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Most Recent Authors Exhibition (2009)

Every year the library puts on an exhibition showcasing the newest contributions by authors
connected with the University of Saskatchewan. The biographies of the authors has been
abridged due to space issues. A pdf file of the biographies in their entirety

is available
here
.

Camie Augustus

joined the PhD program in 2006.


She began her studies at the U of S,
completing her BA in History and Native Studies.

In 2005, she c
ompleted her MA in
History at the University of Calgary with a thesis titled “The Scrip Solution: The North West
Metis Scrip Policy, 1885
-
1887.”

Following the completion of her Master’s degree, Ms. Augustus
worked in Aboriginal land claims in the private s
ector.


She returns to her studies to examine the
impact of colonial law and the codification of miscegenation on the development and absence of
indigenous mixed
-
blood identities in a comparative approach. Her dissertation is being co
-
supervised by Jim Han
dy and Jim Miller.

Ms. Augustus is a contributor to
ka
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ki
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pe
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nakatamakawiyahk Our Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Cheryl Avery

has been an archivist since 1983, working in Ottawa on the Diefenbaker
Project at the National Archives of Canada and as supervisor of that project when it moved
west to the Diefenbaker Canada Centre.She joined the staff of the University of Saskatchewan
Archives in 1991 and was named University Archivist in 1994, a position she held until 2004.
She has been a member of the National Archival Appraisal Board since 1995 and was the first
representative for the provincial archival community on the Saskatchewa
n Multitype Library
Board. Cheryl is the author of over 80 articles and reports and is co
-
editor and contributor to
Lights to Each Other: University of Saskatchewan Interdisciplinary Collections

(2004), a
contributor to
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan: a
Living Legacy
(2005), a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

(2008) and is co
-
editor of
ka
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ki
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pe
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isi
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nakatamakawiyahk Our
Legacy: Essays

both showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. William (Bill) Barr

is Professor emeritus, Departmen
t of Geography at the University
of Saskatchewan. He holds degrees in Geography from the University of Aberdeen,
Scotland and McGill University, Québec.


From 1968 until 1999 he was on faculty in the
Department of Geography where he served as head of the d
epartment from 1985 until 1997.
Since 2001 he has been Series Editor of the Northern Lights Series, co
-
published by the Arctic
Institute of North America and the University of Calgary Press. A glacial geomorphologist by
training, since 1972 his major resea
rch focus has been the history of exploration of the Arctic
and Antarctic.

In 2006, Professor Barr received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his
contributions to the recorded history of the Canadian North from the Canadian Historical
Association.

His book
Arctic Hell
-
Ship: the Voyage of HMS Enterprise, 1850
-
1855

(2007
Alberta University Press) is showcase in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Mary Ann Beavis

is Professor and Head of the Department of Religious Studies and
Anthropology, St. Thomas More Co
llege, where she has taught since 1998.

A native of
Winnipeg, she has degrees from the University of Manitoba (B.Ed., M.A.), the University of
Notre Dame (M.A.) and the University of Cambridge (Ph.D.).

Before moving to Saskatoon, she
worked for nine year
s as Research Associate, Acting Director and Senior Research Associate at
the Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg. Dr. Beavis has published three books:


Mark’s Audience: The Social and Literary Setting of Mark 4:11
-
12

(Sheffield: Academic,
1989);
(ed.),
The Lost Coin: Parables of Women, Work and Wisdom

(New York: Continuum, 2002); and
Jesus and Utopia: Looking for the Kingdom of God in the Roman World

(Minneapolis: Fortress,
2006), which was showcased in the 2007 University Authors Exhibitio
n.

She is editor of
Feminist Theology with a Canadian Accent

(Novalis Press 2008) which is showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Keith Bell

is Professor of Art History at the University of Saskatchewan.

He studied
History at Hull Univer
sity and Art History at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. He is a
specialist on early 20th Century British Art and is the leading expert on Stanley Spencer. He has
published three books on Spencer including
Stanley Spencer: A Complete Catalogue of the
Paintings

and
Stanley Spencer

(both Phaidon Press). Current research interests also include the
mapping of the Canadian west for settlement, in particular H.B.C. handwritten maps and
journals, and photographs of Scottish immigration and settlement in Canad
a, including a study of
the departure of immigrants from the Outer Hebrides. He is also investigating the application of
Spivak's concept of "worlding" to the occupation of the prairies.

