André Loiselle




André Loiselle is Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and teaches film studies. Loiselle holds a PhD from the Department of Theatre and Film at UBC. He joined STU in 2018 after twenty years at Carleton University, where he taught film and held several administrative positions, including Assistant Vice-President (Academic).


His main areas of research are Canadian and Québécois cinema, theatricality in cinema and the horror film. He has published almost fifty refereed articles and chapters in anthologies, as well as a dozen books, including Cinema of Pain: On Quebec’s Nostalgic Screen (2020, with Liz Czach), Theatricality in the Horror Film (2019), The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul (2015, with Gina Freitag), Stages of Reality: Theatricality in Cinema (2012, with Jeremy Maron), Denys Arcand’s ‘Le Déclin de l’empire américain’ and ‘Les Invasions barbares’ (2008), and Cinema as History: Michel Brault and Modern Quebec (2007). He is currently co-editor with Liz Czach of The Canadian Journal of Film Studies.