Affiliated Faculty

Markus Hallensleben

Markus Hallensleben’s field is Germanic Studies and his current research focuses on Transitional Spaces in Post-Migration German-Language Literatures.

Merje Kuus

Merje Kuus is a political geographer who investigates the workings of expertise in policy-making processes. She examines how national and transnational institutions, such as government agencies, international organizations, or civil society groups, know what they know, how they have come to know what they know, and how they persuade themselves and others that this is so.

Mo Pareles

Dr. Pareles’s teaching interests include animal studies, Old and Middle English literature, translation, and Jewish-Christian relations. Ze is a member of the Oecologies collective.

Nancy Frelick

Nancy Frelick specializes in French Renaissance Literature and visual culture, as well as post-structuralist psychoanalytic criticism and gender studies, among others. She is currently completing two book projects: one on mirror motifs; and the other on the reception of women writers.

Nataliia Ivchyk

Dr. Nataliia Ivchyk is a Holocaust scholar active in the field of public history and memory politics. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Sciences at Rivne State University for the Humanities in her hometown of Rivne, Ukraine. She co-founded and manages the NGO "Mnemonics'' devoted to citizenship education and the memory of the multicultural history of the Rivne region. Thanks to all the sponsors supporting the program scholar-at-risk at UBC, Dr. Ivchyk is joining the Department of History as a visiting scholar for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Patrick Moran

Patrick Moran is a specialist of medieval French literature. His research interests include medieval literature, 12th and 13th century narrative genres, codicology and material philology, literary theory and cognitive poetics, modern fantasy fiction and modern medievalism.

Ramesh Mallipeddi

Ramesh Mallipeddi's areas of expertise include restoration and eighteenth-century English literature; the early novel; historiographies of colonialism and slavery; sentimentalism; transatlantic studies; critical theory; postcolonial literature and criticism.

Raúl Álvarez Moreno

Raúl Álvarez Moreno specializes in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish literature, culture, and language. His current research focuses on the connections between economic thought and medieval/early modern sources. He also has a particular interest in how the relation between language and reality articulates ideology.

Renisa Mawani

Renisa Mawani works in the fields of critical theory and colonial legal history and has published widely on law, colonialism, and legal geography.

Richard Johnston

Richard Johnston is starting work on a comparative study of campaigns and elections with European and North American cases. He is also continuing his collaborative work on immigration, diversity, multiculturalism, and the welfare state. Read more about Richard Johnston here.