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

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

Research interests

Indigenous literatures of Turtle Island; teaching trauma and Indian residential school literature; trauma and testimony: theories and artistic practices; Indigenous pedagogies and classroom protocols; and pedagogies of truth and reconciliation

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

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

Research interests

The politics of translation, prison writing, 20th and 21st-century American literature, cultural studies, literary theory, literature and social justice.

Carmen Faye Mathes

Assistant Professor

Troni Grande

Associate Professor

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

Research interests
Early-modern drama, 18th-century drama, 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
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

Craig Melhoff

Assistant Professor
Currently on Education leave

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

Research interests

Dystopian fiction, Urban fiction, Anglo-American literature of the twentieth century, with particular emphasis on high-modernist writers of the 1920s (James Joyce and T. S. Eliot) and contemporary British fiction, in particular the works of Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie and Contemporary British fiction

      

Bev Montague

Instructor III

Office: AH 367
E-mail: Bev.Montague@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4790
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Contemporary British and Irish fiction, Irish film and theatre, British crime fiction

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
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

English Lecturer

Office: AH 311
E-mail: melanie.schnell@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4429
Fax: 306-585-5429
Website: http://www.melanieschnell.com

Research interests

Creative writing, Fiction, War literature. 

Garry Sherbert

Associate 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

Staff

Charity Redding

Adminstrative Assistant

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