Research Associates

Research Associates participate in the intellectual and creative life of Sensorium, submit and administer grants through the Centre, and/or are active in a research cluster, and in organizing workshops and conferences.

Robert Allison

Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering

Rob obtained his Ph.D. in Biology from York University in 1998. His research interests include: psychophysical and computational methods to study depth perception in natural and virtual environments; the design of the human-computer interface for virtual reality and simulator systems; machine vision; the measurement and analysis of eye movements and related applications; and the measurement and perception of human motion.

Amnon Buchbinder

Amnon Buchbinder

Associate Professor, Screenwriting

Amnon Buchbinder is a filmmaker and author whose research presently focuses on the development of a new theory of story and anti-story. His book, The Way of the Screenwriter, reinterpreting the craft from both a philosophical and practical point of view, has been widely acclaimed by working screenwriters.

Mary Bunch

Assistant Professor In Cinema and Media Arts

Dr. Mary Bunch is an Assistant Professor In Cinema and Media Arts. She is also affiliated with Theatre Studies, the Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies, and Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA).

Caitlin Fisher

Caitlin Fisher

Associate Professor, Cinema & Media Arts

Caitlin Fisher is a co-founder of the Future Cinema Lab and director of the Augmented Reality Lab in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York. She is also an executive member of HASTAC – Humanities Arts, Science, Technology Advanced Collaboratory.

Jennifer Fisher

Associate Professor, Visual Art & Art History

Jennifer Fisher is an art historian, critic and curator whose research focuses on exhibition and display practices, contemporary art, performance, feminist epistemology, affect theory and the aesthetics of the non-visual senses. She is editor of the anthology Technologies of Intuition (2006) and co-editor of special issues of Senses and Society: The Senses and Art (2012) and PUBLIC: Civic Spectacle (2012). 

Ian Garrett

Associate Professor, Theatre

Ian Garrett is a designer, producer and administrator for live performance and innovative arts infrastructure. Co-founder of the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, coordinator for sustainability at World Stage Design, and resident designer at the Indy Convergence, he also serves as vice-chair of the board of trustees for DanceUSA.

David Gelb

Assistant Professor, Design

David Gelb’s research is focused on both design and education, exploring the potential of technology-enhanced learning and interactive design education within a graphic design context. His writings include “Course Co-Creation vs. Course Management: Wikis as a Potential Alternative to Traditional Learning Management Systems” in Wired for Learning (2009).

John Greyson

Associate Professor, Film Production

John Greyson is a filmmaker, video artist, writer and activist whose productions have won accolades at festivals around the world. The recipient of the Toronto Arts Award for Film/Video and Bell Canada Video Art Award, his feature productions include the “documentary-opera” Fig Trees (2009), Proteus (2003), The Law of Enclosures (2000), the docudrama Uncut (1997), Lilies (1996) and AIDS musical Zero Patience (1993).