Team

The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation brings together a dynamic international research team of 58 scholars from 20 academic institutions. The project team includes postdoctoral fellows, students, research associates, as well as over 40 community research partners. There are six formal research sites: University of Guelph, McGill University, Memorial University, University of Regina, University of British Columbia, and University of California, Santa Barbara.

Director

Researchers

Frederique Arroyas

Site Coordinator, University of Guelph

Joel Bakan

University of British Columbia

Lisa Barg

McGill University

Ben Bolden

Queen's University

Georgina Born

University of Oxford

David Brackett

McGill University

Rebecca Caines

Site Coordinator, University of Regina

Mark V. Campbell

University of Regina

Jason Caslor

Arizona State University

Roger Dean

MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney

Rumina Dhalla

University of Guelph

Beverley Diamond

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jo-Ann Episkenew

First Nations University / University of Regina

Alan Filewod

University of Guelph

Daniel Fischlin

University of Guelph

Cecil Foster

State University of New York, Buffalo

Ichiro Fujinaga

McGill University

David Gerhard

University of Regina

Ian Gold

McGill University

James Harley

University of Guelph

Kristin Harris Walsh

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Kathleen Irwin

University of Regina

Lawrence Joseph

McGill University

Ric Knowles

University of Guelph

David Lametti

McGill University

Eric Lewis

Site Coordinator, McGill University

George Lewis

Columbia University

George Lipsitz

Site Coordinator, University of California, Santa Barbara

Lisa Lorenzino

McGill University

Charity Marsh

University of Regina

Stephen McAdams

McGill University

Marta McCarthy

University of Guelph

Kevin McNeilly

Site Coordinator, University of British Columbia

David Metzer

University of British Columbia

Ingrid Monson

Harvard University

Pauline Oliveros

Deep Listening Institute; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Mia Perry

Independent Researcher, Glasgow, UK

Sheila Petty

University of Regina

Tina Piper

McGill University

Rob Power

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Helen Pridmore

University of Regina

Carla Rice

University of Guelph

Kathryn Ricketts

University of Regina

Keith Sawyer

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Tom Scholte

University of British Columbia

John Semple

Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto

Keiko Shikako-Thomas

McGill University

Gillian Siddall

Lakehead University

Winfried Siemerling

University of Waterloo

Howard Spring

University of Guelph

Alan Stanbridge

University of Toronto, Scarborough

Andrew Staniland

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jason Stanyek

University of Oxford and St. John's College

Jesse Stewart

Carleton University

Michelle Stewart

University of Regina

Sherrie Tucker

University of Kansas

Shawn Van Sluys

Executive Level Partner, Musagetes Foundation

Ellen Waterman

Site Coordinator, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Paul Watkins

Vancouver Island University

Daniel Weinstock

McGill University

Deborah Wong

University of California, Riverside

Postdoctoral Fellows

Harald Kisiedu

Harald Kisiedu

Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial University of Newfoundland

I-Ying Wu

I-Ying Wu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Regina

Research Associates

Mark Laver

Research Associate, Grinnell College

Chris Tonelli

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Rob Wallace

Honors College, Northern Arizona University

Partners

Students

Shayna Devlin

Graduate Research Assistant

Rachel Elliott

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Greg Fenton

Managing Editor, Critical Studies in Improvisation / Études critiques en improvisation

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Richelle Forsey

Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

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Jeannette Hicks

University of Guelph

Mary King

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

David Lee

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Brian Lefresne

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Nicholas Loess

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Daisy Mangat

Undergraduate Co-op Student, University of Guelph

Rebecca Olivier

Graduate Research Assistant

Kimber Sider

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Staff

Rachel Collins

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Jackson

Community Engagement Officer

Justine Richardson

Justine Richardson

Project Manager, Dec 2015-Present

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Kim Thorne

Project Manager, 2013-2015

Advisory Board

Dionne Brand

Advisory Board

Patrick Case

University of Guelph, Advisory Board

Linda Hutcheon

University of Toronto, Advisory Board Member

Past Students

Melissa Chong

Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2016

Sylvie Di Leonardo

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2016

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Alec Follett

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2016

Mark Kaethler

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2011 - 2015

Mauricio Martinez

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2013 - 2015

Lierin McConachie

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2016

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Paul Watkins

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2011 - 2014

David Wickland

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph, 2016

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