University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - Institute for the Humanities - Staff

 The Director of the Institute for the Humanities is Dr Hee-Jung Serenity Joo.


Dr Paul Jenkins is the Program Developer/Coordinator & Assistant to the Director.

Please contact the Institute for the Humanities by phone on 204 474 9599, by email at, or visit us in person in 407 Tier Building.

  The Institute for the Humanities Board of Management

The Board of Management of the Institute for the Humanities assists and advises the Director, approves the budget, and selects the research affiliates and clusters.
All members of the Board are faculty members at the University of Manitoba.
The Board of Management meets at least twice a year.


Mark Hudson (Sociology)

Erin Keating (English, Theatre, Film and Media)

Karin James (German & Slavic)

Fabiana Li (Anthropology)

Michael Sampson (Classics)

Heidi Marx  (Religion)

Jorge Nallim (History)

Annette Desmarais (Sociology)

Jocelyn Thorpe (Women’s & Gender; History)

Russell Field (Kinesiology & Recreation)

Michelle Honeyford (Education)

Gordon Fitzell (Desautels Faculty of Music)