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Burke Cullen

English Literature

Burke Cullen

Dr. Burke Cullen received his PhD in English Literature from U of T, his MA from UBC and his BA (Hons) from Carleton. His research interests include English Composition, Canadian Literature, Canadian Folk Music, and Professional Communication. During his graduate work he studied under W.J. Keith, W.H. New, and Sherrill Grace. His thesis carved out the first full-length study of British Columbia fiction, and he has published and presented on a range of Canadian figures, including Douglas Coupland, Ethel Wilson, and Malcolm Lowry. As well as teaching the first-year English composition and literature courses in the Glenn Gould School, Burke Cullen is a full-time professor at Seneca@York, where he also recently served as Seneca’s Academic Liaison for York University’s partnered Programme in Professional Writing. He has been with the RCM for 15 years.

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