Ann-Barbara is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA, MA, PhD) and the Institute for Management and Leadership in Higher Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education (MIE). Ann- Barbara has been at NSCAD University since 2014, she is also adjunct faculty in the Graduate Department of English at Dalhousie University. Ann-Barbara is a feminist scholar of the nineteenth century. She focuses on critical theory, particularly evolutionary metaphorics and the production of hegemonic narratives of Englishness, and digital humanities.
Ann-Barbara’s current research has focused strategies for confronting systemic racism in the academy and removing barriers to participation for historically under represented populations.