Jeffery Donaldson is an Associate Professor in the English department at
McMaster University, where he teaches poetry and American literature along with learner-based Inquiry in the Humanities. Author of four volumes of poetry, he has recently completed his ten year labour of love, Missing
Link: the Evolution of Metaphor and the Metaphor of Evolution. He has
taught Inquiry at McMaster since the late 1990s, a course in which he has sought to bring the powers of metaphoric mind and associative thinking to multidisciplinary studies.