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Victoria Abboud
BSc (University of Windsor), BA (University of Windsor), MA (Wayne State University), PhD (Wayne State University)
Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
victoria.abboud@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Victoria Abboud has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2018. As an educator for 18 years, Dr. Abboud served as faculty and in decanal roles in the post-secondary sector in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. She joined MaRS Discovery District as a program creator, manager, and lead facilitator to support senior-level leaders in education, government, and the private sector to navigate the future of work, learning, and innovation. Victoria has taught 2,000 learners, created 30+ courses, served 150+ faculty, and published guides on approaches to teaching and studies in cross-cultural identity and migration. Through her organization, The Spirited Academic, she consults on innovative teaching and learning, facilitates workshops for faculty and administrators, and coaches. As well, she is a Lecturer at the University of Windsor, Director of Changemaker Education at Ashoka Canada, and adjunct faculty at Wayne State University and Humber College.


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Loula Abd-elrazak

Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
loula.abd-elrazak@guelphhumber.ca

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Evren Altinkas
BSc (Dokuz Eylül University), MA (King’s College, London), MSc (Dokuz Eylül University), PhD (Dokuz Eylül University)
Electives

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
evren.altinkas@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Evren Altinkas has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2019. He received his undergraduate degree from the International Relations Department, Faculty of Business Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey. He received postgraduate degrees from King’s College London in 2000 and Dokuz Eylul University in 2003, where he studied on the issue of Cyprus. He obtained his doctoral degree from Dokuz Eylul University in 2011 based on his dissertation comparing the development of the concept of intellectuals in Europe and in Turkey. He worked as an Assistant Professor in Avrasya University (2012-2013), Artvin Coruh University (2013-2014) and Girne American University (2014-2015). Dr. Altinkas has several published articles in academic journals and book chapters. His research areas are the history of the Middle East, Turkish politics, international organizations, comparative history, international law, the Cyprus problem and intellectual history. He received Chevening Scholarship for 1999-2000 academic year in order to pursue his MA degree at King’s College London.


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Sonika Arora

Electives, Office of the Vice-Provost

Location:
GH408J
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6376
Email:
sonika.arora@guelphhumber.ca

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Tara Atluri

Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
tara.atluri@guelphhumber.ca

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Mary-Kay Bachour

Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
mary-kay.bachour@guelphhumber.ca

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Martha Batiz
BA (Nucleo de Estudios Teatrales - NET/ Mexico City), BA (National Autonomous University of Mexico), MA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of Toronto)
Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
martha.batiz@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Martha Batiz has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2018. She is an award-winning writer whose creative work has been published not only in Mexico and Canada, but in the United States, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Peru, Spain, Ireland, and England. Her short-story collection Plaza Requiem: Stories at the Edge of Ordinary Lives won the 2018 International Latino Book Award in the category of Best Popular Fiction in English. Her novella “Boca de lobo” won the Casa de Teatro International Award and is available in English as “Damiana’s Reprieve” and in French as “La Gueule Du Loup.” In 2014, Dr. Batiz was featured in Latinos Magazine among the Top Ten Most Successful Mexicans in Canada. In 2015, the Hispanic-Canadian Congress and the Hispanic Business Alliance chose her as one of the Top Ten Most Influential Hispanic-Canadians.


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Ryan Bruce

Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
ryan.bruce@guelphhumber.ca

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Jerry Chomyn
BGS (Thompson Rivers University), MA (University of Guelph)
Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
jerry.chomyn@guelphhumber.ca

Jerry Chomyn is the former Program Head of Media Studies (retired) at the University of Guelph-Humber and is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. Chomyn has redeveloped the program curriculum to reflect a multi-disciplined, multi-platform approach to the theoretical and practical side of media studies. He has helped establish international partnerships with universities in Argentina, China, Germany, and Austria. Prior to this, Chomyn was the station manager, professor, and coordinator of the radio broadcasting program at Humber College. He wrote, presented and was successful in securing the first FM radio license for a college in Toronto. While at Humber, Chomyn won the Innovator of the Year Award and was named to the Radio Humber Hall of Fame. In the past seven years, UofGH Media Studies students have won more than 200 international awards.


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Mahwish Choudhry

Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
mahwish.choudhry@guelphhumber.ca

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