Faculty

Dr. Kailin Wright

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Assistant Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3362
Fax: 
(902) 867-5400
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
618
email: 
kwright@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. (University of Toronto)
  • M.A. (University of Toronto)
  • B.A. Honours (University of Toronto) 

Research Interests and Teaching Interests: Canadian literature; Canadian drama; Revisionist drama; Canadian Modernist literature; Adaptation theory; Editorial theory; Feminist theory; Race theory; Performance Studies; Women's Literature; Motherhood.

Dr. Mathias Nilges

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Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3998
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
622
email: 
mnilges@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. English (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Courses taught:

Dr. Earla Wilputte

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Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3850
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
619
email: 
ewilputt@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. (English) University of Toronto
  • M.A. (English) University of Toronto
  • B.A. Specialist in English, University of Toronto

Awards: Recipient of the St. F.X. Outstanding Teaching Award, 2004-2005

Teaching Interests: Restoration and 18th-century plays, prose and poetry; Eliza Haywood; Aaron Hill; Martha Fowke Sansom; Henry Fielding; passion discourse; the libertine figure.

Dr. Maureen Moynagh

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Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3849
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
609
email: 
mmoynagh@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. (Comp. Lit.) University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. (English) University of Victoria
  • B.A. Honours (English, French) University of Winnipeg

Research Interests: Child-soldier narratives, trans-American / hemispheric studies, slave narratives and postslavery literature, African-Canadian literature and drama, modernism and empire, modernism and first-wave feminisms, travel writing

Dr. Douglas Smith

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Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2223
Building: 
Gilmora Hall
Office: 
223
email: 
dsmith@stfx.ca

Degrees:

Dr. Mary B. McGillivray

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Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2256
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
607
email: 
mmcgilli@stfx.ca

Academic Positions:

  • Academic Vice President and Provost (2005-2013)
  • Dean of Arts (2003-2005)
  • Chair, Department of English (1999-2002)

Degrees:

Dr. Cory Rushton

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Chair; Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2225
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
617
email: 
crushton@stfx.ca

Degrees:

Dr. Joseph Khoury

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Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2470
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
606
email: 
jkhoury@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. Carleton University
  • B.Ed. Lakehead University
  • B.A. Carleton University

Research Activites and Teaching Interests: Machiavelli; Marlowe; Shakespeare; Political Philosophy; Arabic Novel; Literary Theory; and Comparative Literature

Dr. Jason Potts

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Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2643
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
616
email: 
jpotts@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. English (Johns Hopkins University)
  • M.A. English (University of Saskatchewan)
  • B.A. English Honours (University of Saskatchewan)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century American Literature, Literary Theory, Modernism and the Novel

Recent Publications:

Jason Potts and Daniel Stout. Theory Aside. Duke UP, 2014.

Courses taught:

Dr. Michael D'Arcy

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Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-4502
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
608
email: 
mdarcy@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. Cornell University
  • M.A. Carleton University
  • B.A. (Honours) Concordia University

Research Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century British, Irish, and Anglophone literature; media studies; film and visual culture; literary theory; history and theory of the novel; literary transnationalism; literature and philosophy; twentieth-century French literature

Selected Publications:

Journal Articles and Book Chapters