JHI Working Groups, 2021-2022

During each academic year, the JHI sponsors interdisciplinary working groups composed of graduate students and faculty who conduct research or engage in other scholarly exchange. To learn more about each group and/or to request to join a group visit the Working Groups information page.  The groups for 2021-22 are:

Bridging Disciplines in Manuscript Studies (renewal)

  • Florian Mueller, Ph.D. cand., German
  • Adam Cohen, FAS Art History

Jesuit History Research Group (renewal)

  • Andreas Motsch, FAS French
  • Jean-Olivier Richard, SMC Christianity & Culture
  • Fr. Thomas Worcester, Regis College

Manufacture of Consensus: A Critical Examination of Government Approaches to COVID-19 Recommendations (new in 2021)

  • Brian Baigrie, FAS Institute for History & Philosophy of Science & Technology

The Politics of Labour: An Interdisciplinary Approach (new in 2021)

  • Emily Halliwell-MacDonald, Ph.D. cand., Political Science
  • Emily Nacol, FAS Political Science

Practicing Dialogue (new in 2021)

  • Laura Colantoni, FAS Spanish & Portuguese
  • Ana-Teresa Pérez Leroux, FAS Linguistics and Spanish & Portuguese

Public Writing in the Humanities (new in 2021)

  • Christy Anderson, FAS Art History

Rethinking Policing, Penality, and Pandemic (renewal)

  • Rosalind Hampton, OISE Social Justice Education
  • Vannina Sztainbok, OISE Social Justice Education

Tamil Studies: A Discipline in Motion (renewal)

  • Mark Balmforth, postdoc, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
  • Stephanie Duclos-King, FAS Study of Religion
  • Jesse Pruitt, Ph.D. cand., Study of Religion
  • Bhavani Raman, UTSC Historical & Cultural Studies
  • Srilata Raman, FAS Study of Religion
  • Kristina Rogahn, Ph.D. student, Study of Religion

Visualizing Cultures of the Circumpolar North (new in 2021)

  • Mark Cheetham, FAS Art History
  • Isabelle Gapp, postdoctoral fellow, FAS Art History