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MemberA. David Lewis

…MCPHS University…

Dr. A. David Lewis is a college educator and comics studies scholar, most recently co-editing Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation with Martin Lund. He is also the co-editor of Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels as well as Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age. Dr. Lewis also serves on the board of NuDay Syria and has expanded his work to include the field of Graphic Medicine, specifically the representation of cancer in comics narratives.

MemberRosario Arias

Professor of English Literature at the University of Málaga (Spain). Rosario Arias read English at the University of Málaga and in 1992 undertook ERASMUS-funded studies at Keele University, UK. In 1995 she was awarded a doctoral scholarship, completing her PhD in 2001. After holding a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 2001, and a visiting research fellowship at Brunel University, UK in 2002. She gained a tenured position at the University of Málaga in 2003. Since 2016 Rosario Arias is Professor of English Literature at the University of Málaga (Spain).

MemberAntonio Luciano Tosta

Luciano Tosta is Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Kansas. Before joining the faculty at KU, he taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his graduate studies at Brown University, Dr. Tosta taught at Harvard University, Boston University, and Rhode Island College. He received Harvard University’s Certificate of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching, and featured on the University of Illinois’s List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. In Brazil he taught at the Federal and State Universities of Bahia.

MemberDouglas W. Hayes

Professional Experience   Acting Graduate Coordinator, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2020 Acting Assistant Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lakehead University, 2018 Associate Professor (tenured), Department of English, Lakehead University, 2010–Present Visiting Professor, Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, 2008, 2009 Graduate Coordinator, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2009-12 Assistant Professor, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2007–2010 Chair of Graduate Council (equivalent to Dean of Graduate Studies), Winona State University, 2005–2007 Associate Professor (tenured), Department of English, Winona State University, 2005–2007  Assistant Professor, Department of English, Winona State University, 2001–2005 Lecturer, Department of English, University of Toronto, 2000–2001  Instructor, Division of Humanities, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1999–2000 

MemberDalal Musaed Alsayer

Dalal is an Assistant Professor of Architecture in the College of Architecture at Kuwait University.  Her research lies at the intersection of architecture, development aid, and environmentalism in the context of the Middle East and North Africa during the twentieth century. Dalal holds a professional Bachelor of Architecture from Kuwait University; a post-professional Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), Columbia University; a Master in Design Studies, concentrating in Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology, from the Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University; and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Architecture from the Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania. She has taught at Kuwait University and the University of Pennsylvania.