Canadian Studies aims to connect scholars across Calfornia who engage in research or teaching on Canada, and build a statewilde pool of expertise on Canada. Our external academic affiliates engage in work on Canada but do not have an appointment at UC Berkeley.
Associate Professor of Instructional Design
College of Education and Health Services
Touro University, Vallejo
Dr. Barbour has extensive experience in K-12 and collegiate education in both Canada and the United States. He is the lead reseacher for the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada annual study.
Department of Anthropology
Professor Darwent is a zooarchaeologist who studies how humans adapt to arid, high Arctic and coastal ecosystems. She has conducted archaeological fieldwork from Alaska, the Canadian high Arctic, Nunavut, and Greenland.
Department of History
UC Santa Barbara
Dr. Henderson specializes in the history of gender and sexuality in Canada and the wider British Empire. His recent projects examine the debate over the implementation of settler self-government and its links to the re-criminalization of sex between men in the early 19th century.
Professor, Management of Complex Systems
School of Engineering
Dr. Keske is an economist and social scientist who studies sustainable food, energy, and waste systems. She has done extensive research on food security in Newfoundland and Labrador, and was previously an associate professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Linguistics and Language Development
San José State University
Professor Swan studies North American English dialects, including Pacific Northwest and Canadian English. Her research explores how linguistic variation relates to social identity.