List of Comparative Literature Graduates and their Current Employment (by year of defense)


Irina Sadovina,  Professor Of Russian Studies, University of Missouri


Veronica Jimenez, Research Professor, Faculty of Media Studies and Contemporary Arts,  Universidad San Francisco de Quito


Karen Yaworski, Champlain St Lambert College


Yan Lu, Sessional Instructor at the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University

Lukasz Wodzynski, Sesional Faculty,  McMaster University ;  Slavic Department, University of Toronto


Myra Bloom, Communication Instructor, University of Toronto

Yi Chen, Sesional Lecturer, York University

Joseph Culpepper, Instructor , Montreal’s National Circus School

Jeannine Pitas, Assistant Professor, Spanish, Dubuque University

Julie Parisien, Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group


Antonio Viselli, Lecturer in European Studies,University of Canterbury, New Zealand.


Annarita Primier, Visting Assistant Professor of French and Italian McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Modern Languages and Literatures

Sarah O’Brien, Assistant Professor, Professional Writing  Program in the Department of English, University of Virginia

Jonathan Allan, Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory, Gender and Women’s Studies, Brandon University


Vanessa Robinson, Professor of Business Communications at Sheridan College

Pablo Pemeja, Teacher, Languages Department, Cégep de l’Outaouais


Elisa Segnini, Assistant Professor of Italian, University of British Colombia

Lauren Lydic, Lecturer , The American University of Paris

Andrés Pérez Simón, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Cincinnati

Karen Heather Pike, Professor/Coordinator, School of Language and Communications Studies, Conestoga College


Nizar Hermes,  Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Virginia

Keavy Martin, Assistant Professor of English and Aboriginal Studies, University of Alberta

Martin Zeilinger, Lecturer in Media Studies, Dept. of English and Media, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge/UK

Jenna Sunkenberg, Senior Lecturer, Books and Media Program, University of Toronto


Sandra Bialystok, Communications Officer, Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining

Stephanie Chong, Novelist

Suha Kudsieh, Assistant Professor, World Literature, CUNY-Staten Island


Daniel Perry, Senior Clearance Analyst, Advertising Standards  Canada, and author

Heather Macfarlane, Adjunct Professor, Department of English, Queen’s University

Jena Habegger-Conti, Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Studies and Languages, University of Stavanger, Norway

Jessica (Tsui-yan) Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University

Nadia Bozak, Assistant Professor of English in the Department of English at Carleton University in Ottawa. Novelist, author of the novels Orphan Love (Key Porter, 2007) and El Niño (Anansi, 2014).

Ian MacRae, Assistant Professor, Contemporary Studies & Journalism, Wilfrid Laurier University

Barnaby Clunie, Manager, Marketing & Communications at Adastra


Sylwia Dominika Chrostowska, Assistant Professor of European Studies, Humanities Department, York University

Vivian Ralickas, English teacher at Marianopolis College in Westmount (Montreal), Quebec

Levi Namaseb, lecturer in Khoekhoegowab, University of Namibia


Irene Marques, instructor at Ontario College of Art and Design, author of Wearing Glasses of Water, The Circular Incantation and Habitando na metáfora do tempo

George Gasyna, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Program in Comparative and World Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Saeed Ghahremani, Senior Lecturer of Persian, University of Chicago

Elias Polizoes, co-owner, The Wood Studio, London, Ontario


Snezana Brajovic-Andjelkovic, Instructor, Semiotics, University of Victoria College

Jonathan Rollins, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ryerson University


Luca Pocci, Assistant professor of Italian, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Western Ontario


Nancy Pedri, Associate Professor of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Julia Moss Zarb, Administrative director, MHI Public Health Informatics Program, University of Toronto

Julija Sukys, Associate Professor of English (Creative Writing — Creative Nonfiction), University of Missouri

Sean Gurd, Professor, Ancient Mediterranean Studies, University of Missouri

Annika Hannan, Professor of Communications and Liberal Studies at George Brown College, Toronto

Susan Mooney, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, University of South Florida at Tampa

Corina Martin Iordache, High school teacher, Toronto

Wendy Knepper, Senior Lecturer of English at Brunel University London

Danielle Constantin, adjunct professor, École Normale Supérieure, Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes (ITEM-CNRS/ENS)


Wendy Eberle Sinatra, Instructor, English, John Abbott College, Montreal


Marie Carrière, Associate Professor, French, and Director of the Canadian Literature Centre, University of Alberta

Russell Kilbourn, Assistant Professor, English and Film, Wilfrid Laurier University


Jill Scott, Associate Professor, German, Queen’s University, Kingston

Albert Braz, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, Religion, and Film/Media Studies, University of Alberta

Diana Kuprel, Associate Director of Development Communications, University of Toronto


Marie-Anne Visoi, Lecturer, University of Toronto, French Department

Noriko Takeda, Associate Professor, Hiroshima University, Japan

François Lachance, Policy Branch, Ministry of the Attorney General


Matthew DeCoursey, Professor of English, Hong Kong Institute of Education

Jeanne Iribarne, English Instructor, Camosun College


Nella Cotrupi, Adult Education, University of Toronto

Richard Sanger, writer; teaching at the French School


Christine Roulston, Professor, French, University of Western Ontario, London


Wendy Waring, Director of the Institute for Women’s Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Suzanne Bailey, Associate Professor, English, Trent University, Peterborough


Winfried Siemerling, Professor, English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo

Calin Mihailescu, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario, London

Walid Hamarneh, Associate Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Richmond


Elena Corrigan, Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Karina Kailo, Professor of Women’s Studies, Oulu U, Finland

Mustapha Marrouchi, Rogers Fellow in Post-colonial Literature, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Marie Vautier, Associate Professor, French, University of Victoria

Barbara Havercroft, Associate Professor, French and Comp Lit, U of T


Ann Rigney, Chair of Comparative Literature, Utrecht University

M. Jean Wilson, Associate Professor, Modern Languages, McMaster University


Daniel Chamberlain, Associate Professor, Dept. of Spanish and Italian, Queen’s University


Peter Hynes, Associate Professor, Dept. of English, U. of Saskatchewan


Sylvia Söderlind, Associate Professor, Dept. of English, Queen’s University

Richard Cavell, Professor, Dept. of English, University of British Columbia (?)


Geert Lernout, Professor of English and Comparative Literature; Director of the James Joyce Centre, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Ruth Ronen: Professor, Department of Philosophy and Unit of Culture Research Faculty of Humanities,Tel Aviv University, Israel


Christopher Hoile: reviewer and journalist

Paul Ady: Professor of English, Assumption College (US)

Rosmarin Heidenreich: Professor, Translation, Collège Universitaire Saint-Boniface (Winnipeg)

Carolyn Roberts Finlay: author; Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto) in Piano Performance


Karen Laughlin: Associate Professor of English and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Florida State University