IGSF Course Lecturers

marc.ducusin [at] mcgill.ca (Marc Ducusin)

Course Lecturer, SDST 250 (Fall 2015)
Office hours: Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at IGSF Seminar Room

Marc Ducusin is a PhD candidate in the Department of English. A two-time SSHRC recipient, he is completing his dissertation on Victorian sensation fiction and English sexology. He has taught courses in the English departments at the University of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba, and McGill, as well as in the Desautels Faculty of Management.




cait.mckinney [at] mcgill.ca (Cait McKinney)

Course Lecturer, WMST 302 - Queer Theory (Fall 2015)
Office hours: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at IGSF Seminar Room

Cait McKinney is the Media@McGill postdoctoral fellow. She holds a PhD in communication and culture from York University, Toronto. Working between the fields of sexuality studies and media studies, her research examines the media infrastructures of feminist and LGBTQ social movements, emphasizing the adoption of digital and online media in the late 20th century. Recent writing appears in the Radical History Review’s special issue on queer archives (2015) and a special issue of Feminist Theory on “Doing Feminism” (2015, eds. Dr. Carrie Rentschler and Dr. Samatha Thrift).

Website: http://caitmckinney.com.


rachel.zellars [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Rachel Zellars)

Course Lecturer, WMST 301 - Critical Race Theories (Winter 2016)

Rachel Zellars is an attorney and PhD student in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University.  Her research focuses on slavery in Canada, the history of public schooling, and critical race theory.  She is also a single mother to Zora, Ade, and Sade.  Rachel is co-founder of the Third Eye Collective, a collective led by Black women organizing against state and intimate violence experienced by Black women in Montreal (http://thirdeyemontreal.com/). Before law school, she obtained a masters degree from Cornell University and studied philosophy at Howard University and Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  Home is upstate New York, Baltimore and Washington DC, and for the last 10 years, Montreal. 

Julie Cunningham

Course Lecturer, WMST 302 - Indigenous Feminisms (Winter 2016)

Julie Cunningham is a PhD candidate in applied human sciences at Université de Montréal. Her research aims at connecting Aboriginal women perspectives, collective historical and contemporary experiences as a way to provide for contextualized understandings of Aboriginal women stories of homelessness in the cities of Montreal and Val-d’Or. The applied component of her research explores, amongst other things, the relevance of neurodecolonization (indigenous mindfulness) as a way to think and practice social work with Aboriginal women.