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Faculty

Jesse Archibald-Barber

Professor (First Nations University of Canada)
BA (Victoria), MA, PhD (Toronto)

Office: FNUniv 3001
E-mail: jbarber@firstnationsuniversity.ca
Phone: 790-5950 ext. 3155

Research interests
Saskatchewan Indigenous literatures, Indigenous theatre and performance, Cree language and literature, Indigenous science fiction.

Jes Battis

(he/they)
Associate Professor | BA (UFV), MA (SFU), PhD (SFU), Postdoc (CUNY)

Office: AH 366
E-mail: Jes.Battis@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5616
Website: https://jbattis.com/

Research interests
Medieval Literature and Medievalism; Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature; LGBTQ2+ Histories and Cultures; Creative Writing; Children’s and Young-Adult Literature; Fantasy and Speculative Fiction; Neurodiversity and Disability Studies

Noel Chevalier

Associate Professor (Luther College)

Office: LC 221
E-mail: noel.chevalier@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4852
Fax: 306-585-2949
Website: http://www.luthercollege.edu/university/noelchevalier

Michelle Coupal

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Truth, Reconciliation, and Indigenous Literatures
BA (Waterloo), BEd (Western), MA (Waterloo), PhD (Western)

Office: AH 361
E-mail: Michelle.Coupal@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5068

Research interests
Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island, Residential School Literatures, Teaching Indigenous Literatures, truth and reconciliation studies, Indigenous film, and Canadian Literature.

Marcel DeCoste

Professor
BA (Toronto), MA (York), PhD (McGill)

Office: AH 306
E-mail: Marcel.Decoste@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4691
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
20th-century British and American literature, particularly: modernism, literature of the World Wars, the fiction of Evelyn Waugh, Flannery O’Connor, and Cormac McCarthy.

Jason Demers

Assistant Professor
BA (Queen's), MA (McMaster), PhD (York)

Office: AH 357
E-mail: Jason.demers@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4465

Research interests

Prison writing, American literature and culture since 1945, poststructuralist theory, cultural studies (the Birmingham School), underground and alternative presses, the literature of social movements, law and narrative, social and political thought.

 

Troni Grande

Associate Professor
Degrees: BA Hons, MA (Queen's), PhD (Alberta)

Office: AH 353
E-mail: troni.grande@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4570
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Creative nonfiction, Shakespeare and early-modern drama, 18th-century drama (she-tragedy), literary theory (especially feminism), genre studies, editing.

Jean Hillabold

Instructor III
Degrees: BA Hons, MA (Regina)

Office: AH 369
E-mail: Jean.Hillabold@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4669
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Jean Hillabold’s main interests are writing by women, particularly lesbians and African-Americans, and erotica. She has written a research article on the politics of smoking in lesbian social space (Girlfriends, 2002). Two of her articles, “Lesbian Publishing” (1988) and “Tribal Consciousness Reborn” (1989) appeared in Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter (Modern Languages Association). She has given an informal academic talk on the history and status of erotica (Department of English, 2001), and has written reviews of erotica for various websites and newsletters. Her erotic fiction has been widely published since 1999. Her fiction (erotic and otherwise) has won various awards

Anne James

Assistant Professor

Office: AH 359
E-mail: anne.james@uregina.ca

Research interests

Early modern British literature and culture, focusing particularly on John Donne, plots and conspiracies, sermon culture, and digital humanities. Recent publications include Poets, Players, and Preachers: Remembering the Gunpowder Plot in Seventeenth-Century England (2016), and (co-authored with Jeanne Shami) “GEMMS (Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons 1530–1715): Confronting the Challenges of Sermons Research,” Digital Studies/Le champ numérique 9 (1), 21, DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/dscn.329. Current projects include the Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons (gemms.itercommunity.org) and contributing commentary for the Oxford edition of John Donne’s prose letters (forthcoming).

 

Susan Johnston

Associate Professor, Department Head
BA (McGill), MA (Hull), PhD (McGill)

Office: AH 322
E-mail: Susan.Johnston@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4672
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
19th century British literature and culture; literary historiography; criminality and print culture; nationhood and nationalism; masculinities; theological criticism; film and television adaptation; popular culture, particularly fantasy literature, Harry Potter studies, and George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones).

