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.

(for email addresses replace " at "  with "@")

Duncan MacDonald, Director of STAC
Assistant Professor
home dept: Visual Arts
Office: GLN 111
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5253
dmacdonald at brocku.ca
Honours Studio, Digital Video Art, Intermedia

Sharilyn J. Ingram
Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture
office: GLN-B 334
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4561
sharilyn.ingram at brocku.ca
teaching STAC 4F40, 4P01 and 4P68

David Vivian, Past Director of STAC
Associate Professor (Scenography), Department Chair
home department: Dramatic Arts
office: TH 120
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4401
dvivian at brocku.ca
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
mbronson2 at brocku.ca
teaching STAC 2P93

Marlie Centawer
Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Department of Visual Arts
office: GL 209
telephone: (905) 688-5550 ext.
marliecentawer at hotmail.com
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
acunning at brocku.ca

Dr. Peter Landey
Associate Professor
home department: Music
office: Thistle west 146H
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3824
plandey at brocku.ca
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
cmackenzie2 at brocku.ca
Arts and Production Management
teaching STAC 3P93

Dr. Catherine Parayre
Associate Professor, Director of French Studies,
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MLLC)
office: 329, GLN-B
telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4849
email: cparayre at brocku.ca
photo-textuality, 'minority' french literature, editor of voix plurielles
(see her bio at MLLC)
teaching STAC 4V74

Virginia Reh
Associate Professor, Theatre
Office: TH 146E
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5392
vreh at brocku.ca
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.

Departmental Events

Industrial Fabric 5: Festival of the Arts
March 1, 2015 (All day) - April 30, 2015 (All day)
DART Events in the Industrial Fabric Fifth Edition
March 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - April 18, 2015 - 10:00pm