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.
Catherine Koonar (Director) is a historian of capitalism and food history in the United States. She received her PhD in history at the University of Toronto. Her current book project investigates the history of US capitalism through the lens of the Hershey Chocolate Company and its namesake town of Hershey, Pennsylvania.