Dorothy Lane

Professor (Luther College)

Office: LC 227
E-mail: dorothy.lane@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5217
Website: https://www.luthercollege.edu/university/academics/faculty-profiles/dorothy-lane

Research interests
Postcolonial literature and theory, Canadian literature, children's literature

Alex MacDonald

Associate Professor (Campion College)

Office: CM 3221
E-mail: Alex.MacDonald@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1223
Fax: 306-359-1200
Website: http://campioncollege.ca/contact-us/faculty-listing/dr-alex-macdonald

Research interests
Utopian literature, thought and experiment, 19th century literature, Saskatchewan history, ideas of the university

Carmen Faye Mathes

Assistant Professor

Office: AH367
E-mail: Carmen.Mathes@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4790

Research interests

Romanticism; Long-Eighteenth Century British Literature; Affect Theory; History of Feeling; Aesthetics; Poetry and Politics

 

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Jade McDougall

Lecturer (First Nations University of Canada)
BA, MA (University of Saskatchewan)

Office: FNUniv Saskatoon RM 209
E-mail: jmcdougall@firstnationsuniversity.ca
Phone: 306-931-1800 ext 5478
Pronoun(s): they/she/he

Research interests
Indigenous literatures in Canada contexts, Metis studies, family histories, Indigenous Futurisms, zines & subcultural literatures.

Craig Melhoff

Assistant Professor

Office: AH 320
E-mail: craig.melhoff@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4432

Research interests

Twentieth-century British fiction and poetry, urban fiction, spatial theory, literature and cognition, subways and city transit systems in literature.

      

Medrie Purdham

Associate Professor

Office: AH 315
E-mail: Medrie.Purdham@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4307
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Prosody, creative writing, modern to postmodern Canadian poetry and fiction, 20th-century drama

Jan Purnis

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator
Campion College

Office: CM 512
E-mail: jan.purnis@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1252
Fax: 306-359-1200
Website: https://campioncollege.ca/resources/dr-jan-purnis

Research interests
Cannibalism; Digestion; Early Modern Emotions; Body/Mind Relationship; Colonialism; Gender; Early Modern Medicine; Wordplay; Shrews; Sugar

Christian Riegel

Professor, Campion College
B.A. Hons., Bishop's, M.A., Acadia, Ph.D., University of Alberta, F.R.S.A (Fellow, Royal Society for the Arts—UK)

Office: CM 505
E-mail: Christian.Riegel@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1219
Fax: 306-359-1200

Research interests
Canadian Literature, mourning and memorial in literature, health humanities, digital humanities, Holocaust Studies, creative writing, disability, technology, and culture, and interdisciplinary collaborative research epistemologies. Riegel is Director of the IMPACT (Interactive Media, Poetics, Aesthetics, Cognition, and Technology) Lab and has received multiple SSHRC grants in support of his research, currently holds a SSHRC Insight Grant, and has been awarded CFI (Canada Foundation for Innovation) funding. Current projects include “‘Disrupt/ability’: Eye Tracking, Ableism, and Art Creation,” and a monograph on mourning and memorializing in recent fiction.

Melanie Schnell

Assistant Professor

Office: AH 311
E-mail: melanie.schnell@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4429
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests

Creative writing, Fiction, War literature. 

Garry Sherbert

Professor

Office: AH 360
E-mail: Garry.Sherbert@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4966
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Culture, literary theory, especially Jacques Derrida and Northrop Frye, 16th-century non-dramatic literature, 18th-century and Romantic literature, Menippean satire

Michael Trussler

Professor
PhD (University of Toronto), MA (York University), BA Hons

Office: AH 314
E-mail: Michael.Trussler@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4315
Fax: 306-585-5429

Scott J. Wilson

Instructor & Writing Across the Disciplines Coordinator (Luther College)

Office: LC 218
E-mail: scott.j.wilson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-206-2091
Website: https://www.luthercollege.edu/university/academics/faculty-profiles/scott-wilson/

Research interests
Writing pedagogy; illness narratives; transgressive fiction; masculinities; abjection and consumerism; serial killers and wound culture; popular culture (including comics, graphic novels, video games, and fan culture); media discourse and rhetoric

Staff

Charity Redding

Adminstrative Assistant

Office: AH 313
E-mail: charity.redding@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4310
Fax: 306-585-5429