Key Contacts

Key Contacts 

 
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: english-da@utsc.utoronto.ca
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: ramrattan@utsc.utoronto.ca
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: english-chair@utsc.utoronto.ca
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. Neal Dolan
Office: HW 317 Email: english-associate-chair@utsc.utoronto.ca Professor Dolan is responsible for overseeing the English specialist, major, and minor programs, and he can help you with program-related concerns including issues such as transfer credits, requirements, and navigating your degree. He is also responsible for the department’s undergraduate curriculum as a whole.
 
Creative Writing Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Tysdal
Office: HW 317A Email: dtysdal@utsc.utoronto.ca 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: leonard@utsc.utoronto.ca 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.