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Whitney Lackenbauer

  • Killam Visiting Scholar
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Biography

P. Whitney Lackenbauer is the Killam Visiting Scholar at the University of Calgary for the fall 2017 term. He is a professor of history and co-director of the Centre for Foreign Policy and Federalism at St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo, adjunct professor with the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies at Trent University, and Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. He is a research fellow with the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies and the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary.  He also sits on the Arctic Security Working Group and is a frequent consultant to various government departments and non-governmental organizations on Arctic affairs.

He was a Fulbright Fellow at the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in 2010 and a Canadian International Council Research Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in 2008-09.  He co-led the Emerging Arctic Security Environment project through ArcticNet (2010-15) and was co-chair of the Munk School-Gordon Foundation Arctic Peoples and Security program (2011-13).

 

Research Interests:

Canadian Arctic policy, sovereignty, security, and governance issues

Modern Canadian (post 1914) political, military and diplomatic history

Circumpolar affairs

Indigenous-state relations in Canada. 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

2017     China’s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, forthcoming November. (With Frédéric Lasserre, James Manicom, and Adam Lajeunesse.)

2015     Vigilans: The 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group. Foreword by Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper. Yellowknife: 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group. 198 pp.

2013     The Canadian Rangers: A Living History.  Vancouver: UBC Press. xviii,  618 pp.         Shortlisted for the 2014 J.W. Dafoe book prize.

 

2011     Canada and the Changing Arctic: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship.  Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. xxx, 301 pp. (With Franklyn Griffiths and Rob Huebert, forewords by Bill Graham and Hugh Segal.) 

 

            Translated into French as Le Canada et l’Arctique. Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2015. 424 pp.

 

2010     A Commemorative History of Aboriginal People in the Canadian Military.  Ottawa: Department of National Defence. iv, 189 pp. (With John Moses, Scott Sheffield, and Maxime Gohier.) E-book available online at http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/pub/boo-bro/abo-aut/index-eng.asp.

 

2009     From Polar Race to Polar Saga: An Integrated Strategy for Canada and the Circumpolar World.  Foreign Policy for Canada’s Tomorrow No. 3. Toronto: Canadian International Council. 93 pp. Available online at: http://dspace.africaportal.org/jspui/bitstream/123456789/23860/ 1/From%20polar%20race%20to%20polar%20saga.pdf?1.

 

2008     Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North. Toronto: Thomas Allen & Son Ltd. xiii, 261 pp. (With Ken Coates, Bill Morrison, and Greg Poelzer.) Winner of the 2009 Donner Prize – the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian.

 

2007     Battle Grounds: The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands.  Vancouver: UBC Press. xviii, 350 pp.

 

Edited Books

 

2017     Roots of Entanglement: Essays in Native-Newcomer Relations. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. xxiii, 539 pp.  (With Myra Rutherdale and Kerry Abel.)

 

2017     One Arctic: The Arctic Council and Circumpolar Governance. Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee.  xii, 218 pp. (With Heather Nicol and Wilfrid Greaves.)

 

2017     Two Years Below the Horn: A Canadian’s Experiences in Antarctica, 1944-46, by Andrew Taylor. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press. xl, 436 pp. (With Daniel Heidt.)

 

2017     Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Operations, 1945-2015: Historical and Contemporary Lessons Learned. Fredericton: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. xli, 491 pp. (With Adam Lajeunesse.) E-book available online at http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/ centres/gregg/what/publications/CdnArcticOps2017.pdf

 

2014     A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North, 1870-1942, by Gordon W. Smith. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.  xxxii, 573 pp. Winner of the 2014 John Lyman Book Award (North American Society for Oceanic History) and Keith Matthews Award for 2015 (Canadian Nautical Research Society), and 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards: Scholarly and Academic Book Award. E-book available online at http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/bitstream/1880/50251/1/UofCPress_HistoricalLegalStudy_2014.pdf.  

 

2014     Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. viii, 458 pp. (With Yale Belanger.)  Selected as one of the Hill Times’ 100 Best Political Books of 2015.