Dr. Bell is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

(2008) show
cased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Marj Benson

is Associate Professor College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, where
she is currently teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution and Multiparty Negotiations. She
received her B.A. (Saskatchewan
) 1968, B. Ed. (Queen's) 1969, LL.B. (Saskatchewan) 1988 and
her doctorate in law (Harvard) 1993. Professor Benson joined the faculty in 1992. She was
previously Director, University Studies Group (University of Saskatchewan) 1985
-
1988, and
Associate Deput
y Minister of Agriculture and Executive Director, Transportation Agency,
Province of Saskatchewan 1979
-
1982. Her previous books include

Negotiating Synergies: A
Study in Multiparty Conflict Resolution

(Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Cooperatives, 2004)

which was showcased in 2004.


Her most recent publication
The Skills and Ethics of
Negotiations: Wisdom and Reflections of Western Canadian Civil Practitioners

is showcased in
the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.Professor Benson received the USSU Teaching

Excellence
Award in 1994
-
1995 and 2000
-
2001.

Dr. Beth Bilson

has degrees in law and history from the University of Saskatchewan and a
doctoral degree in law from the University of London.

She has been a member of the
faculty of the College of Law at the
University of Saskatchewan since 1979, teaching and writing
in the areas of torts, labour and administrative law, and legal history.

She serves as a deputy chair
of the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. She
was

appointed in 2000 as chair of a federal task force on pay equity. She was awarded the
designation of Queen's Counsel for Saskatchewan in January of 2000.

She has published articles
in labour and administrative law, and is currently working on several proj
ects in Saskatchewan
legal history. Dr. Bilson is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

University of Manitoba
Press (2009), showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Robert Martin Bone

is Professor emeritus in the Department of Geogra
phy at the
University of Saskatchewan.


He earned his B.A in Geography (UBC 1955), M.A. from the
University of Washington (1957) and a PhD from the University of Nebraska (1962). Employed
as Geographer with the Geographical Branch of the Government of Cana
da from 1957 to 1963,
Dr. Bone joined the faculty of the U of S Department of Geography in 1963. He remained in
Geography until 1970 when he became Professor and Director of the Institute of Northern
Studies. With the closure of the INS in 1982, Dr. Bone r
eturned to the Department of Geography.
Dr.


Bone’s The Regional Geography of Canada (3rd

edition) Oxford University Press (2005)
was showcased in the 2005
-
06 University Authors Exhibition. Dr. Bone is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

Universi
ty of Manitoba Press (2009) which is featured in the 2009
University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Eli Bornstein

Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts. He studied for a period at the Art
Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago, but received his BSC (1945) and

his
MSC (1954) degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He also attended the Academie
Montmartre of Fernand Leger (1951) and the Academie Julian (1952) in Paris. After teaching at
the Milwaukee School of Arts (1943
-
47) and the University of Wisconsin (19
49), Bornstein
became Head of the Department of Art at the University of Saskatchewan in 1950.

Upon his
retirement Professor Eli Bornstein was awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt), an
honour based on the assessment of external referees and give
n in recognition of a “calibre of
scholarship...substantially in advance of what is accepted for the PhD.” Professor Bornstein is a
contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Dr. Dwayne Brenna

i
s Professor of Drama at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Brenna
received his BA(Hon.) and MA Degrees in English from the University of Saskatchewan
and a PHD in Drama and Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College at the
University of L
ondon. An active researcher and writer, Professor Brenna's publications include
Scenes from Canadian Plays

(Fifth House) and "
George Dibdin Pitt: Actor and Playwright
"
(Theatre Notebook, January, 1998). His book of fiction,
Eddie Gustafson's Guide to Chris
tmas

(Coteau Books) was published in 2000, and his article “ Rapturously Encored’: R.B. Nevitt’s
Account of NWMP Theatricals at Fort Macleod” appeared in Theatralia in 2004.


His latest book
Emrys’ Dream: Greystone Theatre in Words and Photographs
(2007, T
histledown Press) is
showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Hilary Clark

is Professor of English University of Saskatchewan.


