Director, Centre for Human Rights Research
Office: 228 St. John's College
Ph.D., York University
Canada; Western Canada; colonialism; transnationalism; migration; gender; sexuality
With Mary Jane Logan McCallum, Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City (University of Manitoba Press, 2018).
“Drinking Dispossession: Winnipeg, Shoal Lake 40, and Canada,” in Kiera Ladner and Myra Tait, eds., Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (Winnipeg, ARP, 2017) 261-273.
Aqueduct: Colonialism, Resources, and the Histories We Remember, (ARP Books, 2016).
with Lara Campbell and Tamara Myers, eds., Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women`s History, 7th edition (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016)
with Karen Dubinsky, Henry You (eds), Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History, (University of Toronto Press, 2015)
Colonial Relations: The Douglas-Connolly Family and the Nineteenth-Century Imperial World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015
“Historiography that Breaks Your Heart: Sylvia Van Kirk and the Writing of Feminist History,” in Robin Jarvis Brownlie and Valerie Korinek, eds., Finding a Way to the Heart: Feminist Writings on Aboriginal and Women’s History in Canada (Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Press, 2012) 81-97.
“'Is your Garden in England, Sir?' Nation, Empire, and Home in James Douglas’ Archive,” History Workshop Journal, number 70, Fall 2010, 67-85“Women, Racialized People, and the Making of the Liberal Order in northern North America,” in Jean-François Constant and Michel Ducharme, eds., Liberalism and Hegemony: Debating the Canadian Liberal Revolution (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2009).
“The Colonial Archive On Trial: Possession, Dispossession, and History in Delgamuukw v. British Columbia," in Antoinette Burton, ed., Archive Stories: Evidence, Experience, History (Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2005).On The Edge of Empire: Gender, Race, and the Making of British Columbia, 1849-1871 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001).