 

2013     Canada’s Rangers: Selected Stories, 1942-2012. Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press. xv, 242 pp.

 

2012     De-Icing Required: The Canadian Air Force’s Experience in the Arctic. Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series No.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre. xiv, 151 pp. (With Major W.A. March.) E-version available online at

            http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/CFAWC/eLibrary/pubs/SicIturAdAstra-Vol4_e.pdf.

 

2011     Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives. Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press. ii, 448 pp. E-version available online at http://cpmss.synergiesprairies.ca/cpmss/index.php/cpmss/issue/view/1.

 

2007     Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Canadian and International Perspectives. Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press. v, 326 pp. (With Craig Mantle and Scott Sheffield.)

 

2007     Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives. Kingston: CDA Press. xxv, 267 pp. (With Craig Mantle.)

 

2004     The Hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau: The Faith Behind the Politics.  Ottawa: Novalis. 209 pp. (With Richard Gwyn and John English.)

 

2002     An Inside Look at External Affairs During the Trudeau Years: The Memoirs of Mark MacGuigan. Foreword by Paul Martin. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. xxiv, 208 pp.

 

2002     Mackenzie King: Citizenship and Community. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio.  xii, 256 pp. (With John English and Kenneth McLaughlin.)

 

Document Collections

 

2017     HMCS Labrador: An Operational History. Arctic Operational History Series, vol. 1. Antigonish: Mulroney Institute on Government. xxvii, 106 pp. (With Adam Lajeunesse and Lieutenant(N) Jason Delaney.) 

 

2017     Northern Skytrails: Perspectives on the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Arctic from the Pages of The Roundel, 1949-65. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 10. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism/Arctic Institute of North America. xl, 254 pp. (With Richard Goette.)  E-book available online at https://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcass10.pdf .

 

2017     Arctic Show Trial: The Trial of Alikomiak and Tatamigana. Introduced by Ken Coates and William R. Morrison. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 9. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism/Arctic Institute of North America. xxi, 183 pp. (With Kristopher Kinsinger.)  E-book available online at https://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcass9.pdf.

 

2016     Lessons in Arctic Operations: The Canadian Army Experience, 1945-1956. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 7. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism/Arctic Institute of North America. xxvii, 233 pp. (With Peter Kikkert.)  E-book available online at https://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcassv7.pdf.

 

2016     Canada’s Northern Strategy under the Harper Conservatives: Key Speeches and Documents on Sovereignty, Security, and Governance, 2006-15. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 6. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism/Arctic Institute of North America. xlix, 421 pp. (With Ryan Dean.) E-book available online at https://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcass6.pdf.

 

2015     The Advisory Committee on Northern Development: Context and Meeting Minutes, 1948-67. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 4. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. xxxvi, 829 pp. (With Daniel Heidt.) E-book available online at http://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcassv4.pdf.

 

2015     Unfurling the Air Force Ensign in the Canadian Arctic: The 1922 Eastern Arctic and 1927-28 Hudson Strait Expeditions. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 3. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. xxv, 107 pp. (With Ken Eyre.) E-book available online at http://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcassv3.pdf.

 

2014     Legal Appraisals of Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty: Key Documents, 1904-58. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 2. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. xliv, 337 pp. (With Peter Kikkert.) E-book available online at http://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcassv2.pdf.

 

2014     Canadian Arctic Defence and Security Policy: An Overview of Key Documents, 1970-2013. Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) No. 1. Calgary and Waterloo: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. 84 pp. (With Ryan Dean and Adam Lajeunesse.) E-book available online at http://cmss.ucalgary.ca/sites/cmss.ucalgary.ca/files/dcassv1.pdf.

 

2010     The Canadian Forces and Arctic Sovereignty: Debating Roles, Interests, and Requirements, 1968-1974. Waterloo: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies / WLU Press. x, 378 pp. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2007     Kurt Meyer on Trial: A Documentary Record.  Kingston: CDA Press. xii, 697 pp. (With Chris Madsen.)

