Fredericton Faculty of Arts

Meet Chad Comeau - Media Artist in Residence

Fredericton Arts

Posted: December 5, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News, Other, Arts, Faculty, Departmental


Chad Comeau, Culture and Media Studies, Media Artist in Residence Where are you from? "I'm from an Acadian village in southwest Nova-Scotia, but I've been in New Brunswick for 7 years, and in Fredericton for three." Tell us a bit about your creative interests. "I am mainly interested in the expressive potential of digital games. I like creating games about certain realities or communities...

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A Big Welcome to Dr Nikki Scheerer

Fredericton Arts

Posted: November 28, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty, Departmental, Arts, Spotlight


Join us in welcoming Dr. Nichole (Nikki) Scheerer! Originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Dr. Scheerer is joining our Psychology Department for a term appointment this year.Nikki completed her BSc and PhD in Psychology, specializing in Cognitive Neuroscience, at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Her research interests include speech motor control (how we use auditory feedback/ the...

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Introducing Dr Lucas Crawford

Fredericton Arts

Posted: November 21, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty, Arts, Departmental, Spotlight


Say hello to new assistant professor of English, Dr. Lucas Crawford!Dr. Crawford is joining the Faculty of Arts from Simon Fraser University in BC, where he taught gender studies. Lucas is originally from rural Nova Scotia. You can also check out the Department of English's fascinating interview with Dr. Crawford on their blog Frond and Spore. Main research interests
•    20/21st c. British...

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A Big Welcome to Dr Gabriel Hrynick

Fredericton Arts

Posted: October 18, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty, News, Departmental, Arts


Meet Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, new faculty member in the Anthropology Department. Gabe Hrynick is originally from northern Maine. He completed his BA at UMaine, MA at UNB, and PhD at the University of Connecticut. After finishing his PhD in 2015, he was a visiting faculty member at Bates College for a year. Research Interests & Upcoming Projects Gabe is an archaeologist who studies the Indigenous...

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Say Hello to Dr Jason Bell

Fredericton Arts

Posted: October 11, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty, Arts, News, Departmental


BIO Jason Bell is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of New Brunswick. He has taught in the graduate program at the Higher Institute of Philosophy at the Katholieke Universteit Leuven in Belgium, at Vanderbilt University, and at Mount Allison University. He has served at the University of Göttingen in Germany as Fulbright Professor, as scholar-in-residence at Boston...

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Welcome Dr Murshed Chowdhury

Fredericton Arts

Posted: October 3, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News


Meet Dr. Murshed Chowdhury, Assistant Professor in Economics BIO Murshed Chowdhury received his PhD in Economics from the University of Manitoba. Prior to joining the University of New Brunswick, he taught at Algoma University, King’s University College at Western University, University of Manitoba, Chongqing Technology and Business University, and Shah Jalal University of Science and...

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Introducing Dr Janine Olthuis

Fredericton Arts

Posted: September 26, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Departmental, Faculty


Welcome to Dr. Janine V. Olthuis, Assistant Professor in Psychology BIO "I’m originally from Ontario (both Toronto area and northern Ontario) but am coming to UNB by way of an undergrad at Smith College in Massachusetts, graduate school and a post-doc in Halifax, and a residency year in London, Ontario." RESEARCH INTERESTS AND UPCOMING PROJECTS "My research explores ways to increase access to...

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Meet Dr Daniel Tubb

Fredericton Arts

Posted: September 19, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Departmental, Faculty, Arts, Spotlight


Dr. Daniel Tubb, new assistant professor of Anthropology BIO Dr. Daniel Tubb is joining the Faculty of Arts from New Haven, where he was a Visiting Fellow at the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University from 2014-2016. He earned an MA in political economy and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Carleton University. Before all that, Dr. Tubb did a BA at Trent University. Along the way, he has...

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Welcome to Dr Carolyn MacDonald

Fredericton Arts

Posted: September 12, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Departmental, Spotlight, Arts, Faculty, News


Dr. Carolyn MacDonald, Assistant Professor in Classics & Ancient History Above: Dr. Carolyn MacDonald behind the counter of a thermopolium (a hot-food shop) in Pompeii. BIODr. MacDonald is originally from Toronto ON, but academic life has taken her all over the continent. The Foundation Year Programme at the University of King’s College first lured her out east, and she liked it so much that...

