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.
 
English Department Social Media: @utsc_engdept
We are on both Instagram and Twitter!
 
Undergraduate Assistant: Sean Ramrattan
Sean will be serving as our interim Undergraduate Assistant during September; email is the best way to get in touch with him.
 
Assistant to the Chair: Gail Naraine
Office: HW 331A    Email: gnaraine@utsc.utoronto.ca
Gail is likely who you’ll see if you wander into the department (the third floor of the H-Wing) looking for help. She can direct you if you’re not sure who you should talk to about any departmental issues.
 
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 (see above) to set up an appointment. 
 
Associate Chair & Program Supervisor: Prof. Karina Vernon
Office: HW 317 Email: english-associate-chair@utsc.utoronto.ca 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: 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. Alice Maurice
Office: HW 326 Email: maurice@utsc.utoronto.ca Professor Maurice 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.