Joseph Shea-Carter | College of Arts

Joseph Shea-Carter

PhD Candidate
School of English and Theatre Studies

Joseph Shea-Carter is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Guelph who studies contemporary avant-garde queer poetics emanating from underground Canadian literary circles and the potential role they can play in disrupting or unsettling prescriptive ontological & epistemological frameworks within post-secondary learning spaces. Their research interests also include sound studies, critical approaches to pedagogy, and the relationship(s) between art and politics. 

They were awarded the 2022 College of Arts Teaching Excellency Award for teaching "Literature & Social Change" and have contributed to the literary magazine, The Puritan. They received their BA and MA from The University of Toronto where they studied English and Philosophy.