People profiles

Andy Houston

Andrew Houston

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 37029
Location: ML 119B

Rob Danisch.

Robert Danisch

Chair and Director Arts First, Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 38603
Location: ML 236B


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Paul Cegys

(519) 888-4567 x. 37911
Location: ML 129

William Chesney.

William Chesney

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Students, Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 33554
Location: PAS 2451

Karen Collins

Karen Collins

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 38326
Location: ECH 2112

Diana Denton

Diana Denton

Associate Professor - on leave
(519) 888-4567 x. 32153

David Goodwin.

David Goodwin

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 35382
Location: ECH 2113

Jill Tomasson Goodwin.

Jill Tomasson Goodwin

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 35056
Location: ECH 2113

Sylvia Hannigan.

Sylvia Hannigan

Department Administrative Assistant
(519) 888-4567 x. 35058
Location: ML 235

Kevin Harrigan.

Kevin Harrigan

Research Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 36652
Location: PAS 1051B

Shannon Hartling

Shannon Hartling

(519) 888-4567 x. 38997
Location: ML 254C

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Naila Keleta-Mae

Assistant Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 31198
Location: ML 131

Gill Lesperance.

Gill Lesperance

Technical Director
(519) 888-4567 x. 37085
Location: ML 121

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Shana MacDonald

Assistant Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 35157
Location: ML 254A

Sorouja Moll

Sorouja Moll

(519)888-4567, ext. 31985
ML 238

Lennart Nacke

Lennart Nacke

Associate Professor

Associate Director Graduate Studies, Stratford

Kim Nguyen

Kim Nguyen

Assistant Professor (519) 888-4567 x. 39152 Location: ML 236A  
Tim Paci.

Tim Paci

(519) 888-4567 x. 38494
Location: ML 254B

Janelle Rainville

Janelle Rainville

Theatre & Production Manager
(519) 888-4567 x. 84767
(519) 888-4767
Location: ML 122

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Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor; Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35785
Location: ML 119

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Sharon Secord

Head of Wardrobe
(519) 888-4567 x. 36122
Location: HH 272

Jennifer Simpson.

Jennifer Simpson

(519) 888-4567 x. 38364
Location: PAS 2434

Glenn Stillar.

Glenn Stillar

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 37836
Location: ECH 2113

Ceylan Enver

Administrative Coordinator and Advisor, Undergraduate Studies
(519) 888-4567 x. 35808
Location: ML 119A  

Ceylan advises undergraduate students in Theatre and Performance, Speech Communication, and Digital Arts Communication.

gerald voorhees

Gerald Voorhees

Assistant Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 38691
Location: ML 254D

Vershawn Young

Associate Professor
(519)888-4567, ext 31596
Location: ML 232A

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Kevin Carey


(519) 888-4567 ext. 36820

ML 240

Imre Szeman

Imre Szeman

(519) 888-4567 x. 37621

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Jordana Cox

Assistant Professor

(519) 888-4567 x. 36809

Location: ML 243

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Employment Opportunity for Sessional Instructors

The Speech Communication program at the University of Waterloo is searching for several new sessional instructors to teach core communication courses.  Based in a liberal arts faculty with high national and international standards, the Speech Communication program currently serves approximately 150 majors, 50 minors, and delivers many sections of communication courses to four Faculties from across the University.

Sessional instructors could teach up to three sections per academic term of the following courses: Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Science Communication, or Communication in the Engineering Professions. Each of these courses include emphases on foundational communication competencies and are designed to align with the Speech Communication program objectives. More information on the Speech Communication program can be found here:

Interested instructors should have a PhD or be working toward completing a PhD, and should send a CV and a brief letter of interest that addresses qualifications and teaching philosophy to:

Dr. Robert Danisch

Chair, Department of Drama and Speech Communication

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1