She earned her BA
(Simon Fraser), MA (Toronto) and PhD (British Columbia).Dr. Clark teaches in the areas
of cri
tical theory, women's writing, life writing, literary modernism and creative writing (poetry).
She is also an Associate Member of the Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies, occasionally
teaching for WGSt a course on women, depression, and writing.Dr. Clark h
as published three
books of poetry,
More Light

(Brick, 1998) and
Two Heavens

(Hagios, 1998); a third,
The
Dwelling of Weather
, published by Brick Books (Spring 2003). Her latest book is the edited
collection
Depression and Narrative: Telling the Dark

(SUNY Press, 2008), which is showcased
in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Her current research, funded by SSHRC, focuses on
issues of symbolization and interpretation in child psychoanalysis.

Dr. Ron Cooley

is Professor of English at the University
of Saskatchewan.


He received
his BA and MA from McMaster, and his PhD from Toronto.

Dr. Cooley specializes in 17th
-
century literature, and in the literary, social and cultural history of early modern England. He has
published articles on George Herbert, J
ohn Milton, William Shakespeare, and on contemporary
writers Thomas Pynchon and J. K. Rowling. His book,
'Full of all knowledg': George Herbert's
Country Parson and Early Modern Social Discourse

was showcased in the 2004 University of
Saskatchewan Authors
Exhibition.

His current research involves the literary and cultural history
of early modern Kent, and the Kentish spa town of Tunbridge Wells.

Dr. Cooley is a contributor
to
The Nature and Function of Water, Baths, Bathing and Hygiene from Antiquity throug
h the
Renaissance

(Brill, 2009) showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Carl D’Arcy

is Professor and Director of Applied Research, Department of Psychiatry, a
Professor in the newly formed School of Public Health, and is the acting Academic
D
irector of the Saskatchewan Research Data Centre, a joint initiative of Statistics Canada and the
University of Saskatchewan. He is also an Associate member in the Department of Psychology
and the Canadian and the Centre for Health and Safety in Agricultur
e and a Guest Professor at
the School of Public Health, Jilin University, Changchun, China.

He was trained as a sociologist
at the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge and Toronto from which he received his PhD in
1976.

In 2006, Dr. D’Arcy was awarded
the prestigious Alex Leighton Award in Epidemiology “
For his leadership and dedication to health care research and the health of the Canadian
population”.

Saskatchewan Population Health and Dynamics Survey

co
-
authored by Dr. D’Arcy
is showcased in the 200
9 University Authors Exhibit (University Printing Services, Saskatoon,
2006)

Patricia Deiter

is a Plains Cree from the Peepeekisis First Nations.

Ms. Deiter holds a
Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts (High Honours), and a Master of Arts in Indian
St
udies. Her area of study is focused on the history perspectives of First Nations from
Saskatchewan regarding Treaty and on the emergence of First Nations' organizations in
Canada.

Currently working with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations in dev
eloping
the First Nations' perspectives of the Treaty right to hunt, fish, trap, and gather, Ms. Deiter also
assists in the development of the First Nations' perspective on lands and resources use. Her
doctoral work will focus on the Treaties rights within

the First Nations' communities and how
Treaty information was understood, preserved and advanced through the Federation of
Saskatchewan Indian Nations. She is a contributor to
ka
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ki
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pe
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isi
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nakatamakawiyahk Our
Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in the 2009 U
niversity Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Kalowatie Deonandan

is Professor of Political Studies and Former Director of the
International Studies Program of the University of Saskatchewan.


Dr. Deonandan received
her B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. in Political Science, (Yo
rk University), and her Ph.D. (Queen's
University)

Teaching and Research Interests include comparative politics of Latin America and
the Caribbean, International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy and International Organizations.Dr.
Deonandan served as Coordin
ator, International Studies Program, University of Saskatchewan,
2000
-
2005; as President of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies,
1996
-
1998and as Vice
-
President of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean
Studi
es.

Revolutionaries to Politicians: Case Studies from Latin America and Africa

(New York:
Palgrave, 2007) co
-
edited by Dr. Deonandan, Dr. David Close and Dr. Gary Prevost is
showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Harley Dickinson

is Vice De
an (Social Sciences) and Professor of Sociology at the
University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. He has a B.A (Hon.) and an M.A in Sociology
from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Lancaster University,
United Kingdom. He has a
lso served for five years as Head of the Department of Sociology, as
well as several years as Director of the Social Research Unit.


