Katie MacLeod

Program Development Consultant

Dr. Katie MacLeod has a research background in rural communities, Indigenous relations, ethnic and linguistic minority issues, and community development. She holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University, a MA in Anthropology from Carleton University and a BA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University. Her research interests include rural social infrastructure, local food economy and food security, and social and cultural reproduction. She brings community-based experience working in rural Nova Scotia and a background in research administration to her role at the Cape Breton Medical Campus. She also teaches courses in anthropology, sociology, and community studies.


Indigenous-settler relations, Indigenous research ethics, and Acadian-Mi�kmaq relations, Acadian identities, Minority language retention, Acadian nationalism, ethnohistory, ethnography, qualitative research