Professor of English Literature
I'm a college professor of English Literature with over 30 years of teaching experience. I’ve taught at the high school, college and university levels. In my early years, I also taught English as a second language to teens and adults. I am a graduate of the University of Toronto, a top-20 university (see the London Times Higher Education global rankings), where I graduated with distinction. I also have a Master’s degree in Letters and Languages from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where I received a full graduate scholarship.
As teacher, I’ve contributed to several academic program pilots launched by the Québec government. I worked on the initiation of provincial exams, invigilating the first test run and grading exams for several years. I also worked on a program that recognizes the academic equivalents of the work and educational experience of newly arrived immigrants to Canada.
For the past 15 years, I've worked closely with IT staff at my college to develop online tools designed specifically for my literature courses.
I love teaching Shakespeare’s drama, but understand why students are afraid of studying it. So I’ve made this course as user-friendly as possible. You can read along with a voice narrating the play and take short breaks to read the annotations, which are conveniently located right beside the text. The layout of the text and the audio prompts makes reading and understanding the play very simple.