Dr. Dickinson is President Elect
and Chair of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association. He has authored and edit
ed
a number of books and articles in these and other areas, including
The Two Psychiatries: The
Transformation of Psychiatric Work in Saskatchewan, 1905
-
1984

(1989). He co
-
edited a major
textbook entitled
Health, Illness and Health Care in Canada, Third Ed
ition

(2002).

Dr.
Dickinson is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan
showcased in the 2009 University
Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Wendy Duggleby

is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University
of Saskatchewan and an Advanced Onc
ology Certified Nurse. She received her Bachelor of
Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan, her Masters in Nursing from the
University of Alberta and Doctor of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Houston
Health Sciences Cente
r. Dr. Duggleby leads a multidisciplinary research team which has
received 2 international awards for the research documentary "Living with Hope" which was
showcased in the 2005 University Authors exhibition.


Currently she is Principal Investigator on
two

grants, one funded by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation and the other CIHR.
The studies focus on hope in palliative care patients and their family caregivers.

Dr. Duggleby’s
current film entitled Hope in Action is showcased in the 2009 Universit
y Authors
Exhibition.

Dr. Erika Dyck

is Associate Professor of History and Canada Research Chair in History of
Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.

A native of Saskatoon, she started a BA (History)
at the University of Saskatchewan before transferr
ing to Dalhousie to complete her degree in
History; she also has a PhD in History of Medicine from McMaster University.

Dr. Dyck is
currently engaged in two major research projects related to the history of mental health and
psychiatry in western Canada. O
ne is a CIHR
-
funded collaborative project on the history of the
closure of long
-
stay mental hospitals, called “Open Doors/Closed Ranks: Locating Mental
Health after the Asylum.”

The second project, funded by SSHRC, she hopes will culminate in a
monograph
called “Eugenic Frontiers,” which compares popular and political attitudes towards
eugenic sterilization in Alberta and Saskatchewan from 1920 to 1975. Dr. Dyck’s book
Psychedelic Psychiatry: LSD from Clinic to Campus

(2008) is showcased in the 2009 Univer
sity
Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Brett Fairbairn

is Provost and Vice President Academic at the University of
Saskatchewan.


Prior to this appointment, Dr. Fairbairn

was Professor and Head of the
Department of History and a Fellow of the Centre for the Study
of Co
-
operatives.


He is a
graduate of the History department (BA, 1981) and a Rhodes Scholar who completed his
doctorate at Oxford University in 1988. He joined the History Department in 1986 and was made
full professor in 1994.

His recent publication,
Ca
nada’s Co
-
operative Province: Individualism
and mutualism in a settled society 1095
-
2005
was

showcased in the 2007 University Authors
Exhibition.


He is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

(2008) showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibition.Dr. Fairbairn has more than 80 publications on record and

is the
Principal Investigator of the $589,000 SSHRC grant on Co
-
operative Membership and
Globalization involving 15 academics, 9 universit
ies, 7 disciplines, and over 20 community
-
based partner organizations.

Darlene Fichter

is a half
-
time Data Library Coordinator at the University of Saskatchewan
Library. As a data coordinator, she has initiated and acted as project manager for six digital

projects, mounting archival materials, law cases, photographs, articles and indexes.

Darlene is
particularly interested in human
-
computer interaction, collaboration and KM, social software
including blog and wikis, data analysis and data visualization, fi
ndability and discoverability,
emerging technologies, online learning, metadata and digital libraries. Darlene is co
-
editor of
ka
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ki
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pe
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isi
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nakatamakawiyahk Our Legacy: Essays

(2008) and a contributor in
XML in Libraries

(edited by Roy Tennant) showcased i
n the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. L.M. Findlay (Len)

is Professor of English and the Director of the Humanities
Research Unit at the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his BA (Aberdeen Academy);
MA (University of Aberdeen where he was award
ed the Seafield Gold Medal for the most
distinguished graduate in honours English) and his D.Phil at Jesus College Oxford.

