Lead researcher on
Claiming the New North: Development and Colonialism at the Pine Point Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada Jan 2012
Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada: Toward Social and Economic Prosperity Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
Environmental Justice Goes Underground? Historical Notes from Canadaâs Northern Mining Frontier Jan 2009
Mining and Northern Development: Towards a Historical Political Ecology Jan 2007 - Dec 2009
A History of Canada's National Parks, 1885-1935 Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Active Research Interests
Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada
A study of Aboriginal exclusion from Canada’s national parks
Tourism in the Canadian national parks system 1885-1935
A study of the Rocky Mountain photographer Byron Harmon
Past Research Interests
Co-authored with Peter Alagona and Yolanda Wiersma, “Past Imperfect: Using Historical Ecology and Baseline Data for Contemporary Conservation and Restoration Projects,” Environmental Philosophy (forthcoming in special issue on temporal environme
Co-authored with Arn Keeling, “Claiming the New North: Mining and Colonialism at the Pine Point Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada,” Environment and History Vol. 18, No. 1 (2012), 5-34.
“Nature’s Playgrounds: The Parks Branch and Tourism Promotion in the National Parks, 1911-1929,” for volume edited by Claire Campbell titled, A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011, (University of Calgary Press), 53-78.
Co-authored with Arn Keeling, “Shooting the Archives: Document Digitization for Historical-Geographical Collaboration,” History Compass Vol. 9, No. 5 (May 2011), 423-432.
Co-authored with Yolanda Wiersma, “Once there were so many: Animals as Ecological Baselines,” Environmental History Vol. 16,
Emerging Research Interests
Historical Pollution Issues in Northern Canada