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Name Karen Pike
School School of Language and Communications Studies
Program

BBA – Accounting, Audit, and Information Technology 

BBA – International Business Management (Honours) 

BA-HIS – Applied Health Information Science (Honours) 

BCCJ – Community and Criminal Justice 

BEPH – Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations

Ph.D. University of Toronto, Department of Comparative Literature 

Member of the National Council of Teachers and CCCC
Title Professor
Courses Taught

ENGL71000 Academic Communications 

BCCJ – Community and Criminal Justice 

BA-HIS – Applied Health Information Science (Honours) 

BBA – International Business Management (Honours) 

BBA – Accounting, Audit, and Information Technology 

BEPH – Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours) 

ENGL72000 Professional Communications, degree-level business communications 

BBA – International Business Management (Honours) 

ENGL72200 Desire in Literature 

Breadth elective, all degree programs
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Critical thinking and composition 

  • Popular culture narratives in a variety of media 

  • Administration at the faculty and classroom level

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Literature and communications professor at a variety of colleges and universities over the past 25 years.   

  • Department coordinator, first for degree and technical communications courses and for the past two years for all communications courses.   

  • Active member of the CCCC through which I stay current regarding the latest studies on effective adult education in the communications field.

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Course creation:  COMM1085, ENGL71000, ENGL72000, ENGL71200, currently working on a literature elective on popular culture. 

Publications:   

Pike, K.H. (2010). Theories of the Fantastic: Postmodernism, Game Theory, and Modern Physic. T-Space, UTPress.  

Pike, K.H. (1998) Bitextual Pleasures: Camp, Parody, and the Fantastic Film.”  Film Literature Quarterly. Bowling Green, KY



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