Dr. Gary Badcock's current research focuses on Doctrine of God, Doctrine of the Church, and Public Theology. Dr. Badcock is the Co-Founder of the Centre for Public Theology at Huron University College with Dr. Darren Marks and in 2011 saw the publication of War, Human Dignity and Nation-Building: Theological Perspectives on Canada's Role in Afghanistan (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011), co-edited with Dr. Darren C. Marks.
The Dean of the Faculty of Theology, Dr. Danaher has published articles on numerous topics, such as Anglican social thought, post-Apartheid South Africa, and civil society, to name but a few. In addition, he recently turned his attention to a new book that deals with transitional justice.
Currently engaged in ongoing, collaborative research with Dr. Xueqing Xu of York University, Dr. Laura Wu examines the individual and collective experiences of Chinese-Canadians within Chinese-Canadian literature, thus far an under-studied genre.
Dr. Alfred Chan is a professor in Political Science, currently working on two texts dealing with contemporary leadership and policy issues in China.
A new text book is in the works. The content will focus on political communications in the Canadian context and reference the profound and prescient traditions of Canadian media scholarship, as well as the important historical framework of political communications in Canada.
Arja Vainio-Mattila is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron University College. She received her B.Sc. and M.Phil in England and earned her Ph.D. in Geography in Finland. She has worked in almost all English-speaking African countries and some Asian countries, and has worked in international development for 25 years. Dr. Vainio-Mattila came to Huron in 1998.
Cory Davies is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Huron University College. She received her BA from the University of Western Ontario, her AM from the University of Michigan, and returned to Western to earn her Ph.D. Davies began her teaching career in the 1970's and has been teaching English at Huron since 1984.
Steve Erdle is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron University College. He received his BA, MA, and Ph.D. in Psychology fr om the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Erdle joined the faculty of Huron in 1986 wh ere he has been a professor ever since.
Mariana Ionescu is an Associate professor and Chair of the Department of French and Asian Studies at Huron University College. She received her BA in French Literature and Language from the University of Bucharest, and her MA and Ph.D in French Literature from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Ionescu spent three years as an Assistant Professor of French at Fort Hays State University in Kansas before joining the faculty of Huron in 2000. She has been awarded a Canada Council (SSHRC) post-doctoral fellowship and several small research grants in the United States and Canada.
Dr. Stephen D'Arcy is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Huron University College. His research concerns democratic theory and the ethics of militant protest.
Dr. Peter Hyland is a Professor of Early Modern English Literature and Drama in the English Department at Huron University College. He received his B.A. in English and Philosophy and his DipEd fr om the University of Wales and his M.A. and PhD in English from McMaster. Dr. Hyland spent 13 years teaching in Iran, Japan and Singapore before joining the Huron faculty, wh ere he has spent the last 20 years.
Dr. Jon (Jun) Fang is Chair of the History Department at Huron University College. His two main areas of research are the history of Yuan-Ming China (13th century - 17th century China) and the history of teacher education in Hong Kong. The former is specifically centered on the history of Nanjing during the Ming dynasty.
Dr. Tsang is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts & Social Science at Huron University College. She received her B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Psychology fr om McMaster University. Dr. Tsang spent two years as a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University before joining the faculty of Huron, wh ere she has been since 2004.
Jim Crimmins is Professor of Political Theory with the Department of Political Science at Huron University College, a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and an Adjunct Research Professor in Political Science at Western.