Remembering Peter Steven

By Michael Baker It was with sadness that FHASS learned over the winter holiday of the passing of our retired colleague, Peter Steven (1950-2023). Peter arrived to Sheridan in 2007 and was a Professor of Film Studies until his… Read More

FHASS Welcomes Aisha Jamal!

Aisha holds a PhD in Contemporary German Diasporic Cinema from the University of Toronto. Her academic interest considers how diasporic identities operate not only in film but also literature, multi-media and contemporary art, taking an interdisciplinary approach. Her focus… Read More

FHASS Welcomes Kate Cayley as Writer-in-Residence

Kate Cayley. Credit: Livia Ambrose

FHASS and CW&P are delighted to welcome Kate Cayley as our 2023-24 Writer-in-Residence. Kate comes to us with a truly impressive list of publications, awards, and accolades. She is the author of two short story collections, How You… Read More

Meet Professor Kasey Dunn, Professor of Creativity and Innovation!

I am so excited to be a part of FHASS at Sheridan College! Prior to this role, I have led innovation and entrepreneurship programming in a variety of contexts including women’s accelerators, arts incubators, University of Toronto and… Read More

Meet Professor Tom Nittoly (ESL/TESOL)

Tom Nittoly works at Sheridan College as both an ESL Professor and the CELTA Main Course Tutor for the TESOL Plus Program. He began his teaching journey in 2008, working in the private sector teaching ESL to students… Read More

Meet Chris Ambedkar, Professor of Creativity and Communications

Chris Ambedkar joins the School of Humanities and Creativity Chris Ambedkar (he/him) is an award-winning educator, creator, and communicator. His professional work bridges academia and industry. Chris was recently a part of The Creative School at Toronto Metropolitan… Read More

Meet Zafar Syed, Dean of FHASS

Zafar Syed has worked in educational development in Japan, Hawai‘i, the UAE, and Canada for the past nearly 30 years. As an educator, Zafar is passionate about creating and sustaining quality learning experiences that address social justice and… Read More

Welcome 2022-2023 Writer in Residence: Naben Ruthnum

FHASS and CW&P are thrilled to welcome our 2022-2023 Writer-in-Residence, Naben Ruthnum! Naben is the author of the novels A Hero of Our Time (2022), Helpmeet (2022), and the essay Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (2017). He is… Read More

Meet Prof. Leslie Wu (FT Hire: Creative Writing & Publishing)

Leslie Wu has taught in the Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing program since 2017 and joined the full-time faculty ranks in January 2022 as professor, writing and publishing. A freelance food and travel writer whose… Read More

Meet Professor Hayley Goodwin! (SCLS, ESL)

My name is Hayley Goodwin and I’m an ESL professor in the School of Communication and Literary Studies. I was born and raised in North York and currently reside in Toronto’s west-end. Growing up, I always knew that… Read More