He is
currently endeavoring to establish in a number of different settings how critical theory, combined
with critical pedagogy and c
ollaborative research, can help decolonize Canadian universities
while re
-
politicizing them in ways more receptive to the needs and knowledge of different
communities. Dr. Findlay was named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) in 2007 on
the strengt
h of his distinguished research career.

Dr. Findlay is a contributor to
Ron Benner:
Gardens of a Colonial

Present
(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Anna Flaminio

is a Métis woman of Cree, Saulteaux, Scottish, Irish, and Italian
d
escent.

Ms. Flaminio obtained her Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Regina, and
worked for five years with Indigenous youth experiencing addictions


directly related to the dire
intergenerational effects of colonization [missionaries, resident
ial schools, foster care removals]
on nations, communities and families.

She completed her Bachelor of Laws in 2003. In 2007, she
began the Masters of Law program at the University of Saskatchewan.


Her thesis is exploring
whether newer correctional policy

relating to an Indigenous person’s release and reintegration is
consistent with Treaty 6 and Indigenous legal traditions.

Ms. Flaminio is a contributor to
ka
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ki
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pe
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isi
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nakatamakawiyahk Our Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exh
ibition.

Dr. Louise H. Forsyth

is Professor Emerita Women and Gender Studies at the University
of Saskatchewan.

She holds a BA (Saskatchewan); MA and PHD (University of Western
Ontario).


She was Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research (1991
-
6) and a past
Associate Member in the Departments of French (Languages and Linguistics) and Drama.


Earlier, she was Chair of Department of French at the University of Western Ontario. Dr.
Forsyth’s research interest are in the areas of: Quebec women write
rs, feminist critical theory,
feminist theatre and post
-
colonial and cultural studies.


Her passion for what the women of
Québec have written has resulted in her editing a two volume
Anthology of Quebec Women’s
Plays in English Translation, Volume I (1966
-
1986) and Volume II (1987
-

2003)

(Playwrights
Canada Press, 2007, 2008),
Nicole Brossard. Essays on Her Works

(Guernica, 2005) and
Mobility of Light. The Poetry of Nicole Brossard

(Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2009)
showcased in the 2009 University Au
thors Exhibit.

Dr. Gillis
, born and raised in Theodore, Saskatchewan, earned a Bachelor of Music in
Music Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan, a Master of Music in Music
Education degree from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. from the
University of Missouri
-
Columbia.

He is an Associate Professor of Music, Director of Bands and Saxophone and
Conducting and Music Education Instructor at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Gillis
conducts the Wind Orchestra and several chamber ensembles at

the U of S.


In 2005, the Wind
Orchestra released their 1st Commercial CD,
Winds of the Prairie:

A Celebration

as a part of
Centennial Saskatchewan and showcased in the 2005 University Authors Exhibition. The Wind
Orchestra recently released their 2nd CD
as a part of the University’s 100th Anniversary and the
University Band’s 45th Anniversary.


In the fall of 2009 a 3rd CD was released,
Innovare: A
Celebration
.


Both these two CDs are showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.


Meagan Gough

is a PhD candidate in the Department of History, University of
Saskatchewan, with a major in Comparative Aboriginal History and a minor in Anthropology. In
2000, she worked as an intern at the Navajo Nation Museum to explore community views of
repatriatio
n with members of the Navajo community in Window Rock, Arizona.

Her current PhD
Research is based on recording the Life histories of Three Stó:lô elders she met in 2002.

She
spends her time listening, talking with and learning from people she admires and
respects and
finds in difficult to distinguish between her work and personal enjoyment.

Ms. Gough is a
contributor to
ka
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ki
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pe
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isi
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nakatamakawiyahk Our Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibition.

Cathy Gunderson

has held the

post of curator of the Museum of Antiquities for 23 years.
Cathy has a BA (Honors) in Latin and History and an MA in Roman History, all from the
University of Saskatchewan. She has been a sessional lecturer in the Department of Classics
teaching Roman Civ
ilization and introductory and second year Latin on and off for 14 years. She
was a member of the research team and contributor to
Contemporaries of Erasmus
(ed. P.
Bietenholz and T. Deutscher, Toronto 1985
-
1988). Cathy has edited for publication Prof. Joh
n
Porter's
Studies in Euripides'
Orestes

