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This page gives a detailed list of recent MA and PhD students from McGill's Department of English. If your name appears here and you would like your listing changed - or if your name doesn't appear here and you would like your listing added - please juan [dot] ortiz-apuy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email your request) to Juan Ortiz-apuy, Departmental Website Assistant.

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PhD Student Name

Convocation year

Supervisor

Current Position and Institution

Abdalla, Laila

1997

David Williams

Associate Professor, University of Central Washington

Ahern, Stephen

1999

David Hensley

Assistant Professor, Acadia University

Anderson, David

2008

Paul Yachnin

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma

Bar-On Santor, Gefen

2007

Peter Sabor and Paul Yachnin

Part-time Professor, University of Ottawa

Beenstock, Zoe

2011

Monique Morgan

Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship, Hebrew University

Bentley, Colene

2001

Gary Wihl

Visiting Assistant Professor, Rice University

Bider, Noreen

1999

David Williams

Instructor, Permanent, Vanier College

Blanc, Marie Therese

2004

Nathalie Cooke

Professor, Dawson College

Bowen, Michael John

2002

David Hensley

Lecturer, Rostok University Germany

Boyd, Shelley

2007

Nathalie Cooke

Assistant Professor, Kwantlen Polytechnical University

Brown, Peter Robert

1999

Michael Bristol and Paisley Livingston

Associate Professor, Mount Allison University

Bruhm, Steven

1992

Maggie Kilgour

Robert and Ruth Lumsden Professor of English; Chair of Graduate Studies in English, Western University

Burnett, Linda

1999

Leanore Lieblein

Assistant Professor, Algoma University College (Laurentian)

Chishty-Mujahid, Nadya

2002

Kenneth Borris

Visiting Assistant  Professor, Drake University

Chivers, Sally

2000

Sarah Westphal

Assistant Professor, Trent University

Clissold, Bradley

2001

Gary Wihl

Assistant Professor, Memorial University

Cohen, Mark

1999

Nathalie Cooke

Instructor, Perm., Vanier College

Coodin, Sara

2011

Michael Bristol and Wes Folkerth

Assistant  Professor, University of Oklahoma

Davison, Carol

1998

Maggie Kilgour

Associate Professor, University of Windsor

Dawes, Martin

2010

Maggie Kilgour

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

DeCoste, Damon Marcel

1997

Michael Bristol

Assistant Professor, University of Regina

Denisoff, Dennis

1996

Paisley Livingston and Brian Trehearne

Associate Professor, Ryerson University

Deshaye, Joel

2010

Brian Trehearne

Faculty Lecturer, McGill University

Djordjevic, Ivana

2003

David Williams

Associate Professor, Concordia University

Dredge, Sarah

2001

Gary Wihl

Tutor, Sheffield Hallam University

Drouin, Jennifer

2005

Leanore Lieblein

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Egers, Wayne

2003

Janine Marchessault

Freelance Editor

Elmslie, Sue

2000

Robert Lecker

Professor, Dawson College

Feenstra, Robin

2008

Allan Hepburn

Full-time teaching position, Dawson College

Ferreira, Patty (Patricia J)

1998

Karin Cope

Lecturer; Chair, Norwich University

Findlay, Isobel

1997

Kerry McSweeney

Associate Professor, Edwards School of Business (University of Saskatchewan)

Flynn, Kevin

2002

Robert Lecker and Brian Trehearne

Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan

Folkerth, Wes

1999

Michael Bristol

Associate Professor, McGill University

Frey, Christopher

2006

Kenneth Borris

Assistant Professor, Alberta College of Art and Design

Gillis, Lesley

2002

Tess O’Toole

Department Chair - Fine Arts & Languages, Eastern Maine Community College

Graham, Catherine

1997

Leanore Lieblein and Darko Suvin

Associate Professor - Theatre & Film, McMaster University

Hay-Steinson, Elizabeth

1998

Nathalie Cooke

Freelance consultant, writer, and editor in business sector, occasional lecturer at Concordia

