People

Faculty & Staff

Amy Vargas-Tonsi Associate Director Center for Canadian Studies
Work John Hope Franklin Center 2204 Erwin Road Box 90422 Durham NC 27705
Work Phone: 919.681.3262
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John Thompson Professor Emeritus Center for Canadian Studies
Work 331 Carr Building Box 90719 Durham NC 27705
Work Phone: 919.684.8102
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Deborah Reisinger Lecturer Center for Canadian StudiesRomance Studies
Work 106 Language Center Box 90257 Durham NC 27705
Work Phone: 919.660.8435
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Jane Moss Director and Visiting Professor Center for Canadian Studies
Work John Hope Franklin Center 2204 Erwin Road Box 90422 Durham NC 27705
Work Phone: 910.420.2624
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Stephen R. Kelly Associate Director and Visiting Professor of the Practice Center for Canadian StudiesSanford School of Public Policy
Work Phone: 919.681.7334
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Carson Holloway Librarian Center for Canadian StudiesPerkins & Lilly Libraries
Work Lilly Library Box 90725 Durham NC 27708
Work Phone: 919.660.5997
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Visiting Scholars

Current

Jane Koustas Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2013 Brock UniversityModern Languages and Literatures
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Bill Waiser Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2013 & 2011 University of SaskatchewanHistory
A specialist in western and northern Canadian history, Bill Waiser is A.S.
Morton Professor in the Department of History at the University of
Saskatchewan.
Bill has published over a dozen books–many of them award winners or
short-listed. Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion was a finalist for the 1997 Governor General’s literary award for non-fiction.
His All Hell Can’t Stop Us: The On-to-Ottawa Trek and Regina Riot won the 2003 Saskatchewan Book Award for non-fiction.  His most recent book, Tommy’s Team: The People behind the Douglas Years was short-listed for the Canadian Authors Association best book in Canadian History for 2011.  He is perhaps best known for his centennial history of the province, Saskatchewan: A New History.
Bill has been awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, elected a fellow of
the Royal Society of Canada, named a distinguished university professor, and granted a D.Litt.
Bill is a recreational runner who likes to garden, hike, and canoe.
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Marley Waiser Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2013 & 2011 National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada

Dr. Marley Waiser is a recently retired aquatic research scientist (formerly with the National Hydrology Research Institute, Environment Canada, Saskatoon, SK, CAN).  She obtained her Honours BSC from the Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, her MSc from the Department of Applied Microbiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, CAN and her PhD from the Department of Biological Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland.  Dr. Waiser’s research initially investigated phosphorus limitation of microbial communities in prairie wetlands and saline lakes.  Subsequently her research explored the biogeochemistry of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in prairie wetlands and saline lakes, carbon cycling and the relationship between DOC and hydrology in wetlands of the prairie pothole region.  Most recently, she has studied the effects of herbicide mixtures on wetland microbial communities.  As well she Dr. Waiser has also examined the effects of nutrients and pharmaceuticals on microbial communities as well as nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in effluent dominated prairie streams. Dr. Waiser currently is an adjunct professor in the Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences as well as the School of Environment and Sustainability, at the University of Saskatchewan. She is also a founding member of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Past

David Charles-Philippe Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2011 Université du Québec à MontréalRaoul Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies
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Sylvie Frigon Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2011 University of OttawaCriminology
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Lucie Hotte Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2011 University of OttawaFrench Department
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Louis Patrick Leroux Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2012 Concordia UniversityEnglish and French Studies
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Kenneth Meadwell Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2012 University of WinnipegFrench Studies
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Katherine Roberts Canadian Visiting Scholar, 2012 Wilfrid Laurier UniversityFrench and North American Studies
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Elisabeth Vallet Canadian Studies Visiting Scholar, 2011 Université du Québec à MontréalRaoul Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies
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