About the Authors

Thomas Peace and Sean Kheraj have taught Canadian history to undergraduate students at all levels for several years. From large classes to small classes, these experienced university professors have taught a variety of topics on Canada’s past including, settler-Indigenous relations, environmental history, urban history, and more.

Thomas Peace is an assistant professor of Canadian History at Huron University College. His research focuses on the histories of education and settler colonialism in northeastern North America at the turn of the nineteenth century. Along with Kathryn Labelle he is the editor of From Huronia to Wendakes: Adversity, Migration, and Resilience, 1650-1900 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016); he is also an editor and regular contributor to ActiveHistory.ca, a website focused on making the work of historians more accessible to the public.

Sean Kheraj is an associate professor of Canadian and environmental history at York University. He is also the director of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. His research examines a wide range of topics in Canadian environmental history including, parks and conservation, cities, animals, and energy. He is the author of Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2013) and he is the winner of York University’s 2017 Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.