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles (since 2007)

 

2017     “India and the Arctic: Revisionist Aspirations, Arctic Realities,” Jindal Global Law Review 8/1 (April): 23-54. Special issue on Reframing the Arctic Governance and Asian States. http://rdcu.be/qFoh

 

2017     “‘Men of Frontier Experience’: Yukoners, Frontier Masculinity and the First World War.” Northern Review 44: 63-96. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2017     “‘The Index to a Man’s Principles’: Dawson and the Canadian Yukon Patriotic Fund, 1914-1920,” Northern Review 44: 384-410. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2016     “The Canadian Armed Forces in the Arctic: Building Appropriate Capabilities.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 16/4 (March): 7-66. (With Adam Lajeunesse.)  Available online at: http://jmss.org/jmss/index.php/jmss/article/view/615/pdf

 

2014     “Premier Partners: Canada, the United States and Arctic Security.” Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 20/3 (Fall): 320-33.  (With Rob Huebert.)  A similar chapter was published in Governing the North American Arctic: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future ed. by Dawn Berry Nigel Bowles, and Halbert Jones III. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016. 143-62.

 

2014     “Archipelagic Analogs? Indonesian Baselines, Canadian Arctic Sovereignty, and the Framing of Mental Maps, 1957-62.” International Journal of Canadian Studies 50 (December): 227-52. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2014     “Canada and the Asian Observers to the Arctic Council: Anxiety and Opportunity.” Asia Policy 18/1 (July): 22-29.

 

2013     “The Military as Nation-Builder: The Case of the Canadian North -- The 2013 Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 15/1 (Summer): 1-32. http://jmss.org/jmss/index.php/jmss/article/download/522/509 

 

2011     “Setting an Arctic Course: Task Force 80 and Canadian Control in the Arctic, 1948.” The Northern Mariner 21/4 (October): 327-58. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2010     “Mirror Images? Canada, Russia, and the Circumpolar World.” International Journal 65/4 (Autumn): 879-97.

 

2009     “High Modernism in the Arctic: Planning Frobisher Bay and Inuvik.” Journal of Historical Geography 35/3 (July): 517-544. (With Matthew Farish.)

 

2008     “Carrying the Burden of Peace: The Mohawks, the Canadian Forces, and the Oka Crisis.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 10/2 (Winter): 1-71. Available online at: http://www.jmss.org/jmss/index.php/jmss/article/view/89/99

 

2007     “Guerrillas in Our Midst: The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers, 1942-45.” BC Studies 155 (December): 95-131.

 

2007     “The Cold War on Canadian Soil: Militarizing a Northern Environment.”  Environmental History 12/3 (October): 920-50. (With Matthew Farish.)

 

2007     “The Achilles Heel of Canadian Good International Citizenship: Indigenous Diplomacies and State Responses in the Twentieth Century.” Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 13/3: 99-119. (With Andrew F. Cooper.) Reprinted in Readings in Canadian Foreign Policy: Classic Debates and New Ideas, 2nd ed., eds. D. Bratt and C.J. Kukucha (Oxford University Press, 2011).

 

2007     “Teaching Canada’s Indigenous Sovereignty Soldiers … and Vice Versa: ‘Lessons Learned’ from Ranger Instructors.”  Canadian Army Journal 10/2 (Summer): 66-81. Reprinted in Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Canadian and International Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer et al. Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2007. 99-124.

 

2007     “‘A Hell of a Warrior’: Remembering Sergeant Thomas George Prince,” Journal of Historical Biography 1/1 (Spring): 26-79.

 

2007     “The Canadian Rangers: A Postmodern Militia That Works.” Canadian Military Journal 6/4 (Winter): 49-60.



Book Chapters  (since 2007)

 

2017     At the Crossroads of Militarism and Modernization: Inuit-Military Relations in the Cold War Arctic,” in Roots of Entanglement: Essays in Native-Newcomer Relations, ed. Myra Rutherdale, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, and Kerry Abel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 116-58.

