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Ivan Emke

Faculty and Staff

Ivan Emke, B.A. (Ohio State), M.A. (Windsor), Ph.D. (Carleton)

Phone: (709) 639-2392


Office: AS386B

Associate Professor – Social Cultural Studies

Facilitator for Internationalization


  • Rural development dynamics, with special focus on how communications affect development outcomes
  • Modern funeral services industry – how it is changing, who enters the profession and how we can understand the changes in our culture by looking at changes in funeral rituals
  • Intercultural competence, recognition and celebration of diversity, and integration of newcomers (including immigrants) with current residents in rural regions​

Chair, Social/Cultural Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS382
Phone: (709) 639-2384