Faculty and Staff Listing

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty and Staff Listing


Michael Berman– Associate Professor (B.A. University of Binghamton; Ph.D. University at Buffalo) specializes in Merleau-Ponty and Nagarjuna, as well as Comparative Philosophy
Office: Room 273 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3317/3315
E-mail: mberman@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office hours: Wednesday: 1 - 3 pm or by appointment.

Richard S. G. Brown - Associate Professor (B.A. Brock; M.A., Ph.D. McMaster) works mainly on Nietzsche and Kierkegaard as well as Indian Philosophy
Office: Room 264 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3737/3315
E-mail: rbrown@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office hours: Monday: 12 - 1:30 pm or by appointment.

Wing-Cheuk Chan - Professor (M.A. Hong Kong; Ph.D. Ottawa) specializes in Husserl and Heidegger as well as in Chinese Philosophy and Yogacara Buddhism
Office: Room 270 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3716/3315
E-mail: wchan@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office hours: By appointment. Please e-mail wchan@brocku.ca.

Athena Colman Assistant Professor (B.A. Windsor; M.A. Brock; Ph.D. University of Memphis) specializes in 19th and 20th century Continental philosophy (in particular Irigaray, Kristeva, and Merleau-Ponty) as well as Social and Political Philosophy and Feminist Theory.
Office: Room 282 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3323/3315
E-mail: acolman@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: Monday: 3 - 6 pm or by appointment.

Christine Daigle -Director, PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanites
Professor (B.A. Concordia, M.A. Université de Montréal, Doctoral studies Universitaet Salzburg, Ph.D. Université de Montréal) specializes in Continental Philosophy (specifically Existentialism).
Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence (2010-2013).
Office: MC A230 at MacKenzie Chown Complex
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3316/3315
E-mail: cdaigle@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: Tuesday: 2 - 3 pm or by appointment

R.S. Dalvi - Chair, Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa) specializes in transformative philosophy (informed primarily by Recent French Philosophy, Classical Indian Philosophy and the Ancient Greek and Roman thought) and is also actively interested in questions of subjectivity, individualism and non-liberal political thinking.
Office: Room 284/263 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3547/3315
E-mail: rdalvi@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: Friday: 11 am - 12 noon or by appointment

Rajiv Kaushik - Undergraduate Officer, Associate Professor (Hons BA Toronto; MA Brock; MPhil Leuven, Belgium; Ph.D. Essex) Studied philosophy at the University of Toronto (1996-2000) and at the Husserl Archives in Leuven, Belgium (2002-2003). Specializes in Phenomenology (esp. Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty), Hermeneutics, Aesthetics.
Office: Room 275 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 5311/3315
E-mail: rkaushik@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: By appointment. Please E-mail rkaushik@brocku.ca.

Brian Lightbody - Graduate Program Director, Associate Professor (B.A. McMaster (Hist); Hons. B.A. Brock; M.A. Brock; Ph.D Dominican University College) specializes in Action Theory, 19th and 20th century Continental Philosophy (especially Philosophical Geneaology, Foucault and Nietzsche) and Epistemology
Office: Room 268 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Telephone: (905) 688-5550 extension 5313/3315
Email: blightbody@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: Monday: 12 - 1 pm or by appointment

Murray L. Miles - Professor (B.A. Toronto; Dr. Phil. Freiburg) specializes in the areas of Modern Philosophy and Continental thought with emphasis on Descartes, Leibniz, Kant and Heidegger
Office: MCD350C
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 6080/3315
E-mail: mmiles@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: By appointment. Please E-mail: mmiles@brocku.ca to schedule an appointment.

R. Raj Singh - Professor (B.A., M.A., Punjab ; M.A. Brock ; Ph.D. Ottawa) specializes in the area of Heidegger, Hermeneutics, as well as in the philosophies of Vedanta and Buddhism
Office: Room 276 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 5311/3315
Email: rsingh@brocku.ca
Winter Term Office Hours: By appointment. Please e-mail: rsingh@brocku.ca.



Frances Meffe - Administrative Assistant
Office: Room 263 at 573 Glenridge Avenue
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 12 noon and from 1 - 4 pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)
Tel: 905-688-5550 extension 3315
Email: philosophy@brocku.ca

Liz Hay, Academic Adviser, Faculty of Humanities
Mackenzie Chown Complex, MC A 311
Tel: (905) 688-5550, ext. 5101
Option of phone and Skype appointments;
Please book appointment through Sakai site:
How to see Liz' schedule and book appointments:
1. Go to https://lms.brocku.ca/portal <https://lms.brocku.ca/portal>;
2. Input your campus id and password;
3. Join the Humanities Advising Page by:
Click on My Workspace tab at the top. Click on Memberships on the left side list of pages and below the red "Membership" title and next to "My Current Sites", click on the "Joinable Sites" tab and select "Humanities Adviser" from the list. Once it is added click on the tab at the top of the page.

Once you have been added to the Humanities Advising page, check the Sign-up link on the left side for the kinds of appointments that Liz has available and the Schedule link to see when she is available to students.
Appointments will not always be open for booking, as Liz does not always release them until two weeks before the appointment date.

Professors Emeritus:

David L. Goicoechea, Ph.D. (Loyola, Chicago)
John R.A. Mayer, Ph.D. (Emory)

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Departmental Events

The 41st Annual Conference of the International Merleau-Ponty Circle
September 22, 2016 - 8:00am - September 24, 2016 - 11:00pm


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