Heckerl, David

1999

David Hensley and Hudson Meadwell

Assistant Professor, St. Mary’s University

Hill, Colin

2003

Brian Trehearne

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Hoffmann, Deb

2010

Miranda Hickman

Lecturer, Campion College

Hogarth, Claire

2002

David Hensley

Lecturer in English at Örebro University

Holmes, Michael

1996

Michael Bristol

Non-academic, Hill and Knowlton

Hulan, Renee

1996

Robert Lecker

Associate Professor; Associate Dean of Research, St. Mary's University

Hutchison, Lorna

2006

Nathalie Cooke

Sessional Lecturer, University of Winnipeg

Irvine, Dean

2001

Brian Trehearne

Associate Professor, Dalhousie University

Johnson, Nancy

1995

David Hensley

Associate Professor, S.U.N.Y., New Paltz

Johnston, Susan

1996

Michael Bristol

Associate Professor, University of Regina

Joliffe, Christine

1999

David Williams

Post- Doc., University of British Columbia

Kavanagh, Matt

2007

Sean Carney

College Professor, Okanagan College

Kehler, Torsten

2002

Michael Bristol

LTA, Simon Fraser University

King, Stephanie

2008

Allan Hepburn

FQRSC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kocela, Chris

2002

Berkeley Kaite

Associate Professor, Georgia State University

Koopman, Jennifer

2007

Maggie Kilgour

Lecturer, Dawson College

Kumar, Priya

2001

Karin Cope

Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

Laver, Susan

2001

Mette Hjort and Michael Bristol

Faculty Lecturer, English & English and French Language Centre, McGill University

Librizzi, Marcus

1997

Michael Bristol

Associate Professor, University of Maine, Machias

Lokash, Jennifer

2003

Maggie Kilgour

Assistant Professor, Memorial University

Lucas, Kristin

2005

Michael Bristol

Assistant Professor, Nipissing University

MacDonald, Tara

2008

Tabitha Sparks

LTA, University of Amsterdam

Macfarlane, Karen

1998

Nathalie Cooke

Chair, Department of English, Mount St. Vincent University

Margalit, Yael

2009

Michael Bristol

Full-time teaching position, John Abbott College

McIntyre, John

2002

Miranda Hickman

Assistant Professor, University of Prince Edward Island

McLeod, Alex

2003

Peter Ohlin

Assistant  Professor, St. Mary’s University

Morel, Pauline

2008

Nathalie Cooke

Lecturer, Dawson College

Morgan, Dawn

1998

David Hensley

Assistant Professor, St. Thomas University, Fredricton

Morgentaler, Goldie

1996

Michael Bristol

Full Professor, University of Lethbridge

Muller, Adam

1998

Paisley Livingston

Associate Professor, University of Manitoba

Neufeld, Christine

2002

Sarah Westphal

Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Ngg, Genice

1996

Leanore Lieblein

Assistant Professor, SIM University (Head)

Oltmann, Christina

2010

David Hensley

Faculty Lecturer, Arts Legacy program

Ostrowidzki, Eric

2002

David Hensley

Lecturer, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Polley, Jason

2007

Allan Hepburn

Assistant  Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University

Purdham, Medrie

2006

Brian Trehearne

Assistant Professor , University of Regina

Rogers, Janine

1998

Sarah Westphal

Associate Professor,  Mount Allison University

Rose, Gitte Braut

1998

Peter Ohlin

Assistant Professor, Syddansk Universitet (University of Southern Denmark)

Roy, Wendy

2002

Nathalie Cooke

Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan

Saklofske, Jon

2003

James Treadwell

Assistant  Professor, Acadia University

Sautter, Sabine

1999

Gary Wihl

Professor, Dawson College

Slights, Jessica

1999

Michael Bristol

Assistant Professor, Acadia University

Sloboda, Nicholas

1996

William Wees

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Superior

Stephenson, Liisa

2008

Allan Hepburn

Academic Planning and Projects Officer, McGill University

Stewart, Janice

2000

Karin Cope

Sessional Lecturer (Women’s Studies), University of British Columbia

Sugars, Cynthia

1998

Marike Finlay

Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

Swirski, Peter

1996

Paisley Livingston

Associate Professor, Hong Kong University

Tagore, Proma

2000

Karin Cope

Assistant Professor, University of Victoria

Trainor, Kim

2004

Berkeley Kaite

Sessional Lecturer, University of British Columbia

Travis, Keira

2006

Michael Bristol

FQRSC Post-Doc (Oct.06), Stanford

Vollick, Erin

2007

Allan Hepburn

Novelist, Toronto

Whittington, Ian

2013

Allan Hepburn

Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

Wright, David

2008

Miranda Hickman

Assistant  Professor, Douglas College

Wry, Joan

2011

Peter Gibian

Associate Dean, Saint Michael’s College

       