 

2017     “Searching for Common Ground in Evolving Canadian and EU Arctic Strategies.” In The European Union and the Arctic, ed. Nengye Liu. Leiden: Brill. 119-71. (With Suzanne Lalonde.)

 

2017     “Lester Pearson, the United States, and Arctic Sovereignty: A Case of Un-Pearsonian Diplomacy?” Mike’s World: Lester Pearson and Canadian External Relations, 1963-1968. Edited by Asa McKercher and Galen Perras. Vancouver: UBC Press. 149-68. (With Peter Kikkert and Adam Lajeunesse.)

 

2017     “Conceptualizing ‘One Arctic’ as the ‘Canadian Arctic’? Situating Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship (2013-15),” in One Arctic: The Arctic Council and Circumpolar Governance, ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Heather Nicol, and Wilfrid Greaves. Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee / Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. 46-78.

 

 2017    “‘A Particularly Spectacular Piece of Demolition’: The Canadian-Led Raid on Spitzbergen, 1941,” in Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Operations, 1945-2015: Historical and Contemporary Lessons Learned, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and Adam Lajeunesse. Fredericton: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society.  1-46. (With Ryan Dean.)

 

2017     “Lessons in Arctic Warfare: The Canadian Army Experience, 1945-55,” in Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Operations, 1945-2015: Historical and Contemporary Lessons Learned, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and Adam Lajeunesse. Fredericton: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. 47-104. (With K.C. Eyre and Peter Kikkert.)

 

2017     There is No Glide Path in the Arctic: Operational Lessons Learned,” in Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Operations, 1945-2015: Historical and Contemporary Lessons Learned, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and Adam Lajeunesse. Fredericton: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. 443-53. (With Adam Lajeunesse.)

 

2017     “Race, Gender, and International ‘Relations’: African Americans and Aboriginal People in the Canadian North, 1942-48,” in Dominion of Race: Rethinking Canada’s International History. Edited by Francine McKenzie, Laura Madokoro, and David Meren. Vancouver: UBC Press.  112-38.

 

2016     “Western Electric Turns North: Technicians and the Transformation of the Cold War Arctic,” Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History, ed. Stephen Bocking and Brad Martin. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. 259-90. (With Matthew Farish.)

 

2016     “Canada’s Northern Strategy and East Asian States’ Interests in the Arctic” in Climate Change and Human Security from a Northern Point of View. Edited by Lassi Heininen and Heather Nicol. Waterloo: Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism. 127-64. (With James Manicom.)  A similar chapter was published in 2014 in East- Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security and International Politics ed. Ken Coates and Kimie Hara. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation. 78-117.

 

2016     “China’s Mining Interests in the North American Arctic” in Governing the North American Arctic: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future ed. Dawn Berry, Nigel Bowles, and Halbert Jones III. London: Palgrave MacMillan. 74-99. (With Adam Lajeunesse.)

 

2015     “Asian States and the Arctic: National Perspectives on Regional Governance” in The Handbook of the Politics of the Arctic ed. Leif Christian Jensen and Geir Hønnelan. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. 517-32. (With James Manicom.)

 

2014     “The Dog in the Manger – and Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie: The United States, Canada and the Sector Principle, 1924-1955.’” International Law and Politics of the Arctic Ocean: Essays in Honour of Donat Pharand ed. Suzanne Lalonde and Ted McDorman. Leiden: Brill. 216-39. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2014. “Introduction” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 1-50. (With Yale Belanger.)

 

2014     “‘The War Will Be Won When the Last Low-Level Flying Happens Here in Our Home’: Innu Opposition to Low-Level Flying in Labrador” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 119-65.

 

2014     “A Bridge Too Far? The Oka Crisis” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 166-221.

 

2014     “The Tragedy of Ipperwash” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 253-313. (With Victor Gulewitsch.)

 

2014     “The Gustafsen Lake Standoff” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 314-55. (With Nick Shrubsole.)

 

2014     “East Asian States and the Pursuit of Arctic Council Membership” in East- Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security and International Politics ed. Ken Coates and Kimie Hara. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation. 199-216. (With James Manicom.)

