Media

In alphabetical order

Lyle Dick, Independant scholar
Parks Canada, national historic sites, and the Canadian Museum of History

Dr. Lyle Dick is a past CHA President and has published extensively in the fields of Arctic, Canadian, and American history and historiography. In 2012, following a 35-year career with Parks Canada, he became the principal of Lyle Dick History and Heritage in Vancouver. He recently served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and on advisory committees for the Canadian Museum of History and the National Capital Commission in Ottawa. His work stresses the importance of local knowledge and respect for diversity as key components of cultural survival, for both small communities and Canada.

Fluency: English

Steven High, Concordia University
Oral history, urban heritage

Steven is Professor of History at Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling. He is an interdisciplinary oral and public historian with a strong interest in transnational approaches to working-class studies, forced migration, and community-engaged research. He has headed a number of major research projects, most notably the prize-winning “Life Stories of Montrealers Displaced by War, Genocide and Other Human Rights Violations,” and is currently leading the transnational SSHRC-funded partnership project “Deindustrialization & the Politics of Our Time.” 

Fluency: English

Pierre Lavoie, Yale University
Cultural heritage, popular culture and media

Pierre Lavoie is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of American Studies at Yale University (FRQSC). His recent work focuses on public memory and cultural heritage in a transnational and migratory context. He is particularly interested in the cultural and memory legacy of labour migration from Quebec to the United States on both sides of the border and how media celebrity and popular arts contribute to the mediation of collective identifications. He can be heard and read frequently on the air (Aujourd'hui l'histoire, Ici Radio-Canada Première) and in newspapers (Le Devoir).

Fluency: English and French

Nicole Neatby, Saint Mary’s University
Library and Archives Canada

Nicole Neatby has published in the fields of women’s history and Quebec history. Her research interests also focus on public history, including the history of the Quebec government’s tourism promotion and North American travel writers’ expectations about and reactions to the province. She has recently helped lead the CHA’s advocacy efforts on the crucial issues surrounding libraries and archives.

Fluency: English and French

Desaree Rosskopf, Centre des arts visuels de Clarington
Mémoire collective et commémoration ; les guerres mondiales ; l'histoire militaire du Canada après 1945

Desaree Rosskopf se spécialise dans l'histoire militaire canadienne de 1914 à nos jours, en mettant l'accent sur son impact sur la mémoire collective et la commémoration. Elle est titulaire d'une maîtrise en histoire de la Western University et est coordinatrice de l'enseignement au Centre des arts visuels de Clarington.

Langue d'expression : l'anglais

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