GCAC Part Time Instructors

  • Alex DeSerrano

    Alex is a PhD candidate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, where she researches the transmission of nongenetic traits across generations. Prior to joining the GCAC, she supported […]

  • Clare Nippard

    After studying English, Business, and Psychology in the UK, Clare  travelled extensively, living in cities across the UK, USA and Canada, gaining varied work experience in marketing, advertising, and clinical research along the way. After settling permanently in Toronto, […]

  • Dr. Cristina D’Amico

    Cristina D’Amico is the Curriculum Developer at the Teaching Assistants’ Training Program (TATP), where she supports TAs and Course Instructors who want to integrate effective educational approaches into their teaching. […]

  • Dr. Katherine Fry

    Katie Fry received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto in 2017. A student of many languages and a professional literary translator (Spanish to English), Katie enjoys […]

  • Dr. Matt Jones

    Dr. Matt Jones is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. He is currently Project Manager of Gatherings Archival and Oral Histories […]

  • Dr. Peter Sabatini

    Peter is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto and a Clinical Laboratory Geneticist at the University Health Network with an interest […]

  • ​​​​Ivan Semeniuk

    As a science journalist and broadcaster, Ivan covers the science beat for The Globe and Mail. His reporting has taken him from mountaintop observatories and underground labs to the east room of […]

  • James Hahn

    James is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Toronto who specializes in the Canadian documentary long poem. His research focuses on the ethical dimensions of the genre’s […]

  • Jenna McKellips

    Jenna is a current PhD student in the English Department, whose research focuses on gender in medieval English dramatic literature.  She received her B.A. in English and Theatre in the […]

  • Jordana Lobo-Pires

    ​​Jordana is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Toronto, and a recipient of the SSHRC doctoral scholarship. Her research focuses on the political assumptions […]

  • Julie Prior

    Julie Prior is preparing to submit her SSHRC-funded PhD dissertation in early modern and eighteenth-century drama at the University of Toronto. Her research explores adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Taming of […]

  • Katherine Shwetz

    Katherine is a senior PhD candidate in the Department of English, where she researches representations of contagious disease in Canadian literature. The interdisciplinary focus of her dissertation research has been […]

  • Lina Balsamo

    Lina is a recent MA graduate in Language and Literacies Education at OISE. Prior to joining GCAC, she oversaw a writing and tutoring centre at a private university college. With […]

  • Monica Gagnon

    Monica is a SSHRC-funded PhD candidate in the Division of Social and Behavioural Health Sciences at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She is a critical qualitative researcher focusing […]

  • Ostap Soroka

    Ostap is a Languages and Literacies Education MA candidate, at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, where he is focusing on socio-linguistic anthropology and finishing his thesis on the […]