Dr. Jamie Paris

Assistant Professor of English for Corpus Christi College and Saint Mark's College

English Co-ordinator, Corpus Christi College

Teaching Areas

English Literature, Academic Writing, Drama and Film, Early Modern Literature and Culture, and First Nation's Literature and Culture


Dr. Paris has two major research areas. His work on early modern literature and culture focuses primarily on issues of race, religion, and gender in early modern drama.

His research on contemporary literature focuses primarily on Canadian literature, with a focus on non-dominative masculinities in Black and First Nation's literature and culture.


Ph.D., English, University of British Columbia (2008-2015)

M.A. English, University of Regina (2008-2010)

B.A. (Double Major Honours, Student of Highest Distinction) English and Philosophy, University of Winnipeg (2000-2008)

Select Publications

(Forthcoming) “Bad Blood, Black Desires: On the Fragility of Whiteness in Middleton’s and Rowley’s The Changeling.” Early Theatre. 28 MS.PP, 2020.

“‘What Conditions will not miserable men accept?’: Hegemonic Masculinity in John Lyly’s Galatea.” Renaissance and Reformation. 43.1 (2020): 81-103.

“‘Men break when things like that happen’: Indigenous Masculinities in Katherena Vermette’s The Break.” Canadian Literature 239 (2019): 68-84.

With Mike Borkent (UBC). “Asymmetric Digital Collaboration and Collective Authorship: On Digital Genres and Writing Processes for CanLit Guides.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online] (2016): n.pag. Web 31 March 2016. http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/306/410.

“Flipped Marking and Plagiarism Avoidance in a Digital Age: Rethinking marking as a scholarly community development tool.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online] (2014): n.pag. Web 13 July 2014. http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/272/324.