century), Cultural and gender history, Romantic love
Fuller, SylviaSociologyHuman Early Learning Partnership Associateunderstanding 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).
Ghaziani, AminSociologyArtsAssociategender and sexuality, knowledge, culture and power
Gleason, MonaEducational StudiesEducationProfessorchildren and youth, gender studies, history of education, social justice
Gorsuch, AnneHistoryArtsProfessorSoviet Union, tourism, cultural exchange and global encounter, global sixties, youth, Cuba
Gurstein, PennySchool of Community & Regional Planning Applied ScienceProfessorwomen and work, women and community planning and development, women and poverty, youth participation in planning, social construction of marginalization
Guy-Bray, StephenEnglish Language and LiteraturesHuman Early Learning Partnership ProfessorRenaissance poetry, queer literary history and queer comparative literature
Hallensleben, MarkusCentral, Eastern, and Northern European StudiesArtsAssociate19th to 21st Century Austrian and German literature, 20th Century European avant-garde movements and aesthetics, transcultural images of the body in literature, sciences, and art performances
Hanser, AmySociologyArtsAssociatework, social inequality, gender, economy, culture
Hare, JanLanguage Literacy and Education EducationAssociateadolescent Issues, children and youth, cultural studies, early childhood, First Nations education, historical perspectives, literacy
Henry, AnnetteLanguage and Literature EducationEducationProfessorrace, class, language, gender and culture in socio-cultural contexts of teaching and learning in the lives of Black students, Black oral histories, and Black women teachers’ practice in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean
Ho, AnitaSchool of Population and Public HealthMedicineAssociateethical dimensions of utilizing innovative and artificial intelligence technologies in health care, trust and decision making in domestic and international clinical and research medicine, organizational and system ethics in medicine, cross-cultural and global health ethics, health-care resource allocation and disparity, professional-patient relationship, ethics education for health professionals, disability and pain experiences, and various concepts of autonomy
Hurd Clarke, LauraSchool of KinesiologyEducationProfessorageing, body image, disability, gender, health promotion, health and illness experiences, physical activity, qualitative methodologies
Irwin, RitaCurriculum and Pedagogy EducationProfessoreducation, arts education, socio-cultural concerns, gender studies, international studies, a/r/tography, practice-based research, post-qualitative, teacher education, professional development
Johnson, ShellySocial Work Human Early Learning Partnership Assistant ProfessorIndigenous child well-being, trauma and education, political and community-based leadership, justice, advocacy and activism
Justice, DanielFirst Nations and Indigenous Studies Human Early Learning Partnership ProfessorAboriginal Studies and Indigenous Native North American literatures, Cultural studies and literary history, and Speculative fiction
Karwowska, BozenaCentral, Eastern and Northern European Studies Human Early Learning Partnership Associatewomen in Russian and Polish literature and culture, Nazi concentration camps, body, sexuality, exile, women immigrants
Kazanjian, ArmineeSchool of Population and Public Health MedicineProfessorwomen, health, health care, insurance, equity, ethnicity, international, work, workplace
Kelly, DeirdreEducational StudiesEducationProfessorchildren and youth, gender, media and democracy, social justice, sociology of education
Kemple, ThomasSociologyArtsProfessorcontemporary social and cultural theory (including post-structuralist, semiotic, psychoanalytic, feminist, and queer theory); the history of the social sciences; sociological classics, canons, and founders; literary and interpretive methods; aesthetic sociology; the visual representation of concepts and arguments.
Kershaw, PaulHuman Early Learning Partnership School of Population and Public HealthAssociatesocial 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
Kornelson, JudeFamily PracticeMedicineAssistantRural maternity care; rural health service delivery; women/care provider experiences; maternity services; maternal and newborn outcomes
Kreisel, DeannaEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssociateVictorian literature and culture
Laffin, ChristinaAsian StudiesArtsAssociatemedieval travel diaries; women’s education and socialization before 1600; poetic practices and waka culture; theories of travel, gender, and autobiography; noh theatre; and comparative approaches to medieval literature
Lagresa, ElizabethFrench, Hispanic and Italian StudiesArtsAssistantearly modern literature and culture; early modern theater; early modern visual and material culture; queer, gender and sexuality studies; cross-cultural and comparative studies
Lauster, NathanaelSociologyArtsAssociatehousing; home; urban; family; immigration; population; environment; health; methods
Law, HeddySchool of Music ArtsAssistant Professorhistory of music
Lee, ChrisEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssociateAsian diaspora studies (including Asian Canadian, Asian American, and comparative studies), critical race studies, transnational studies, literary and critical theory, and aesthetic philosophy
Legault, MarianneFrench – UBCO Creative and Critical StudiesAssociateearly modern French, literature, lesbian studies, women’s literary production, history
Loutzenheiser, LisaCurriculum and Pedagogy EducationAssociatemulticultural, 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
Mackie, GregoryEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsAssociateVictorian and Modernist literature, drama, and book history
