By Jon Swainger
In This Issue
By Lynn Blake
By Joanne Drake-Terry
By Cheri Burda, Fred Gale, Michael M'Gonigle
Lynn Blake recently completed a doctoral thesis on the Oblates in British Columbia, and is currently a sessional instructor in the Department of Geography at UBC.
Cheri Burda is a graduate student and Senior Researcher with the Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Victoria.
Michael Church is a fluvial geomorphologist and member of the Department of Geography at UBC. He was a member of the Clayoquot Scientific Panel, but his engagement with practical problems in resource management has been mainly at the site level in the Weld.
Fred P. Gale is a Visiting Scholar and sshrc Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria. He is the author of The Tropical Timber Trade Regime (Macmillan & St.Martin’s Press, 1998).
Michael M’Gonigle is a professor of law and holder of the Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law and Policy in the Faculty of Law and School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria.
Patricia Marchak, a professor of sociology at UBC, is the author of Green Gold: The Forest Industry in British Columbia (UBC Press, 1983) and Logging the Globe (McGill-Queen’s Press, 1995). Together with Scott Aycock and Deborah Herbert, she has recently completed a study of forestry tenure in British Columbia (Ecotrust Canada and The David Suzuki Foundation, forthcoming).
Geraldine Pratt is a professor in the Department of Geography at UBC. She is co-author, with Susan Hanson, of Gender, Work and Space (Routledge 1995) and editor of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
Jonathan Swainger is an assistant professor in the history program at the University of Northern British Columbia. He has published articles on crime in central Alberta, capital punishment in British Columbia, and the nature of Quebec’s judiciary in the 1860s and 1870s.
Elizabeth Vibert is an associate professor of history at the University of Victoria. Her book Traders’ Tales (University of Oklahoma Press, 1997) won the joint American Historical Association/Canadian Historical Association Corey Prize in Canadian-American relations.