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Eleanor Ty


Areas of Expertise: Asian American and Asian Canadian literature; Contemporary Women novelists; Ethnic writers; Feminist issues; Women’s studies; Diaspora and visible minorities; 18th Century fiction;

Biography: Eleanor Ty is a Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies. She works on Asian North American Literature and Film and on Eighteenth Century British Literature. …

519-884-0710 ext.3581

Mercedes Rowinsky-Geurts

Associate Professor; Spanish

Areas of Expertise: 20th-century Latin American literature; Latin American history; Teaching methodology; Poetry; Spanish as a second language; Business Spanish; Economic dependency and the Third World; Latin Americans in exile; Latin American diaspora Memory and exile Translation


(519)884-0710 ext.2835

Carol B. Duncan

Professor, 3M National Teaching Fellow

Areas of Expertise: African Diaspora; African Caribbean religion; Religion and immigration; African Canadian; Religion and popular culture; Caribbean religion and culture; African-Canadians

Biography: Research Interests: …

519-884-0710 ext.3692

Margaret Walton-Roberts

Associate Professor, Geography; Associate Director, International Migration Research Centre

Areas of Expertise: Immigration Indian diaspora; Ethnicity Gender Population dynamics (Canada); India-Canada social and economic connections

Biography: Margaret Walton-Roberts is an associate professor in the Geography and Environmental studies department at Wilfrid Laurier University Ontario, and associate director of the International Migration Research Centre. Her research addresses gender, Indian…

519 884-0710 ext.2263

Alexandra Boutros

Associate Professor | Graduate Program Coordinator

Areas of Expertise: Religion and media; Religion and technology; Haiti/Haitian Vodou/Haitian diaspora; Citizen media (online social networking, blogging, etc.); Ubiquitous computing

Biography: My research is generally concerned with the intersection of media, technology and identity within the context of religious, social and cultural movements. Earlier research fell within the growing area of religion and media scholarship, an…

519.884.0710 ext.2917

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