English Department Website: www.utsc.utoronto.ca/engdept
The website has lots of information about studying in our department, as well as ongoing and upcoming events, contact information for faculty, and other resources.
Departmental Assistant: Arthus Bihis
Ofﬁce: HW 427 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthus is likely the person you’ll see if you need to submit a late assignment (bring it to his ofﬁce before 5pm for a time stamp) or if you need to ﬁnd a particular professor’s ofﬁce or ofﬁce hours. He can also direct you if you’re not sure who you should talk to about any departmental issues.
Undergraduate Assistant: Sean Ramrattan
Ofﬁce: HW 426 Email: email@example.com
Sean will likely be your ﬁrst port of call for any program advising help, including questions about enrollment, pre-requisites, and other class timetabling issues. He can also help you ﬁgure out your next best step for who to speak with if he doesn’t have the answer. Please check the sign on his ofﬁce door for student drop-in hours.
Department Chair: Prof. Katie Larson
Ofﬁce: HW 322 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As Chair, Professor Larson is responsible for the overall work and vision of the department. You can visit her Assistant, Gail Naraine, in H331A to set up an appointment.
Associate Chair & Program Supervisor: Prof. Karina Vernon
Ofﬁce: HW 317 Email: email@example.com Professor Vernon is responsible for overseeing the English specialist, major, and minor programs, and she can help you with program-related concerns including issues such as transfer credits, requirements, and navigating your degree. She is also responsible for the department’s undergraduate curriculum as a whole.
Creative Writing Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Tysdal
Ofﬁce: HW 317A Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Tysdal is the head of the Creative Writing minor and your primary contact for questions about our writing program.
Lit & Film Studies Supervisor: Prof. Garry Leonard
Ofﬁce: HW 334 Email: email@example.com Professor Leonard is the head of the Literature and Film Studies minor and your primary contact for questions about our ﬁlm studies program.
If you have questions about any aspect of studying in our department — from choosing classes to strategizing for what life can offer those with an English degree — you should consider visiting your professor’s ofﬁce hours. We are happy to talk about issues that extend beyond an individual course or semester.