MA Student Name

Convocation Year

Supervisor

Current Position and institution

Adamian, Stephen

2004

Michael Bristol

Sessional, Université Laval

Archer, Charles

2004

David Williams

PhD candidate, University of York (Finished 2010)

Asselin, Steve

2010

Monique Morgan

PhD candidate, Queen’s University

Ayoub, Dima

2006

Erin Hurley

PhD candidate (Islamic Studies), McGill University

Bakara, Hadji

2008

Derek Nystrom

PhD candidate, University of Chicago

Bellon, Liana

2003

Miranda Hickman

PhD Candidate in Art History, McGill; Instructor, Dawson College

Bernard, Anne

2005

Dorothy Bray

Learning Centre, Vanier College

Boluk, Stephanie

2005

Sean Carney

PhD, University of Florida (2011), post-doc Vassar College, Media Studies

Booker, Katherine

2004

David Williams

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

Bourgeois, David

2002

Abbott Conway

Instructor, CEGEP John Abbot

Boxer, Asa Jason

2004

Miranda Hickman

Creative Writer, Montreal

Buckley, Ariel

2010

Nathalie Cooke

PhD candidate, McGill University

Cameron, Laura Henderson

2010

Robert Lecker

PhD candidate, McGill University

Chartrand, Amy

2008

Sean Carney

Assistant to Sherry Bie, Artistic Director (English language) of the National Theatre School

Coodin, Sara

2004

Paul Yachnin

PhD candidate, McGill (Finished 2010)

Cooley, Michael

2006

Allan Hepburn

Consultant, Alberta Ministry of Health

Cooper, Julia

2010

Sean Carney

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

Cove, Patricia

2007

Tabitha Sparks

PhD candidate, Dalhousie University

Defoe, Kendall

2006

Wes Folkerth

Freelance writer

Diachyshyn, Mark Andrew

2004

Kerry McSweeney

Teacher, Loyola High School

Dias, Claire

2005

Brian Trehearne

Ph.D. Candidate, Creative Writing, University of Cardiff, Wales

Dominque, Alexandra

2002

Abbott Conway

PhD candidate, U of Leeds

Dorais, Veronique

2004

Robert Lecker

PhD candidate, University of Calgary

Ellermann, Greg

2007

David Hensley

PhD candidate, Rutgers

Enjo, Dan

2006

Maggie Kilgour

Student affair, McGill University

Fink, Melissa

2006

Allan Hepburn

PhD CUNY 2010

Fong, Tony

2004

Peter Ohlin

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

Franklin, Norah

2007

Robert Lecker

Writer for Broken Pencil, Toronto

Frassica, Matthew

2006

Peter Gibian

Journalist, Kentucky

Gemmill, Kathleen

2009

Peter Sabor

PhD candidate, Columbia University

Gilderdale, Malcolm

2007

Brian Trehearne

Advertising copy-writer, Toronto

Guimond, Lisa

2008

Robert Lecker

Editor, Montreal

Hardy-Vallee, Michel

2008

Trevor Ponech

Communications Officer, Trudeau Foundation, Montreal

Herrick, Margaret

2007

Monica Popescu

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

Hogarth, Victoria

2003

Robert Lecker

Editor, En Route Magazine (Montreal)