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Say Hello to Dr Stefanie Kennedy

Fredericton Arts

Posted: August 22, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Spotlight, Faculty, Departmental, News, Research, Arts


Dr. Stefanie Kennedy, Assistant Professor in History Dr. Stefanie Kennedy is joining our History Department from the University of Toronto. Her main research areas include Caribbean and Atlantic World History; History of Slavery; History of Disability. So far her favourite part of Fredericton is the Boyce Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. In her spare time you might catch her doing some...

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Meet Dr David Hofmann

Fredericton Arts

Posted: August 16, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Departmental, Spotlight, Research, Faculty


Meet Dr. David Hofmann, Assistant Professor in Sociology BIO & RESEARCH AREAS Dr. David Hofmann is joining UNB from the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic in Utica, NY where he was an assistant professor of sociology/criminology. His main research interests include terrorism and political violence, charismatic leadership, right-wing extremism, apocalyptical and millenarian groups,...

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Introducing Dr Amy Scott

Fredericton Arts

Posted: August 4, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Departmental, Spotlight, Faculty


The Faculty of Arts is excited to have quite a few new faculty members joining our community. Over the next weeks, we will be introducing them on our blog so you can learn a bit more about each of them! Find out about their background, their research interests, what courses they are teaching in the upcoming year, and what advice they have for new students joining us this fall.  Meet Dr. Amy...

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Learning Among the Battlefields of Italy Second World War Travel Study 2016

Fredericton Arts

Posted: June 21, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News


Last month Drs. Cindy Brown and Lee Windsor led students on an immersive adventure back in time to study the Italian battlefields of World War II. Two Travel Study participants, Katelyn Kelly and Mark Symons, provided some first-hand feedback on their experience. Learn more about The Second World War in Italy Travel Study Program here. Above left: Dr. Cindy Brown speaking in Cassino, ItalyAbove...

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Introducing Comparative Cultural Studies

Fredericton Arts

Posted: June 3, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Faculty, Other, Departmental, Arts, Student


Dr. Allan Reid - Professor - Comparative Cultural Studies(Specialities: Soviet & Russian literature & literary theory, holocaust literature, and Soviet underground culture & literature)   Dr. Anette Guse - Associate Professor - Comparative Cultural Studies (Specialties: 18th and 20th century German Literature and Culture, German Language Acquisition, Musical Theatre, Opera, and Performing...

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Visiting McCain Scholar Chen-Fen Chen studies elder care and migrant care-givers

Fredericton Arts

Posted: April 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Departmental, Research, Faculty


Dr. Chen-Fen Chen is a Harrison McCain Foundation Visiting Professor here at UNB. Dr. Chen is from Taiwan, where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Welfare, at the Chinese Culture University. She is also the President of the Taiwanese Association of Family Caregivers. Camille Coulombe chatted with her about her research in care-giving in February.  How has your stay at...

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The Value of Archives in the Internet Age A Student Intern s Perspective

Fredericton Arts

Posted: February 19, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News


(David Adams Richards, 1984 - UNB's 4th Writer in Residence) Think about the last few pieces of media you enjoyed – music, films, television, or books – and ask yourself, how many of them were produced in Canada or created by Canadians? At the moment, I’m listening to a Danish post-rock band using German headphones while typing on a Taiwanese laptop. I’m not exactly embracing Canadian made...

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Arts Research Abroad Dr Derek Johnston discusses haunting horror and broadcasting during his visit to UNB

Fredericton Arts

Posted: February 8, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Other, Spotlight, Research, Arts, News


Derek Johnston, a Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Visitorship Fellow from Queen’s University in Belfast (QUB), Northern Ireland spent some time visiting UNB and Toronto. While in Canada, Dr. Johnston is continuing his research on seasonal broadcasting of horror and supernatural genres. Read this brief interview to learn more about the specifics Dr. Johnston's research and visit to UNB...

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