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BC Studies no. 133 Spring 2002

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BC Studies no. 133 Spring 2002

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Patricia Badir is an Associate Professor of English at the University of British Columbia. Her articles on Medieval and Renaissance drama have appeared in The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Theatre Journal, and Theatre Survey and Exemplaria. She has also published on Canadian theatre.

Arlene Bastion received her PhD degree at the University of British Columbia and teaches in the School of Computer Engineering in Singapore.

Gerard W. Boychuk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo. Recent publications include “Public Health Care Provision in the Canadian Provinces and American States” Canadian Public Administration (Summer 2002), and, with Keith G. Banting, “Converging and Diverging Paradoxes: National and Sub-National Variation in Income Maintenance Programs in Canada and the United States,” in Richard G. Harris, ed., North American Linkages: Opportunities and Challenges for Canada (2002).

Robert A.J. McDonald, who is incoming editor of , teaches in the History Department at the University of British Columbia and is the author of Making Vancouver: Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913 (1996). He is currently researching aspects of British Columbia’s political culture.

Nancy Pagh, who was born in Anacortes, WA, received her PhD in interdisciplinary studies at the University of British Columbia. She teaches at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, and is the author of At Home Afloat: Women on the Waters of the Pacific Northwest (2000).

J. Michael Thoms is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History, ubc, where he is completing a dissertation on the history of sport fishers’ challenges to Ojibwa treaty fishing rights in the Great Lakes. He published, “An Ojibwa Community, American Sportsmen, and the Ontario Government in the Early Management of the Nipigon River Fishery,” in Dianne Newell and Rosemary E. Ommer (eds.), Fishing Places, Fishing People: Traditions and Issues in Canadian Small-Scale Fisheries (University of Toronto Press, 1999).

Jonathan F. Vance is Canada Research Chair in Conflict and Culture at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War (UBC Press, 1997). His next book, High Flight: Aviation and the Canadian Imagination, is forthcoming from Penguin

Debora L. VanNijnatten is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University. She is co-editor with Robert Boardman of Canadian Environmental Policy: Context and Cases 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2002). Other recent publications include Debora L. VanNijnatten and W. Henry Lambright, “North American Smog: Science-Policy Linkages Across Multiple Boundaries,” Canadian-American Public Policy 45 (April 2001): 1-42.