Martin-Matthews, AnneSociologyArtsProfessorfamily and life course, health and health care
Mawani, RenisaSociologyArtsAssociateempire, governmentality, biopolitics, nationalism, racism, affect, transnational history, law and space
McGeogh, MichelleArt History, Visual Art and TheoryArtsAssistantcontemporary and historical Indigenous cultural production and Indigenous non-binary identities
McNeill, LaurieEnglish/Coordinated Arts Program ArtsInstructor 1auto/biography and genre studies
Metcalfe, AmyEducational StudiesEducationAssociatehigher education, international comparative higher education, policy, research methodologies, sociology of higher education
Mintzes, BarbaraAnesthesiology, Pharmacology and TherapeuticsMedicineAssistanteffects of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs on prescribing and medicine use
Myers, TamaraHistoryArtsAssociatewomen’s and girls’ history, history of adolescence, juvenile delinquency, Quebec and Canada
O Donoghue, Dónal Curriculum and PedagogyEducationProfessorart education research, curriculum theory, masculinities, place theory, visual culture, visual sociology
Oliffe, JohnNursingApplied ScienceProfessor
Orbaugh, SharalynAsian Studies ArtsProfessorwomen writers – Japan
Paris, LeslieHistoryArtsAssociatemodern American social and cultural history
childhood and youth
gender and sexuality
popular culture
Piña, ManuelArt History, Visual Art and TheoryArtsAssociate
Pratt, GeraldineGeographyArtsProfessorfeminist geography, labour, immigration, film
Prior, JerilynnDivision of EndocrinologyMedicineProfessorosteoporosis, post-menopausal women's health, reproductive endocrinology
Raibmon, PaigeHistoryArtProfessorIndigenous peoples and colonialism, life writing and life history
Roman, LeslieEducational StudiesEducationProfessoradvocacy, 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
Ruitenberg, ClaudiaEducational StudiesEducationProfessoragonistic (i.e., conflict-oriented) conceptions of politics and democracy; ethics (including, but not limited to, Derrida’s ethics of hospitality); speech act theory and discursive performativity; philosophical research methods; questions of epistemological diversity in education; aesthetics and art education; gender and queer theory in education
Santos, AlessandraFrench, Hispanic and Italian StudiesArtsAssistant Professorliterature and culture in contemporary Latin America with special focus on Brazil; displacement and African Diasporas.
Sarra, JanisPeter A. Allard School of Law LawProfessorcorporate law and corporate finance, securities law and commercial insolvency law
Sensoy, OzlemFaculty of Education, SFU EducationAssociate Professorsocial justice education, critical pedagogy, cultural studies, Islam, Middle East, popular culture, feminist postcolonial theory, visual research methods
Shroff, FarahSchool of Population and Public Health MedicineAdjunct Professorsocial justice approaches to health; holistic mind-body practices; international health
Silver, ErinArt History, Visual Art and TheoryArtsAssistanthistorian of queer and feminist art, visual culture, performance, and activism
Stack, MichelleEducational StudiesEducationAssociatemedia and policy, lifelong media education, politics and media, academic-journalist engagement, journalism education
Sundberg, JuanitaGeographyArtsAssociateCaribbean, 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
Taubeneck, StevenCentral, Near Eastern, and Religious StudiesArtsAssociateintersections between culture as literature and film, philosophy and history, phenomenology, hermeneutics and pragmatism in philosophy, comparative cultural history

Varcoe, ColleenNursingApplied ScienceProfessorviolence, women’s health, inequity, ethics, health policy, ethnography, critical theory, Aboriginal health, racism
Vertinsky, PatriciaSchool of KinesiologyEducationProfessorcommunity and public health, gender and sexuality, health promotion, history of health, fitness, physical education and modern dance, physical cultural studies, qualitative methodologies, sport and exercise culture, sport and the modern Olympics, sport history
Walter, PierreEducational StudiesEducationProfessorAsia, development, economic development, education, environment, globalization, immigration, multicultural, rural, social movement, transnational, urban, women
Watson, ScottArt History, Visual Art & Theory ArtsProfessorcontemporary art and issues, Art theory and criticism, 20th century art history, Curatorial and exhibition studies
Weir, LorraineEnglish Language and LiteraturesArtsProfessorcritical 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)
Wilson, BrianSchool of KinesiologyEducationProfessorconsumer culture, media, youth, the environment, social inequality, peace, social movements, qualitative methods, and sport and leisure studies
Wong, SabrinaNursingApplied ScienceProfessorhealth disparities/inequalities, health service delivery, immigrant and marginalized populations, primary health care, mixed methods, survey design and analysis
Wright, HandelEducational Studies EducationProfessorcultural studies of education, multiculturalism (critical and comparative) and its alternatives: anti-racism, critical race theory, cosmopolitanism, interculturalism, Identity issues (youth, Africana, politics of difference, complexities of identity and identification), comparative and international education issues, postcolonialism and diaspora
Yodanis, CarrieSociologyArtsAssociategender studies, family and intimate relationships, violence, inequality
Young, MargotPeter A. Allard School of Law LawAssociateequality law and theory, social and economic rights, comparative constitutional Law, social welfare law, Canadian social union
Yu, HenryHistoryArtsAssociateglobal Vancouver, trans-pacific migration, Asian Canadian and Asian American history, race and immigration