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Board of Directors

Audra A. Diptee (Managing Director) is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Carleton University.  She earned her Ph.D. (history) at the University of Toronto.  Her work explores the methods of Critical Applied History and covers common themes in both Africa and the Caribbean.  She is particularly interested in issues related to children and childhood in the global south, gender, historical memory, slavery, and race relations.  She has published work in each of these areas including a monograph, edited works, and several articles.

Tracey Lynn Thompson (Director) serves as the Director and Public Historian at the Oral and Public History Institute at the University of the Bahamas.  She was granted a Ph.D. (history) from the University of Toronto and a Juris Doctor from the Columbia University School of Law.  Her work, to date, includes writings on public history, curriculum development, and several multi-media projects.

David V. Trotman (Director) is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at York University.  He earned his Ph.D. (history) from The Johns Hopkins University.  His publications cover a range of themes on historical memory, public history, as well as crime and policing.  He has held an extensive number of administrative positions and is affliated with the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University.


Advisory Board


Advisory Board

Jean-Pierre Morin is the Departmental Historian and Senior Policy Advisor at Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.  He specializes in the history of Treaties and the historical relationship between Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian Government, using in-depth historical research findings to advise and assist in the penning of forthcoming government policies surrounding Aboriginal issues.

Monica Eileen Patterson is an Assistant Professor with the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University. She received her doctorate in Anthropology and History and has a certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Michigan.  As a scholar, curator, and activist, she is particularly interested in the intersections of memory, childhood, and violence in postcolonial Africa, and the ways in which they are represented and engaged in contemporary public spheres.

Candace Clare Sobers is an Assistant Professor with Global and International Studies at Carleton University.  She earned her M.Sc. at the London School of Economics and her Ph.D. (history) at the University of Toronto.  Her writings include work on foreign policy analysis, intelligence studies, revolutionary theory, and international history.  She has also worked in both international development and film and television production.


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