Katie MacLeod


Katie is a social anthropologist whose research explores the intersections of language, ethnicity, and culture in Atlantic Canada; with particular attention to Acadian, Mi’kmaw, and Métis culture and identities 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. Her SSHRC-funded doctoral research explores the role of Acadian women, and gender more broadly, in the development and reproduction of culture, tradition, and language among Acadians in Nova Scotia. Katie teaches courses in Sociology, Anthropology, and Community Studies in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Expertise: Acadian identities, minority language retention, ethnicity, nationalism, ethnohistory, ethnography, qualitative research, Indigenous-settler relations, Indigenous research ethics, and Acadian-Mi’kmaq relations


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