For student advising on Cultural Studies, please contact Randi Warne.

Dr. Randi Warne

BA (Winnipeg), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Coordinator, Cultural Studies, Seton 326
Phone: 902-457-6280
Email: randi.warne@msvu.ca

Dr. Warne is an interdisciplinary scholar who has published internationally on gender theory, the material and idelogical conditions of knowledge production in the academy, and method and theory in the study of religion. Her ongoing interests include politics, gender, and religion; North American cultural history, including social reform movements; and material and popular culture. Dr. Warne is the Coordinator of the Graduate Women and Gender Studies program, and also the Coordinator of the undergraduate Cultural Studies program.

She regularly teaches core courses in Cultural Studies: CULS 1101 Cultural Studies: An Introduction; CULS 2201 Critical Debates: Regulating the Body; and the senior seminar, CULS 3301. Her other courses include CULS 3305 Subcultures. She also teaches RELS 2201 Evil; and a RELS/CULS 3380 special topics course Advanced Evil.

Laura Ritchie

Phone: 902-457-6290
Email: laura.ritchie@msvu.ca

Laura Ritchie is the Director/Curator of MSVU Art Gallery. She holds a BA in Art History from Mount Allison University and an MA in the same from Western University. She is a fellow of the Getty Leadership Institute’s NextGen, Executive Education for the Next Generation of Museum Leaders. Laura has worked in collections and exhibitions management and visual arts administration for and with such Canadian art organizations as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the New Brunswick Crafts Council, the New Brunswick Arts Board, Museum London, the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery and the Commonwealth Association of Museums. Laura was formerly the Head of Exhibitions and Collections Management at the Art Gallery of Alberta, and Curator at the Kelowna Art Gallery.