Other Schools

Edinburgh Law School

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Sharon Cowan Professor of Feminist and Queer Legal Studies; Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange Criminal law, asylum law, and law, gender and sexuality s.cowan@ed.ac.uk
Dr Robert Lane Senior Lecturer in EC Law; Director of Graduate LLB Programme Canadian constitutional law and the Canadian federal system robert.lane@ed.ac.uk
Prof Stephen Tierney Professor of Constitutional Theory Constitutional law and national pluralism; Comparative constitutional law; Legal accommodation of national identity s.tierney@ed.ac.uk

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Prof Rob Dunbar Chair of Celtic Languages, Literature, History and Antiquities

Gaelic Language, Literature and Culture in Canada: Canadian Language Law and Policy; Canadian Multicultural Policy

Rob.Dunbar@ed.ac.uk
Dr John Shaw Honorary Fellow, Celtic and Scottish Studies Gaelic ethnology in Nova Scotia J.W.Shaw@ed.ac.uk
Dr Michelle Keown English Literature

Settler subjectivities in Canadian literature; postcolonial literature and theory

Michelle.Keown@ed.ac.uk
Dr Lee Spinks English Literature

Michael Ondaatje
Postcolonial writing

Lee.Spinks@ed.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Taylor English Literature Transatlantic Literature Andrew.Taylor@ed.ac.uk

School of History

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Adam Budd History Canadian anglophone literature (particularly Montreal poets and novelists, mid 20th-c) Transatlantic literary and cultural relations (18th century) Canadian intellectual history (particularly Northrop Frye) adam.budd@ed.ac.uk
Dr Amy Lloyd Economics and Social History British emigration, 19th and early-20th centuries amy.lloyd@ed.ac.uk
Ms Yvonne McEwen KE Coordinator/Honorary Fellow, Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict

Cultures of warfare, cultural approaches to coping with warfare,First Nations and Scotland in the First World War Remembrance

Yvonne.McEwen@ed.ac.uk
Prof Robert Morris Prof Emeritus, Economic and Social History

Urban history of Montreal

rjmorris@ed.ac.uk
Prof Richard Rodger Economic and Social History Urban history, Environment and Planning: Montreal, Toronto and prairie cities Richard.Rodger@ed.ac.uk

School of Architecture and Landscape

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Ella Chmielewska Cultural Studies Visual culture; Urban graffiti in Montreal; Practices of commemoration and display Ella.Chmielewska@ed.ac.uk

School of Design

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Juliette Macdonald Head of School of Design Craft in Canada and Scotland juliette.macdonald@ed.ac.uk
Mr Arno Verhoeven Lecturer, School of Design Craft in Canada and Scotland a.verhoeven@ed.ac.uk

Moray House School of Education

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Prof Grant Jarvie Chair of Sport - Head of Academy of Sport Sports Policy, Canadian Sport, Political Economy, Olympic and Commonwealth Games, Sport and International Development, Social Inequality, North American Highland Games grant.jarvie@ed.ac.uk

School of GeoSciences

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Jan Penrose Human Geogrpahy

Nationalism and identity politics;
Popular festivals and identity construction

Dr.J.Penrose@ed.ac.uk
Prof Charles W. J. Withers Ogilvie Chair of Geography

History of Canadian exploration and 'high latitude' travel narratives; science in Canada

 C.W.J.Withers@ed.ac.uk

University of Edinburgh Business School

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Greg Gregson Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Technology transfer; Academic entrepreneurship; National systems of innovation; Research commercialisation

Geoff.Gregson@ed.ac.uk
Dr Ben Spigel Chancellor's Fellow, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development in Canadian Cities

Ben.Spigel@ed.ac.uk