Department: Unama'ki College
Katie is a social anthropologist with a research background in Indigenous-settler relations, Indigenous research ethics, and Acadian-Mi’kmaq relations in Nova Scotia. She holds a MA in Anthropology from Carleton University and a BA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University. She is currently completing her dissertation to receive her PhD in Anthropology from Dalhousie University. At Unama’ki College, Katie is responsible for Indigenous and intercultural research, learning, advocacy, and education driven by community priorities as well as the administration of Mi’kmaq Ethics Watch. Katie also teaches courses in Sociology, Anthropology, and Community Studies in the School of Arts and Social Sciences.
Indigenous-settler relations, Indigenous research ethics, and Acadian-Mi�kmaq relations, Acadian identities, Minority language retention, Acadian nationalism, ethnohistory, ethnography, qualitative research