Teaching & Research Interests
Tamara has been a full-time faculty member at Sheridan since 2006. She is currently teaching cross-college courses in world languages, mythology, travel narratives, composition and voice through the School of Communication and Literary Studies. Tamara has a BA in Linguistics, an MA in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, and a Cambridge Diploma in Teaching English to Adults.
Tamara enjoys teaching and conceptualizing new, creative courses that focus on diversity and global awareness. She has designed courses on world languages, travel narratives and critical perspectives on voice. Her research interests also include endangered languages, ethnography and trans-cultural movement practices, such as yoga and dance.
- World languages and cultures, critical perspectives on voice, travel narratives, world mythology
- Advancing knowledge of linguistic and cultural diversity through myth, ethnography and travel literature; critically examining all facets of voice and its appropriation; raising awareness of and developing solutions for the support of endangered languages.