Hogg, James

2008

Jamie Fumo

PhD candidate, Columbia University

Holland, Joanne

2009

Peter Sabor

PhD candidate, McGill University

Hollingshead, David

2009

Ned Schantz

PhD candidate, Brown University

Hooton, Brett

2005

Yael Halevi-Wise

Development Communications Staff, McGill

Huculak, John Matthew

2002

Miranda Hickman

PhD candidate, University of Tulsa

Jain, Anurag

2005

Miranda Hickman

PhD candidate, Queen Mary, University of London

Johnsen, Adele Holoch

2006

Erin Hurley

PhD candidate, University of Iowa

Kass, Kersti

2004

Michael Bristol

Actor

Laar, Kristi

2004

Michael Bristol

Creative Writer

Langston, Jessica

2004

Nathalie Cooke

Phd candidate, University of Ottawa

LeBlanc, Danielle

2006

David Hensley

Marketing copywriter/coordinator

Lennox, John

2004

Miranda Hickman

Musician & writer

Levine, Naomi

2006

Monique Morgan

PhD candidate, Rutgers

Lhotsky, Lukas

2002

Allan Hepburn

Business Consultant, Deloitte, Montreal

Lofts, Katherine

2005

Miranda Hickman

Law, McGill University

Loosemore, Phillip

2005

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

McArthur, Rachel

2006

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

McDermott, Jennifer

2005

Wes Folkerth

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

McDonell, Tavish

2006

Brian Trehearne

Instructor, Dawson College

McQuigge, Alexis

2007

Peter Sabor

PhD Candidate, University of Waterloo

Mervart, Christine

2009

Robert Lecker

Assistant/Subrights Manager, Anderson Literary Management- New York City

Monks-Leeson, Emily

2005

Miranda Hickman

Instructor, Vanier College

Moriah, Kristin

2007

Peter Gibian

PhD candidate - English department, CUNY Graduate Center

Moth, Laura

2006

Monica Popescu

Trafford Publishing

Murphy, Tara

2008

Robert Lecker

PhD candidate, University of Western Ontario

Narine, Anil

2002

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate - Communications, Simon Fraser University

Nebres, Joel

2006

Jamie Fumo

PhD candidate, University of Connecticut - Storrs

Nobel, Robin

2007

Brian Trehearne

Grants Officer, Rothschild Foundation Europe, London

Nunes, Charlotte

2007

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, University of Texas – Austin

Omnus, Wiebke Beatrice

2004

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, Université de Montréal

Parker, Brett

2004

Sean Carney

PhD candidate, University of Calgary

Paslawski, Megan

2009

Ken Borris

PhD candidate, CUNY

Pauly, Jason

2008

Tom Mole

Technical Writer, PAR Nuclear / Westinghouse

Peters, Julie

2008

Erin Hurley

Performing spoken word poetry & hosting a Canadian Literature radio show on UBC’s CITR, Vancouver

Photopoulos, Spiridoula

2002

Allan Hepburn

Instructor, CEGEP Vanier

Polley, Jason

Fast track to PhD 1

Michael Bristol

Professor, Hong Kong Baptist U

Rangwala, Shama

2009

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, University of Alberta

Reid, Jennifer

2002

Peter Gibian

Teacher, High school in Montreal

Sampson, Robert

2003

Robert Lecker

Lawyer

Santorelli, Keith

2005

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, Université de Montréal

Schwebel, Leah

2008

Jamie Fumo

PhD candidate, University of Connecticut

Shugar, Seth

2006

Michael Bristol

Professor, Marianopolis College

Sigg, Anna

2009

Monique Morgan

PhD candidate, McGill University

Staniforth, Jesse

2004

Miranda Hickman

Creative writer, Montreal

Stephenson, Liisa

2001

Miranda Hickman

Manager of Communications, Office of the President, York University

Stokes-King, Lisa

2006

Monique Morgan

Development officer, University of Oxford

Sullivan, John

2002

David Hensley

High School teacher

Thormodsgard, Marie

2005

Max Dorsinville and Erin Hurley

PhD candidate, Université de Montréal

Utter, Shane

2004

Ken Borris

Attorney, British Columbia

Walsh Morrissey, Jake

2005

Jamie Fumo

PhD candidate, McGill University

Weingarten, Jeffrey

2008

Brian Trehearne

PhD candidate, McGill University

Weisberg, Noah

2005

Miranda Hickman

Teacher, Dawson College

Wells, Brianna

2007

Derek Nystrom

Audience Development Manager, Edmonton Opera Association, Alberta

Whittington, Ian

2007

Allan Hepburn

PhD candidate, McGill University

Wunker, Erin

2004

Nathalie Cooke

PhD candidate, University of Calgary

Wylde, Jacqueline

2004

Paul Yachnin

PhD candidate, University of Toronto

Zurbrigg, Terri

2006

Robert Lecker

Law school, University of Alberta; Attorney in Edmonton