I’m a child of the Pennsylvania woods cast into the Saskatchewan prairie.

I am currently a PhD candidate in the History Department at the University of Saskatchewan. I study comparative American and Canadian environmental history. A park scholar and enthusiast, my dissertation is a comparative history of Canadian provincial parks and American state parks, focusing on Idaho, Alberta, Ontario, and Pennsylvania.

I am a sessional instructor in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan. I am the social media editor for the Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE) and an assistant in the Historical GIS Lab at the University of Saskatchewan.

I am the former editor for the magazine Folklore: Saskatchewan’s History Personified for the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society.

We are more than our disciplines, and I hope to ramble about music and feminism and politics and such as well.

2 thoughts on “About

  1. hello, i am interested in publications on the lakota history in SK, and their movements after the
    majority of the people went back to the USA in 1881_


    1. Hello Edmond,

      I recommend contacting Claire Thomson, she is completing her PhD on Lakota History and also completed an MA on the subject, she is a PhD Candidate at the University of Alberta, her email address is cmthomso@ualberta.ca.



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