Anthropology of tourism, environmental anthropology, colonialism, Western Canada, national parks, historical anthropology, affect, place and space
MA, Social Anthropology, York University, 2010
BA, Double Major Anthropology and English, University of Alberta, 2006
Supervisor: Carole Blackburn
Conference Papers and Publications:
2011 “Bagging Peaks and Busting Trails: Place-Making in the Canadian Rockies” Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Calgary, AB.
2011 “Whose Nature? Canadian Identity, Colonialism, and Banff National Park” Canadian Anthropology Society Meetings. Fredericton, NB.
2011 “Why Backpack? Practicing Eco-Tourism, Playing ‘Primitive’ and Seeking Wilderness Adventure” presented at the UBC Anthropology Graduate Conference, March 19, 2011
2009 “Finding the Field Along the Great Divide” Presented at the York University Social Anthropology Graduate Conference, Nov. 21, 2009.