Senior Researcher, Prospect & Development
Alumni & Development
Janice Esther Tulk is the Senior Researcher, Prospect & Development in the Development Department at Cape Breton University. She has extensive experience in the higher education industry as a researcher, administrator, and instructor. Her areas of expertise include community-engaged research; research design and project management; folklore, music, and culture; and Indigenous history, culture, and ways of knowing. 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 & Development at University of Manitoba. Tulk has published extensively on the topics of Mi’kmaw music and culture, Indigenous representation, and Aboriginal business. She is the recipient of a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship, a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, and an Achievement in Community Excellence (ACE) Award from the City of Corner Brook.