 

2014     “Baptism by Ottoman Fire: Newfoundland, Memory, and the Gallipoli Campaign.” In Gallipoli: History, Memory and National Imagination ed. Mehdi Ilhan. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu (Turkish Historical Society). 101-140.

 

2013     “India’s Arctic Engagement: Emerging Interests.” Arctic Yearbook 2013 ed. Lassi Heininen. Akureyri, Iceland: University of the Arctic/Northern Research Forum. 24 pp. http://www.arcticyearbook.com/index.php/2013-articles/52-india-s-arctic-engagement-emerging-perspectives

 

2013     “Mirror Images? Canada, Russia, and the Circumpolar World.” In The Fast-Changing Maritime Arctic: Defence and Security Challenges in a Warmer World ed. Barry Scott Zellen. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. 257-80.

 

2012     “Sovereignty for Hire: Civilian Contractors and the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line” in De-Icing Required: The Canadian Air Force’s Experience in the Arctic ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and W.A. March.  Sic Itur Ad Astra: Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series No.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre. 95-112. (With Daniel Heidt.)

 

2012     Inuit-Air Force Relations in the Qikiqtani Region during the Early Cold War” in De-Icing Required: The Canadian Air Force’s Experience in the Arctic, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and W.A. March. Sic Itur Ad Astra: Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series No.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre. 73-94. (With Ryan Shackleton.)

 

2011     “Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Rangers: Canada’s ‘Eyes and Ears’ in Northern and Isolated Communities,” in Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, Vol. 2 ed. Cora Voyageur, David Newhouse, and Dan Beavon. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 306-28.

 

2011     “Polar Race or Polar Saga? Canada and the Circumpolar World,” in Arctic Security in an Age of Climate Change ed. James Kraska. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 218-43.

 

2011     “Sovereignty and Security: The Department of External Affairs, the United States, and Arctic Sovereignty, 1945-68,” in In the National Interest: Canadian Foreign Policy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1909-2009, ed. Greg Donaghy and Michael Carroll. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. 101-20. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

2011     “Building on ‘Shifting Sands’: The Canadian Armed Forces, Sovereignty, and the Arctic, 1968-72,” in Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer. Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press.  (With Peter Kikkert.) 283-308.

 

2011     “‘Use it or Lose it,’ History, and the Fourth Surge,” in Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer. Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press. 423-36.

 

2009     “The Canadian Rangers: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship from the Inside Out,” in Thawing Ice – Cold War: Canada’s Security, Sovereignty, and Environmental Concerns in the Arctic ed. Rob Huebert. Bison Paper 12. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Centre for Defence and Security Studies. 61-79.

 

2007     “Soldiers Behaving Badly: CEF Soldier ‘Rioting’ in Canada during the First World War,” in The Apathetic and the Defiant: Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1812 to 1919 ed. Craig Leslie Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press / Dundurn. 195-260.

 

2007     “Indigenous Nationalisms and the Great War: Enlisting the Six Nations in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), 1914-17,” in Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press. 89-115. (With Katharine McGowan.)

 

2007     “‘A Hell of a Warrior’: Remembering Sergeant Thomas George Prince,” in Intrepid Warriors: Perspectives on Canadian Military Leadership ed. Bernd Horn. St. Catharines: Vanwell, 2007. 95-138.

 

2007     “Canada’s Northern Defenders: Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Rangers, 1947-2005,” in Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press. 171-208.

 

2007     “Moving Beyond ‘Forgotten’: The Historiography on Canadian Native Peoples and the World Wars,” in Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press. 209-231. (With Scott Sheffield.)

 

Other Scholarly and Professional Publications (since 2009)

 

Conflicts and Agreements: Canada’s Foundations and Their Consequences, 1865-1949, ed. Daniel Heidt. Waterloo: Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism / Confederation Debates, 2017.  (With Patrice Dutil, Daniel Heidt, Jacqueline Krikorian, Marcel Martel, and Robert Wardhaugh.) https://uwspace.uwaterloo.ca/handle/10012/12061  

 

“Canada and the Circumpolar Arctic,” France Forum (mai 2017).

