Assistant Professor of History and Canadian Studies
The University of Maine
154 College Ave. Orono, ME 04473
- Ph.D University of Cambridge 2010
- M.Phil University of Cambridge 2006
- B.A. (Hon) University of Alberta 2005
- Arctic and circumpolar history
- Canadian history
- Environmental history
- History of exploration, science, and travel
- Cultural and intellectual history of northern Canadian exploration
- Environmental history of northern fur trapping in the twentieth century
- CAN 101: Introduction to Canadian Studies
- HTY 398: Furs, Frontiers, and Fame: North American Exploration
Recent and Forthcoming Publications:
- “Many Tiny Traces: Antimodern Anxieties and Colonial Intimacies in the Canadian North.” In Environmental History of Northern Canada, eds. Brad Martin and Stephen Bocking. Calgary: University of Calgary Press (forthcoming).
- “Toward an Early Twentieth-Century Canadian Culture of Arctic Exploration.” In North by Degree: Arctic Exploration and Its Impact on Society, eds. Robert Peck and Susan Kaplan. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society (forthcoming)
- Review of William F. Althoff, Arctic Mission: 90 North by Airship and Submarine for Isis (forthcoming)
- Review of Laurel Sefton Macdowell, An Environmental History of Canada and Neil Forkey, Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-First Century for Canadian Historical Review (forthcoming)
- “Squaring Borders and Bioregions in Canadian History: Practical Strategies for Transboundary and Transnational Research.“ Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE), June 2013.
- “From Exploration to Climate Change: Northern History in the Anthropocene.” ActiveHistory.ca blog, May, 2013
- “Controlling Animals” (with Jennifer Bonnell, Susan Nance, and Jessica Wang). Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE) blog, March, 2013
- ‘Northwest Passage,” Encyclopedia of Sustainability, vol. 8, The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability, eds. Sara Gabrielle Beavis, Michael Dougherty, and Tirso Gonzales. Great Barrington, MA: Berskshire Publishing Group, 2012. 210-14.