David Bedford teaches political theory and Aboriginal politics at the University of New Brunswick. He has written a number of articles on Aboriginal voter turnout, on the Canadian Left and Aboriginal politics, and on the Great Law of Peace as an International Relations document.
Laura K. Davis received her doctorate in English from the University of Alberta in 2006. She holds a full-time faculty position in English and specializes in Canadian Literature at Red Deer College, Canada.
Janice Fiamengo teaches Canadian literature at the University of Ottawa, with special interests in early Canadian women's writing and fictional representations of animals. She has published The Woman's Page: Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada (2008) with the University of Toronto Press.
Robert Lecker is the Greenshields Professor of English at McGill University. He is the editor of Open Country: Canadian Literature in English.
Gillian McCann is an assistant professor in the Department of Religions and Cultures at Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario.
Nancy Pollock-Ellwand is the Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary. The influence of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and his firm on Canadian landscape design and urban form remains her key research interest.
Chantal Ringuet, docteure en études littéraires de l'Université du Québec à Montréal, a complété une recherche postdoctorale à l'Institut d'études canadiennes de l'Université d'Ottawa intitulée « Pluralisme culturel à Montréal. Les écrivains yiddish » (SSHRC, 2007-2008). Spécialiste de la littérature québécoise et de l'immigration littéraire, elle a co-dirigé l'ouvrage Littérature, immigration et imaginaire au Québec et en Amérique du Nord (Paris, L'Harmattan, 2006). Elle termine présentement un ouvrage intitulé À la découverte du Montréal yiddish (à paraître aux Éditions Fides au printemps 2010).
Peter Webb is an assistant professor of Canadian Literature at Concordia University. He completed his SSHRC-funded doctoral thesis on Canadian war fiction at the University of Ottawa in 2007.
Miriam Wright studies the history of Canadian fisheries. She also teaches at the University of Windsor. [End Page 229]