(Leiden 1994) and Prof. Richard Harris'
Chorus of
Grammars
(Toronto 1992), as well as helping in the research for publication of Prof. A.
Akkerman's
Place and Thought
( 1998). She is the co
-
curator and editor of the

catalogue for
Wondrous Print: Renaissance Books in Saskatchewan Collections
exhibition showcased in the
2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Jerry Haigh

is Professor Emeritus, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, at the Western
College of Veterinary Medicine, at University of Saskatchewan. He received his VMS,
MRCVS from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School in veterinary medicine. He also took
a M.Sc. f
rom the University of Saskatchewan, and a Diploma from the American College of
Zoological Medicine. He was awarded a fellowship from the Royal College of Veterinary
Surgeons in 1992 for meritorious contributions to learning. Dr. Haigh has also written a me
moir
of ten years of practice as a young veterinarian in Kenya titled: "Wrestling with Rhinos: The
Adventures of a Glasgow Vet in Kenya" and is published by ECW Press of Toronto. His most
recent book,
The Trouble with Lions: A Glasgow Vet in Africa

(Albert
a University Press, 2008)
is showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Michael Hayden
,

Professor Emeritus of History, has devoted more than three decades
to the University of Saskatchewan and its students. He received his B.A. with honours and

his Master's degree from John Carroll University in Ohio and spent a year at the University of
Paris as a Fulbright Fellow in 1960. He received his PhD in History from Loyola University in
1963.

After teaching for several years at the University of Detroi
t, he joined the Department of
History at the University of Saskatchewan in 1966. He achieved the rank of Professor of History
at the University of Saskatchewan in 1974.


Dr. Hayden ‘s book
600 Years of Reform: Bishops
and the French Church, 1190
-
1789,
wa
s showcased in the 2005
-
06 University Authors Exhibit.
He is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Dr. James [Sakej] Youngblood Henderson
, a member of the Bear Clan of the Chickasaw
Nation and t
he Cheyenne Tribe, is Research Director of the Native Law Centre of Canada
at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan. In 1974, Dr. Henderson received a Juris
doctorate in law from Harvard Law School and became a law professor who created litigation

strategies to restore Aboriginal Culture, institutions and rights. During the constitutional process
(1978
-
1993) in Canada, he served as a constitutional advisor for the Mikmaw nation and the
NIB
-
Assembly of First Nations. In 2005, Mr. Henderson was award
ed the Indigenous Peoples’
Counsel and in 2006 he received the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for law and
justice. Professor Henderson's book
First Nations Jurisprudence and Aboriginal Rights:
Defining a Just Society

is showcased in the 2009 Univers
ity Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Jill E. Hobbs

is Professor and Head of the Department of Bioresource Policy, Business
and Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. She received her PhD in agricultural
economics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in
1995. Dr. Hobbs is a co
-
author of the
following titles:
International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade
(Edward Elgar
Publishing, Inc. c2007) and
The North American Beef Industry in Transition: New Consumer
Demands and Supply Chain Responses

(N
ova Science Publishers, c2008), which are showcased
in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit. She is a contributor to
Revitalizing Russian Industry:
The Road Ahead After Fifteen Years of
Transition (Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York
c2007), also showcas
ed in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Kate Hodgson
, a staff member in the Natural Sciences Library was born in Lindsay,
Ontario and

studied English Literature at Concordia University with a particular interest in
Canadian Literature; she studied

Art
History at the University of Ottawa, and she acquired her
Library Technician’s Diploma at Algonquin College before moving to Saskatoon in 1984. nKate
facilitates an annual workshop in chap book making at Art Placement in Saskatoon.


She served
for three ye
ars on the JackPine Press collective and has recently helped found Happy Leopard
Chapbooks which is dedicated to producing limited edition, handmade books, in support of
various charities.

Two books


illustrated by Kate,
The Occupations of Muriel Thompson

(authored by Leona Theis) and
Grundoon Gopher/Maple Street

(authored by Mary Pyne and
Mary Dunn) are showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.


Dr. Louis Horlick

is Professor Emeritus of Cardiology in the College of Medicine. After
medical studi
es at McGill University he joined the faculty of the College of Medicine at the
University of Saskatchewan in 1954.