 

“A History of Ikaluktuuttiaq” in A Guidebook for Research with Nunavut Communities. Iqaluktuuttiaq (Cambridge Bay) Edition. Cambridge Bay, NU: Polar Knowledge Canada/Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq (Kitikmeot Heritage Society), 2016.  14-31. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 

“Family Business: How one Kugluktuk clan has been keeping watch over the Arctic for more than 65 years,” Inuktitut Magazine [Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami] (Fall 2016): 28-32.

 

“Foreword,” The Historical and Legal Background of Canada’s Arctic Claims by Gordon W. Smith. Waterloo: Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism, 2016. i-vi.

 

“Canada & Russia: Toward an Arctic Agenda,” Global Brief (Summer/Fall 2016): 21-25.

“Towards a Comprehensive Approach: Defence, Security, and Safety,” in North of 60: Toward a Renewed Canadian Arctic Agenda, ed. John Higginbotham and Jennifer Spence. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation, 2016. 50-54.

 

“Geostrategical Approaches.” Research report for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) project on the Assessment of Threats Against Canada. Accepted September 2015. 31 pp. (With Ryan Dean.)

 

“Agency in High [Arctic] Modernization” in Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Shifting Territory eds. Lola Sheppard and Mason White. New York: Actar Publishers 2015. 331-40.

 

On Uncertain Ice: The Future of Arctic Shipping and the Northwest Passage. CDFAI Policy Papers. Calgary: Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute, December 2014. 12 pp. (With Adam Lajeunesse.) http://www.cdfai.org/idevicepapers/OnUncertainIce.htm

 

“Canadian Security and Safety in the Arctic: Probable Challenges, Practical Responsibilities.” Invited commentary for Canadian Naval Review 10, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 10-15.

 

“Sovereignty, Security, and Arctic Development.” Invited Homeward Bound commentary, Journal of Ocean Technology 9, no. 2 (summer 2014): 114-15. (With Adam Lajeunesse.)

 

“Leading From Above: The Royal Canadian Air Force and the Evolving Arctic Security Environment.” Guest editorial, Airforce Magazine (Winter 2014): 1-2.

 

“Canada’s Northern Strategy and East Asian Interests in the Arctic.” Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) East Asia-Arctic Paper Series. December 2013. 22 pp. With James Manicom. http://www.cigionline.org/publications/2013/12/canada%E2%80%99s-northern-strategy-and-east-asian-interests-arctic

 

 “Sovereignty and Security in the Canadian North: (Re)Learning the Lessons.” Canadian Issues/Thèmes canadiens (Association for Canadian Studies) (Winter 2013): 7-9.

 

Arctic Peoples and Security: A Compendium of Resources. Toronto: Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program. August 2013. 64 pp. (With Ryan Shackleton.) http://gordonfoundation.ca/publication/677.

 

“East Asian States, the Arctic Council and International Relations in the Arctic.” Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Policy Brief no.26 (April 2013). 12 pp. (With James Manicom.) http://www.cigionline.org/publications/2013/4/east-asian-states-arctic-council-and-international-relations-arctic

 

“The Chinese Pole,” Policy Options 34, no.4 (April-May 2013): 12-15. (With James Manicom.)

 

 “Sentinels of Sovereignty: How the Canadian Rangers came to be the shadow army of the North,” Canada’s History (formerly The Beaver) (April/May 2013): 48-50.

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Break It: Expanding and Enhancing the Canadian Rangers. Working Papers on Arctic Security No. 6. Toronto: Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and ArcticNet Arctic Security Projects, March 2013. 23 pp.

 

“The Canadian Rangers: Supporting Canadian Sovereignty, Security, and Stewardship since 1947,” Above and Beyond: Canada’s Arctic Journal (September/October 2012): 31-36. [In-flight magazine for First Air.]

 

When the Skies Rained Boxes: The Air Force and the Qikiqtani Inuit, 1941-64. Working Papers on Arctic Security No. 4. Toronto: Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and ArcticNet Arctic Security Projects, October 2012. 32 pp. (With Ryan Shackleton.)

