Teaching and Supervision
Undergraduate: Eng102w Introduction to Poetry (writing intensive), Eng105w Cultural Topics: Utopia, Eng203 Early Modern Literature, Eng310 Studies in Early Modern Literature excluding Shakespeare (Other Worlds in early modern literature and Spenser: The Faerie Queene), Eng313 Late Shakespeare, Eng410w Topics in Early Modern Non-dramatic Literature (Elizabeth I and Her Age and Romance in England after the Reformation), Eng482 Topics in Cultural Studies (from Romance to Fantasy, Transforming motifs from Homer to GRR Martin).
Graduate: Eng831 Studies in Early Modern Literature (two versions: Romance in early modern England, the Ungodly in Renaissance England).
Workshop for High School Teachers: seminar on freshman writing at Crofton House school in Vancouver, British Columbia (February 2014).
Graduate Students Supervised and/or Co-Supervised
Nathan Szymanski. Principal supervisor. “Early Modern Competitors and the English Pastoral Eclogue.” 2010- In progress.
Annette Stenning. Second reader / Paul Budra principal supervisor. Play Dead: the Living and the Dead on the Shakespearean Stage, 1587-1612.” Defense Completed 2011.
Jillian Snyder 2012 Co-principal supervisor with Ronda Arab. “The Wares of Rome: Godly Identity and Displacement in Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair.” Essay Passed 2012. Accepted into PhD program at Northwestern University.
Sarah Scott 2011 principal supervisor. “Shadowed from Heaven’s Eye: Developing the Threat of the Atheist in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus.” Degree awarded 2011.
Emily Gordon 2008 second reader / Paul Budra principal supervisor
Scott Marsden 2008 second reader / Paul Budra principal supervisor
M.A.T.E. (Master of Arts for Teachers of English)
Sandra Gin 2011 second reader / Ronda Arab principal supervisor
Mimosa Bryant 2010 second reader / Ronda Arab principal supervisor
Elizabeth Smoes 2009 second reader / Ronda Arab principal supervisor
Deborah Stellingwerff 2009 second reader / Ronda Arab principal supervisor
Anna Wauthy 2009 second reader / Ronda Arab principal supervisor
Undergraduate Supervision (Honour’s Theses)
Julian de Jardin 2013 / supervisor. "Edmund Spenser's NeoPlatonic Thought." Completed.
Geoff Morrison 2012 / supervisor. “Pedantry, Sprezzatura and Class in Thomas Campion’s Observations in the Art of English Poesie and Samuel Daniel’s Defence of Ryme. Completed.
Bethany Koepke 2010 / supervisor. “Questing for Redemption and National Glory: Romance Heroes and Cultural Crisis in Johnson’s Seven Champions and Indiana Jones.” Completed.
Cassandra Metcalf 2011 / second reader / Anne Higgins supervisor
Leanne MacDonald 2010 second reader / David Coley supervisor