Professor, Faculty of Arts - History, Classics, & Religion Dept
2-37 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NWEdmonton ABT6G 2H4
Broadly speaking, the questions driving my research seek to understand how invisible, intangible, and abiotic elements of other-than-human nature—whether pathogens, rocks and minerals, energy, climate and ice—are powerful agents in our past. I explore these questions primarily in the context of the lands that are now northern and western Canada, which has led me to engage with histories of settler colonialism, industrialization, infrastructure, pollution, environmental activism, and resource politics.
The causes, impacts, and experiences of disease in human history.
Introduction to the basic concepts of historical inquiry and techniques of research and writing in History. Course includes lectures and discussions. Required for History majors. Prerequisite: A previous course in History or consent of the Department.
Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.
Historiographical course focused on one of the department's designated graduate fields of study. May be repeated for credit when course content differs. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Cambridge University Press. 2023 August; 10.1017/9781009320924
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. 2021 September; 38 (2):285-319 10.3138/cbmh.491-112020
Journal of Northern History. 2020 June; 13 (2):17-41
Jon Clapperton, Liza Piper
University of Calgary Press. 2019 January;
L. Piper and H. Green
Canadian Historical Review. 98 (3):532-567
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