Office of Aboriginal Initiatives
Laurier's Office of Aboriginal Initiatives welcomes new professor to the Waterloo campus
We are proud to welcome Dr. Lianne Leddy to The History Department in the Faculty of Arts at Laurier’s Waterloo campus. Dr. Leddy completed both her Bachelor’s Degree and her Doctorate at Laurier and has been an Assistant Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). While at MUN, Dr. Leddy taught courses on Aboriginal history and Canadian history.
Her recent publications include, "Poisoning the Serpent: Uranium Exploitation and the Serpent River First Nation, 1953-1988” in an edited collection published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press and “Interviewing Nookomis and Other Reflections: The Promise of Community Collaboration” which can be found here: http://www.oralhistoryforum.ca/index.php/ohf/article/view/386 Her upcoming publications include "Historical Sources and the Beothuk: Questioning Settler Interpretations” and The Serpent River Anishinaabek and Uranium Mining: A Study of Cold War Colonialism with the University of Toronto Press.
The Office of Aboriginal Initiatives looks forward to working with her in the coming years.