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Terri Tomsky, PhD

Associate Professor


English and Film Studies

About Me

Terri Tomsky works in the field of post / de-colonial studies, trauma studies, cultural memory, surveillance studies, human rights, and contemporary literatures. She is currently completing a book manuscript about human rights advocacy and the cultural narratives about the Guantánamo prison. She is also working on another project, "Imagining Justice After Globalization" about the cultural mediations of the International Criminal Tribunals at The Hague, funded by a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2017-2020). 


Post-/ De-colonial Theory & Theories of Globalization and Cosmopolitanism

Cultural Memory Studies and Trauma Theory

The Global War on Terror, especially the Guantanamo Military Complex 

Human Rights Literary Culture

Genocide Studies

Surveillance Studies, radicalized surveillance

Migration Studies 

Contemporary British Literature

20th Century Critical Social Theory 

Post-socialist Europe

Feminist thought--all the waves