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Celebration of Books 2016

Celebrate University of Toronto Mississauga's authors and their recent publications.

Our UTM Authors

Kevin Coleman with book cover

Kevin Coleman is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Before pursuing graduate studies, Dr. Coleman taught at Navajo Community College in New Mexico and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southern Honduras. The years that Dr. Coleman spent with his sleeves rolled up continue to inform his research and teaching.

 

Mairi Cowan with book cover

Mairi Cowan is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Cowan's teaching and research focus on the social and religious history of the late medieval and early modern world, especially in Scotland and New France. Her interests include history education and outreach by academic historians.

 

Evonne Levy with book covers

Evonne Levy is a Professor of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Levy works in three inter-related areas of research: Baroque art and architecture, especially of the Jesuit order; the work and legacy of Gian Lorenzo Bernini; and the history of art history.

 

Mohan Matthen with book cover 

Mohan Matthen is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Mississauga and holds the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy, Perception, and Communication. Dr. Matthen works mainly on topics related to the philosophy of perception. He aims to widen and deepen phenomenological descriptions of perception through the imaginative use of scientific findings.

 

Barbara Murck with book covers

Barbara Murck is an Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Environmental Program at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Murck's teaching and research focus on environmental issues in the developing world; alternative energy; and waste management projects. She is committed to experiential learning, especially service-learning, and to developing links between the university and the community.

 

Kyle Smith with book cover

Kyle Smith is an Assistant Professor of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Smith's research focuses on late ancient Syriac Christianity in Roman Mesopotamia and Sasanian Persia.

 

Holger Syme with book cover

Holger Schott Syme is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto and Chair of the Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Syme's essays have appeared in publications such as English Literary Renaissance, Shakespeare Quarterly, and Textual Cultures, and he is co-editor of Locating the Queen's Men, 1583-1603: Material Practices and Conditions of Playing (2009).

 

Erin Tolley with book cover

Erin Tolley is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Tolley's research examines the impact of socio-demographic diversity on Canadian politics and political institutions. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Dr. Tolley worked as a researcher and policy analyst in the Department of Citizenship and Immigration.

 

Alan Walks with book cover

Alan Walks is an Associate Professor of Geography and Acting Chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. Walks's research explores issues and policies related to urban socio-spatial inequality, urban development processes, and political ideology. He is co-editor of the book, The Political Ecology of the Metropolis (2013).

 

Graham White with book cover

Graham White is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Dr. White's teaching focuses on Canadian politics, with special emphasis on provincial and territorial politics; Aboriginal politics; and on institutions of governance. Dr. White visits the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon regularly and writes about their politics.

 

David Wolfe with book cover

David A. Wolfe is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Co-Director of the Program on Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems (PROGRIS) at the Munk School for Global Affairs. Dr. Wolfe's research interests include the political economy of technological change and the role of local and regional economic development, with special reference to Canada and Ontario. He is the editor or co-editor of nine books and numerous scholarly articles.

 

Brent Wood teaches in the Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

 

David Yee with book cover

David Yee, playwright and actor, is an alumnus of the theatre and drama studies program at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Mr. Yee is currently the Artistic Director of Toronto's fu-GEN Theatre Company and has served as playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre. His featured work won the 2015 Governor General's Award for Drama.