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p-whitney-lackenbauerDr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer

 

Affiliation

Professor, St. Jerome’s University/University of Waterloo

Bio

P. Whitney Lackenbauer is a professor of history and co-director of the Centre for Foreign Policy and Federalism at St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo, Ontario, and Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group based in Yellowknife. His current research includes histories of Arctic sovereignty and security policies and practices since the Second World War, Aboriginal-state relations, and contemporary circumpolar affairs.

Select Publications

Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State (co-edited 2014)

A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North, 1870-1942 (edited 2014)

The Canadian Rangers: A Living History, 1942-2012 (2013)

Canada and the Changing Arctic: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship (co-authored 2011, French translation 2015)

Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North (co-authored 2008)

Awards

2015-2018 Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant — Project: Canadian-American Relations in the Cold War Arctic, 1946-72

2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards: Scholarly and Academic Book Award, Keith Matthews Award (Canadian Nautical Research Society), and John Lyman Book Award (North American Society for Oceanic History) for Canadian Naval and Maritime History for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939

2011-2015 Co-project lead, ArcticNet Research Grant (co-lead: Dr. Rob Huebert) — Project: The Emerging Arctic Security Environment: External and Internal Dimensions

2010 Fulbright Scholar. Center of Canadian Studies, The School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. — Project: Sovereignties, Security and Stewardship: Canadian-American Relations and the Arctic

2008 Donner Book Prize for best book on Canadian public policy for Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North with Ken Coates, Bill Morrison and Greg Poelzer

Graduate Supervision

Canadian history (military-diplomatic, war and society, political), Aboriginal-military relations, Northern/Arctic history, circumpolar affairs

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.lackenbauer.ca

Contact Information

Matt Baker, Senior Research Associate and Centre Coordinator
[email protected]
(519) 884-0710 ext. 2080

Mailing Address
LCMSDS
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3C5

Physical Address
232 King St. N. Waterloo, ON

Business Hours
Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

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