I received my B.A. (Political Science) from the University of Massachusetts and my M.A. (Canadian history) from the University of Maine. I took my Ph.D. at Queen's University and wrote my thesis in Canadian environmental history. I teach courses in Canadian Studies and on the History of Canada.
Recent Publication: Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-First Century (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012), 168 pages.
Interviewed by Dr. Sean Kheraj for Nature's Past Podcast, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE), November 2012,
Publication: Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier: Environment, Society, and Culture in the Trent Valley (University of Calgary Press, 2003).
Courses regularly taught:
Canadian Studies 101: Introduction to Canada
Canadian Studies 201: Canadian-American Relations
Canadian Studies 202: Quebec
History 203: Early Canada
History 204: Modern Canada
First Year Program: Identity and Belonging in the St. Lawrence Valley
First Year Seminar: Canadian Environmentalism