Faculty of Arts

Our Faculty

Chair

Dr. Monica Sanchez-FloresChair - Environment, Culture, and Society

Conceptualizing race and racialization from a relational perspective. Contributing to developing a relational presentation of knowledge.

>> View personal website

Anthropology

Beth BedardSessional Lecturer (Williams Lake Campus)
Dr. Lisa CookeAssociate Professor

My research and teaching interests revolve around Indigenous-Settler relations, contemporary colonial cultural forms, and the anthropology of space and place. I approach the investigation of Indigenous-Settler relations ethnographically through those moments where complexes of cultural values, and historical and contemporary power relations come together...

>> View full bio
Dr. Karl HutchingsAssociate Professor (Archaeology)

Dr. Hutchings's primary research interests include lithic technology (including fracture mechanics and use-wear analysis), Paleoindians, the Middle-Upper Paleolithic transition, ancient technologies, experimental archaeology, archaeological theory, and the development of middle-range approaches for stone tool analysis.

>> View personal website
Dr. Humayun KabirAssistant Teaching Professor
Dr. Richard McCutcheonDean

University Instructors & Sessionals

Dr. Momotaj Begum

Geography & Environmental Studies

Dr. Darryl Carlyle-MosesAssociate Professor

My research goals are to better understand the influence ecosystem processes and climate have on the movement and storage of water within vegetated ecosystems, including urban forests.

>> View personal website
Dr. David HillProfessor

Approach your studies with an open mind and a respect for the knowledge of those who are teaching you. The world is changing rapidly, and you will never know beforehand what you will need to understand in the future. Courses and programs are well...

>> View full bio
Crystal HuscroftAssociate Teaching Professor

Inspiring students and giving them the tools to explore how our Earth system operates so that they can make a positive difference in the world.

>> View personal website
Dr. Michael MehtaProfessor

Dr. Mehta was Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Thompson Rivers University, Principal of Richardson College for the Environment at the University of Winnipeg, Executive Director of the Population Research Laboratory at the University of Alberta, and Chair of a program on the...

>> View full bio
Dr. Robin WestlandAssistant Teaching Professor

University Instructors & Sessionals

Sociology

Daniel DorogiAssistant Teaching Professor
Dr. Jiyoung Lee-AnAssistant Teaching Professor

I am a critical race feminist sociologist and interdisciplinary scholar and my teaching interests are migration, feminism, critical race theories, transnationalism, activism, social justice, decolonial feminist theories, critical multiculturalism, Canadian Studies, Korean studies, and comparative studies.

I understand teaching, research and activism to be integrated...

>> View full bio
Ron McGivernAssociate Teaching Professor
Dr. Lindsey McKayAssistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Lindsey McKay is a feminist political economist of health, medicine, and care work. Equity is a central theme in her research and approach to teaching. Current areas of social justice research include parental leave inequality, critical organ donation, and, trust and policy during pandemics.

>> View personal website
Dr. Michael MehtaProfessor

Dr. Mehta was Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Thompson Rivers University, Principal of Richardson College for the Environment at the University of Winnipeg, Executive Director of the Population Research Laboratory at the University of Alberta, and Chair of a program on the...

>> View full bio
Dr. Monica Sanchez-FloresChair - Environment, Culture, and Society

Conceptualizing race and racialization from a relational perspective. Contributing to developing a relational presentation of knowledge.

>> View personal website
Dr. Jennifer ShawAssistant Teaching Professor

Jenny Shaw (she/her/hers) is a cultural anthropologist, multimodal ethnographer, and creative facilitator. She completed her PhD in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University in 2018. Her teaching is transdisciplinary, bridging anthropology with sociology and political studies. She offers a particular...

>> View full bio
Dr. Rochelle StevensonAssociate Professor

ASK QUESTIONS! If you don't know, if you're unsure, ask! Whether in class, during office hours, online, in an email-ask! I would much rather have a ton of questions than have even one student say, 'I wasn't sure, but didn't want to ask.' What...

>> View full bio