Asher Ghaffar


PhD (ABD), Social and Political Thought, York University
MES, York University
BA, English Language and Literature, University of Western Ontario

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

Business Communication; World Literature; Continental Thought; Rhetoric and Composition; Poetry; Twentieth-century anticolonial thought.

Asher Ghaffar is an award-winning writer and scholar who has taught courses in the social sciences and humanities for over a decade. He served as the Coordinator of the Writing Centre at the University of Calgary where he worked closely with business students. Asher later joined the University of Saskatchewan as a full-time faculty member of Rhetorical Communication and Principal Investigator at the Ron and Jane Graham School of Professional Development. In addition to working as an inaugural faculty member at IBU, Asher also currently serves as a Specialist in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Toronto Metropolitan University and a Lecturer at OCADU.

Muslims in World Literature: Political Philosophy and Continental Thought (Under Contract, Routledge)

Editor, History, Imperialism, Critique: New Essays in World Literature (Routledge, 2018)

Wasps in a Golden Dream Hum a Strange Music, (ECW Press, 2009)