Faculty and Staff

STAC: Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture

Faculty and Staff

The faculty who teach the STAC interdisciplinary program come from many different departments. They write, theorize and practise in Film, Dramatic Arts, Visual Arts, Music, as well as Popular Culture, Canadian Studies, Communications, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Physical Education and Kinesiology.

Duncan MacDonald, Director of STAC
Assistant Professor
home dept: Visual Arts
Office: MW 329
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5253
Honours Studio, Digital Video Art, Intermedia

Sharilyn J. Ingram
Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture
office: MW 338
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4561
teaching STAC 4F40, 4P01 and 4P68

Catherine Parayre
Associate Professor
Cross-appointed: Modern Languages (French) and Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture
office: GLN-B 329
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4849
teaching STAC 3P99

David Vivian, Past Director of STAC
Associate Professor (Scenography), Department Chair
home department: Dramatic Arts
office: TH 120
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4401
David's website

Teaching faculty includes:

Renee Baillargeon
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture
office: c/o TH 269D
telephone: c/o 905-688-5550 ext. 3270
Theatre Artist (free-lance): physical theatre, lyric theatre
teaching STAC 2P93

Marcie Bronson
Curator of Art / Registrar
Rodman Hall: 109 St. Paul Crescent
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 1M3
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5804
teaching STAC 2P93

Marlie Centawer
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Department of Visual Arts
office: GL 209
telephone: (905) 688-5550 ext.
Marlie is both an exhibiting artist and cultural historian whose research interests include the intersections between visual culture,  popular music, fashion, cinema, and youth culture.
teaching STAC 3P01 and 3P99

Alisa Cunnington
Academic Advisor for the Faculty of Humanities
office: Mackenzie Chown Complex A310
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5279

Dr. Peter Landey
Associate Professor
home department: Music
office: Thistle west 146H
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3824
Music Theory, Composition
teaching STAC 2P93

Carolyn Mackenzie
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Department of Dramatic Arts

office: TBC
telephone: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3270 or 5525
Arts and Production Management
teaching STAC 3P93

Virginia Reh
Associate Professor, Theatre
Office: TH 146E
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5392
stage director, actor, dramaturg, lyric theatre 
(see her bio at Dramatic Arts)

teaching STAC 3P14

previous contributors to the STAC program have also included:

Carolyn Mackenzie (Arts Management), Shirley Madill (Curator of Comtemporary Art), Linda Steer, Assistant Professor (History of Western Art, Baroque Art History, The Modern City, Banned Books), Donna Szoke (Web-based Interactive Media, 3D Modeling and Animation, Video and Media Transformations in the Arts), Barbara Worthy (Freelance Producer (CBC Radio, mixed media), actress, writer, director)

Administrative Assistant:

Clara Suba
Office: TH 269D (Centre for Digital Humanities)
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3270
Fax: 905-378-5738

contact us

all enquiries should be addressed to our Administrative Assistant, Clara Suba. see her coordinates below.