Prof. Nathaniel Barr on Creativity and the Survival of Higher Education

by Prof. Jennifer Phenix Dr. Nathaniel Barr (PhD University of Waterloo) is professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching courses within the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem… Read More

Prof. Kylie Hartley, Creative Ideation, and the SSU

Dr. Kylie Hartley is Professor of Psychology and Creativity in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching courses within the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving. In November 2020, Kylie had an interactive opportunity… Read More

ICYMI: Sara Cumming wins the 2020 Angus Reid Award

By Dr. Jessica Pulis, Associate Dean, Social and Life Sciences Sara Cumming is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Angus Reid Practitioners Applied Sociology Award from the Canadian Sociological Association. This award recognizes the leading contribution of a… Read More

Prof. Glenn Clifton stays busy writing in / for the pandemic

Prof. Glenn Clifton (Literary Studies and Creative Writing) has been keeping busy during the pandemic. In addition to having a story published and participating in The Assembly Theatre’s 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge in the summer, he turned one… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Dr. Brett Potter on what Star Trek, sports, and movies can teach us about religion.

Dr. Brett Potter (PhD, University of St. Michael’s College) is a partial-load professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan, teaching world religions and the philosophy of religion. Over the past six years teaching in… Read More

FHASS’ Collaboration with Toronto Fringe

By Brittany German Prof. Brandon McFarlane (Creativity and Creative Thinking) has been busy this term! As Sheridan announced on November 5, McFarlane won a $240,000 Community & College Social Innovation Fund from SSHRC to bring Sheridan’s creative problem… Read More

FHASS and The Community Ideas Factory

by Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) The Community Ideas Factory is an academic/community/not-for-profit and government collaboration to for bottom-up philanthropic planning and innovation in the Halton Region led by Prof. Mike McNamara (Creativity) and Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology). In the… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Malissa Phung on Indians on Tour

Malissa Phung is a second-generation settler descendant of Sino-Vietnamese refugees who have resettled on the territories of the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakado, and Tongva peoples. She is honoured and privileged to now live and work as an uninvited… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Daniel Marrone on Kate Beaton

Drawing on the work of Canadian literary theorist Linda Hutcheon, Prof. Daniel Marrone (English) examines the popular comics of Kate Beaton. The full version of this essay appears in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels, an… Read More

Spotlight on Research: Anna Boshnakova on the Berezan Bone Plaque

In April 2017, Dr. Anna Boshnakova was invited to present her recent research in the area of interpretative anthropology at the 113th Annual meeting of the American Classical Association of the Middle West and South, held in Kitchener,… Read More