A cardiologist, Dr. Horlick pursued extensive teaching and
research, mainly in the area of hardening of the arteries, at the University for

thirty
-
five years. In
1962 he became Professor of Medicine and from 1964 to 1971 was head of the Department of
Medicine. After retirement in 1989 he was appointed professor emeritus and continued an active
program of research and publications. He was also

involved in preventive medicine and lifestyles
programs for seniors.

Dr. Horlick’s latest book titled
J. Wendell MacLeod; Saskatchewan’s Red
Dean

is showcased in the 2009 University of Saskatchewan Authors Exhibition.


Dr. Jamali

is Director of the Agent
s Laboratory at University of Saskatchewan and
Associate Professor of Computer Science.


He received his MCS, Computer Science from
Dalhousie University (1993) and his PhD, Computer Science from University of Illinois at
Urbana
-
Champaign (2002).

Prior to h
is appointment to the U of S, Dr. Jamali was a lecturer at
University of Illinois at Urbana
-
Champaign and Visiting Associate Professor, Kyoto
University.

Dr. Jamali is interested in developing software abstractions, theories, and high
-
level
programming lan
guage support for enabling concurrent computations in open networks of peer
-
owned resources.

Dr. Jamali is co
-
editor of
Massively Multi
-
Agent Technology: Lecture Notes in
Computer Science
, (Springer, August 2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Ex
hibition.

Dr. Suresh Kalagnanam

is Associate Professor of Accounting, at the Edwards School of
Business, University of Saskatchewan where he currently teaches and researches
managerial accounting.

He is a graduate of the University of Madras in India where he obtained
his Bachelor of En
gineering.

He subsequently obtained an MBA from Gujarat University in
India, an MBA and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan, and
a PhD from the University of Wisconsin
-
Madison in the United States. Dr. Kalagnanam is also
a
Canadian Certified Account (CMA) and a Certified General Accountant (CGA).

He is a co
-
author (with Ganesh Vaidyanathan) of the Canadian Edition of a text in

Introduction to
Managerial Accounting
, showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr.

William A Kerr

is the Van Vliet Professor of International Trade at the University of
Saskatchewan. He received his PhD in economics and agricultural economics from the
University of British Columbia. Dr. Kerr is co
-
editor of and a contributor to the foll
owing titles:
Revitalizing Russian Industry: The Road Ahead after Fifteen Years of Transition

(Nova Science
Publishers, Inc.


New York c2007);
International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade

(Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. c2007) and
The North A
merican beef industry in Transition: new
consumer demands and supply chain responses
(Nova Science Publishers, c2008) which are
showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Hayden ‘s book
600 Years of Reform:
Bishops and the French Church, 1190
-
1
789,
was showcased in the 2005
-
06 University Authors
Exhibit. He is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

showcased in the 2009 University
Authors Exhibition.

Dr. George G. Khachatourians

has served the University for 34 years as professor,
Depart
ment Head (2001
-
06), the Chairperson of Genetics Program (1980
-
83),
Biotechnology Graduate Program (1984
-
86), and Interdisciplinary Programs (2008
-
11). He
received his post secondary education at California State University, San Francisco, with B.A.
1966 a
nd M.A. 1968, and a Ph.D. in 1971 from University of British Columbia in Microbiology.


He received a Medical Research Council of Canada Post Doctoral Fellowship and worked at the
US
-

Atomic Energy Commission's Biology Division of Oak Ridge National Labora
tory,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Agriculturally
Important Micoorganisms, Volume I
, co
-
edited by Dr. Khachatourians is showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Natalia Khanenko
-
Friesen

is Ass
ociate Professor of Anthropology in the Department
of Religious Studies and Anthropology for St. Thomas More College.


She joined the
Department in 2001. Dr. Khanenko
-
Friesen earned her Ph.D. in Anthropology and Ukrainian
folklore from the University of Al
berta (2001). Dr. Khanenko
-
Friesen’s articles, book chapters
and reviews appeared in Anthropology of Eastern Europe Review, Canadian Folklore,
Ethnologies, Journal of Ukrainian Studies, Rodovid (Journal of Ukrainian Ethnology), Slavic and
East European Jou
rnal, Spaces of Identity, Canadian American Slavic Studies and various book
collections.