 

“Mixed Messages from an ‘Arctic Superpower’? Sovereignty, Security, and Canada’s Northern Strategy,” Atlantisch Perspectief 3 (2011). 4-8.

 

 “Unstoppable Momentum: The Real Meaning and Value Behind Operation Nunalivut 10.” Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute Policy Update Paper (May 2010). 10 pp. (With Ron Wallace.)

 

 “Towards an Arctic Campaign Plan: Syndicate Results and Recommendations from the Arctic Sovereignty and Security Symposium.” Defence Research and Development Canada letter report, 1 December 2009. 10 pp. (With Peter Archambault and Yvan Gauthier.)

 

“Research Note: The Role of the Canadian Armed Forces in Defending Sovereignty,” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies vol. 11, no. 3 (Spring 2009). 23 pp. www.jmss.org.

 

Recent Awards and Fellowships

2017-18 Killam Visiting Scholar (2017-18), Departments of History and Political Science,  University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2015                 Alberta Book Publishing Awards: Scholarly and Academic Book Award for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939

2015                 Keith Matthews Award (Canadian Nautical Research Society) for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939

2015                 John Lyman Book Award (North American Society for Oceanic History) for Canadian Naval and Maritime History for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939

2010                 University of Waterloo Arts in Academics Award

2010                 Fulbright Scholar. Center of Canadian Studies, The School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

2008-2009         Canadian International Council Research Fellow, Project: Arctic Front, Arctic Homeland: Re-evaluating Canada’s Past Record and Future Prospects in the Circumpolar North

2008                 Donner Book Prize for best book on Canadian public policy for Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North with Ken Coates, Bill Morrison and Greg Poelzer

Current Grants

 

2015-2019         Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant ($107 771) (co-investigators: Daniel Heidt and Adam Lajeunesse)

                        Project: Canadian-American Relations in the Cold War Arctic, 1946-72

 

2017-2020         Co-applicant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant ($227 010) (primary applicant: Kristin Bartenstein) 

                        Project: Navigating Canadian Arctic waters: Uniformity and Unilateralism in Law-Making in the Era of the International Polar Code

 

2017-2020         Co-applicant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant ($67 505) (primary applicant: Jean-François Savard) 

                        Project: La perception des Autochtones des Forces canadiennes comme élément explicatif de leur faible représentation

 

2017-18            Primary Investigator, Department of National Defence - Defence Engagement Program (DEP) Targeted Engagement Grant ($20 000)

Project: Russia’s Arctic Interests: Implications for Canadian Defence, Security, and Foreign Policy

 

2017-2018         University of Waterloo Robert Harding/Lois Claxton Humanities and Social Sciences Research Grant ($5500)

                        Project: Liminal Citizen-Soldiers: The 1916 Canadian Expeditionary Force Soldier Riots Reconsidered

 

2017-2018         St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($7434)

                        Project: Indigenous Perspectives on the World Wars: Letters in the Canadian Indian Affairs Archives

 

2017                 Co-applicant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connection Grant ($24,925) (primary applicant Dr. Heather Nicol) 

                        Making Northern Borders Work An Exploration of Regional Management, Policy and Practice, workshop to be hosted at Yukon College, Whitehorse, Yukon.

 

2016-2017         Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant ($48 424) (co-investigators: John Borrows, Penny Bryden, John English, Marcel Martel, and Martin Paquet; coordinator: Daniel Heidt)

                        Project: The Confederation Debates, 1865-1949

 

2016-2017         Primary Investigator, Department of National Defence Defence Engagement Program (DEP) Targeted Engagement Grant ($24 395)

                        Project: A Whole-of-Government/Comprehensive Approach to Defence, Security and Safety in the Arctic: Meeting Public Policy Challenges and Translating Theory into Practice

 

2016-2017         St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($7440)

Project: A Comprehensive Approach to Security and Safety in the Arctic: Meeting Public Policy Challenges and Translating Theory into Practice

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