Janice Tulk

Senior Researcher, Prospect and Development

Janice Esther Tulk is the Senior Researcher, Prospect and Development in the Development Department at Cape Breton University. She has extensive experience in higher education as a researcher, administrator and instructor. Her areas of expertise are community-engaged research; research design and project management; Mi’kmaw music, history, culture, and ways of knowing; Indigenous tourism development and economic reconciliation; industrial soundscapes and expressive culture; and material culture, maker and DIY culture and fibre arts in Cape Breton. She holds a PhD in Ethnomusicology from Memorial University (2008), an MA (Music) from University of Alberta (2003) and a B.Mus (Hons) from Memorial University (2001). In 2015, she completed the Certificate in University and College Administration, Level I from the Centre for Higher Education Research and Development at University of Manitoba. Tulk has published on the topics of Mi’kmaw music and culture, Indigenous representation and Aboriginal business.

Expertise:

Mi’kmaw music, history, culture, and ways of knowing; Indigenous tourism development and economic reconciliation; industrial soundscapes and expressive culture; material culture, maker and DIY culture, and fibre arts in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia