CERA @ CSSE Conference 2018
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chris Andersen
Professor, Dean of Native Studies
Dr. Chris Andersen is a Professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta and is currently the Director of the Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research. He is the author of two books including, with Maggie Walter, Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Indigenous Methodology (Left Coast Press, 2013) and “Métis”: Race, Recognition and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood (UBC Press, 2014), which recently won the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s Best Subsequent Book Award for 2015. With Evelyn Peters, he also co-edited the recently published Indigenous in the City: Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation (UBC Press, 2013). Andersen was a founding member of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Executive Council, is a member of Statistics Canada’s Advisory Committee on Social Conditions and is editor of the journal aboriginal policy studies. He was recently named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Five major areas of research:
1. The racialization of Indigeneity in Canada’s courts.
2. Aboriginal statistics field in Canada.
3. urban Indigenous identities.
4. Critical Indigenous Studies.
5. Post-WW2 everyday Metis life.
For more information regarding Dr. Andersen’s research please visit his website. Please join us for Dr. Andersen’s keynote presentation on Monday May 28th 2018 from 1:30-2:45 (location will be announced soon).