Maureen Dorey

Contract Faculty, Screenwriting Maureen Dorey has taught Feature Screenwriting at York since 2010. She is a free-lance story editor, analyst and mentor who helps writers find their voices, shape their stories and renew their inspiration.  Her production credits include: SIDDHARTH, written by Richie Mehta (2013, TIFF Selection, Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay), […]

Holly Ward

Assistant Professor, Visual Art & Art History Holly Ward is an interdisciplinary artist working with sculpture, multimedia installation, architecture, video and drawing as a means to examine the role of aesthetics in the formation of new social realities. Stemming from research of various visionary practices such as utopian philosophy, science-fiction literature, visionary architecture, countercultural practices […]

Tammer El-Sheikh

Assistant Professor, Visual Art & Art History Tammer El-Sheikh is an assistant professor in the Department of Visual Art & Art History. He returned to Toronto in 2019, after more than 10 years in Montreal, where he taught within the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University and received his PhD in art history from […]

Bridget Cauthery

Contract Faculty, Dance Dr. Bridget Cauthery is a dance and cultural studies scholar focusing on the impact of post/neo-coloniality and the processes of globalization on contemporary and popular dance practices in the Global North. In 2016 she was the recipient of a twelve-month research leave to complete the manuscript for her forthcoming book Choreographing the North (McGill-Queens University […]

Angela Norwood

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Design Angela Norwood is a recipient of the Faculty of Fine Arts Dean’s Junior Faculty Teaching Award and teaches across the Design curriculum, from first year foundation courses through masters thesis supervision, with an emphasis on information design. Her current research interests include examining the role of design in […]

Teresa Przybylski

Professor, Theatre Professor Przybylski is an architect and theatre designer with an international reputation for her work in theatre, opera, dance and film.  Her credits include designs for Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Pacific Opera, Young People’s Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Factory Theatre, Canadian Stage, Buddies in Bad Times […]

Leslie Korrick

Associate Professor, Visual Art & Art History Formerly of the interdisciplinary Fine Arts Cultural Studies program, Faculty of Fine Arts, at York University (1999-2011), Dr. Leslie Korrick is currently an Associate Professor in York’s Department of Visual Art and Art History. She is appointed to the graduate programs in both Art History & Visual Culture […]

Caitlin Fisher

Associate Professor, Cinema & Media Arts Caitlin Fisher’s primary research investigates the future of narrative through explorations of interactive storytelling and interactive cinema in Augmented Reality environments. Current research interests also include digital archiving, lifelogging, data visualization and experimental game structures for storytelling. Professor Fisher was awarded a Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture in […]

Danielle Robinson

Associate Professor, Dance Danielle Robinson is a dance scholar who researches the cross-cultural movement of Afro-Diasporic popular dances within the Americas. Her research has been recognized with awards from the Society of Dance History Scholars, the Congress on Research in Dance, and the American Theatre focus group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. […]

Matt Vander Woude

Associate Chair, Music A practicing guitarist, Professor Vander Woude is currently researching the improvisational practices of jazz guitar players in the immediate post-World War II era. He has taught courses on European Art Music and on Popular Music at York University, the University of Guelph, and at the University of Waterloo. His year-long course Rock and […]