People in the Department

Staff

Department Chair
Jennifer Good, Associate Professor
Office: SBH 342
905-688-5550 x3707
jgood@brocku.ca

Academic Administrator
Penni Lafleur
plafleur@brocku.ca

  • If you are in your second, third- or fourth-year of a Communication, Popular Culture and Film (CPCF) program and you have questions about program requirements, scheduling issues, registering for courses, etc
  • If you lack pre-reqs and have been granted permission to join a course that has space in it for an override
  • If you are a transfer student from either a college or university and want to know how you can use your transfer credits and go over a program plan
  • If you wish to change or declare your Major to one in CPCF, and/or if you wish to add a Minor in Film Studies, Digital Culture, Media Studies, or Popular Culture
  • If you would like information about our Collaborative programs for Communication majors with Mohawk College or for Film majors with Fanshawe College

1. Through Student Self-Serve
2. Email: penni.lafleur@brocku.ca
3. Phone: 905-688-5550 x5308

Academic Advisor and Internship Coordinator
Megan Johnson
On campus: Monday, Tuesday and every other Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office: SBH 344
905-688-5550 x5837

Remote work: Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
mjohnson@brocku.ca

  • If you are a first-year student and have any questions regarding scheduling or registering for classes
  • If you are interested in learning more about or enrolling in our Experiential Learning (Internship) course
  • If you have general questions about CPCF that you would like to ask someone who has been a student and a teaching assistant in the department

1. Through Student Self-Serve
2. Email: mjohnson@brocku.ca
3. Phone: 905-688-5550 x5837

Administrative Assistant
On campus: Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Remote work: Monday, Tuesday and every other Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Office: SBH 309
905-688-5550 x4290
cpcf@brocku.ca

  • If you have general questions about the department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
  • If you are a CPCF Teaching Assistant or Marker Grader and you have questions about your contract, email access, etc.
  • If you are a CPCF CUPE instructor with questions about your contract, email access, etc.

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Marian Bredin, Professor
Office: SBH 340
905-688-5550 x4658
mbredin@brocku.ca

Faculty

Jackie Botterill
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 338
905-688-5550 x5364
jbotterill@brocku.ca

Dale Bradley
Assistant Professor
Office: SBH 341
905-688-5550 x3180
dbradley@brocku.ca

Marian Bredin
Professor & Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Office: SBH 340
905-688-5550 x4658
mbredin@brocku.ca 

Michelle Chen
Assistant Professor
mchen@brocku.ca

Liz Clarke
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 332a
905-688-5550 x6705
lclarke@brocku.ca

Tim Dun
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 313
905-688-5550 x5365
tdun@brocku.ca

Derek Foster
Associate Professor 
Office: SBH 311
905-688-5550 x5366
dfoster@brocku.ca

Greg Gillespie
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 308
905-688-5550 x3160
ggillespie@brocku.ca

Jennifer Good
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Office: SBH 342
905-688-5550 x3707
jgood@brocku.ca 

Russell Johnston
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 320
905-688-5550 x3154
russell.johnston@brocku.ca

Anthony Kinik
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 314
905-688-5550 x6397
akinik@brocku.ca

Duncan Koerber
Assistant Professor
Office: SBH 310
905-688-5550 x5469
dkoerber@brocku.ca

Peter Lester
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 318
905-688-5550 x3822
plester@brocku.ca

Sarah Matheson
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 332
905-688-5550 x4395
smatheson@brocku.ca

Christie Milliken
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 336
905-688-5550 x4480
cmillike@brocku.ca

Bohdan Nebesio
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 334
905-688-5550 x5221
bnebesio@brocku.ca

Karen Louise Smith
Associate Professor
Office: SBH 316
905-688-5550 x6497
karen.louise.smith@brocku.ca

Professor emeritus

Barry Grant

Barry Grant (PhD State University of New York at Buffalo) has published extensively in the areas of film genres (especially documentary film, horror and science fiction, westerns and musicals), popular music, and popular culture. An active researcher, his most recent publications are a monograph on The Twilight Zone and a co-edited book on comics and adaptation. 

bkgrant@brocku.ca

Jim Leach

Adjunct Faculty

Nick Baxter-Moore
Adjunct Professor
SBH 332A
nbaxtermoore@brocku.ca

Kate Cassidy
Assistant Professor, Limited Term Appointment
kcassidy@brocku.ca

Joan Nicks

Joan Nicks is a retired faculty member whose main research interest is the local popular culture of Niagara Falls. She is currently the editor and project coordinator of a manuscript in progress entitled Niagara Movie Theatres and Motels: Cultural Loss and Decline in Tourist City.

Jeannette Sloniowski