Dr. Khanenko
-
Friesen is the co
-
editor of
In After Ong: Rethinking Orality and
Literacy Across Disciplines and Cultures

(U of T Press 2009) showcased in the 2009 Unive
rsity
Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Bohdan S. Kordan
, B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Carleton),


Ph.D. (Arizona State) is a
Professor in the Department of Political Studies at St. Thomas More College, University of
Saskatchewan.


His teaching and research interests incl
ude Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict;
Globalization and Identity Politics; Diaspora Politics and Canadian State/Minority Relations. Dr.
Kordan is published widely and his most recent book entitled
Far, Far Away
:
Postcards from
Pre
-
Revolutionary Ukraine
(Her
itage Press, 2007) is showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.In 1999, Prof. Kordan was appointed Director of the Prairie Centre for the Study of
Ukrainian Heritage and Lesya Ukrainka Chair in Ukrainian Studies. As part of the PCUH
objective to

make information on the Ukrainian
-
Canadian experience widely available, he
established the Heritage Press and he’s the editor
-
in
-
chief.


Vinh
-
The Lam
, Librarian Emeritus University of Saskatchewan Library, received an
M.LS. from Syracuse University (1973
) and began his professional career as Head
Librarian at the Teachers’ College Library of the University of Saigon, South Vietnam.


In 1974
he was appointed Department Head of the first Library Science Department in Vietnam at Van
Hanh University in Saigon
.


In the same year he was elected President of the Vietnamese Library
Association.

Upon his retirement, The and his wife, Nghia Vo have moved to Hamilton Ontario
to be with their sons The
-
Dzung, an electrical engineer, and The
-
Trung, a software engineer.



He
has recently published the following titles:
Declassified Documents on the Republic of Vietnam
and

Dakao in My Hearts and My Thoughts

showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Deborah Lee
, who is of Cree and Mohawk ancestry,

is librarian a
nd Unit Head responsible
for the Indigenous Studies Portal at the University of Saskatchewan Library.


This position
enables her to develop relationships with Aboriginal communities, including those associated
with the University of Saskatchewan and those
external to it. Ms. Lee has worked primarily as a
Reference librarian since the spring of 2000 at various venues including the National Library of
Canada and Library and Archives Canada. She has published in the
Journal of Library
Administration,
the
3rd

International Indigenous Librarians Forum Conference Proceedings:
Closer to

the Fire: Ensuring Culturally Responsive Library Practices,
the
National Library

Bulletin
and the Saskatchewan Library Association’s
Forum.
Ms. Lee is a contributor to
ka
-
ki
-
pe
-
isi
-
nakatamakawiyahk Our Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.

Dr. Peter S. Li
, is Professor of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan, and Chair of
Economic Domain, Prairie Centre of Excellence for Research on Immig
ration and
Integration.

His research areas are race and ethnicity, Chinese Canadians, the Chinese disapora,
immigration, and multiculturalism. Among his books are
Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada

(Oxford University Press, 1999),
The Chinese in Canada

(O
xford University Press, 1988, 1998),
The Making of Post
-
War Canada

(Oxford University Press, 1996),
Racial Oppression in Canada

(Garamond, 1988) showcased in the 2005
-
06 University Authors Exhibit, and
Ethnic Inequality
in a Class Society

(Thompson, 1988).

His latest book is entitled
Destination Canada:
Immigration Debates and Issues

(Oxford University Press, 2003).

Dr, Li is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Merle Massie
. Information current
ly unavailable.




John McConnel
. Information currently unavailable.




Dr. Marc Mentzer

is Professor of Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour for
Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan.


He received a BA from
Dickinson Colleg
e, his MBA from McGill University, and his PhD from Indiana University. He
has been teaching at University of Saskatchewan since 1989.

Dr. Mentzer’s main research
interests are organizational downsizing and employment regulations and his research has
appea
red in over twenty publications.


He is a contributor to
Understanding and Managing
Diversity: Readings, Cases and Exercised (4th ed.)

showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibit.

Dr. Hans J. Michelmann

(PhD Indiana University, 1975) is Professor of
Political Studies,
University of Saskatchewan and Editor, Journal of European Integration since 1983.

He
was head of the department from 1991
-
1997, served as associate dean in social sciences and co
-
chaired Congress 2007.

Professor Michelmann is a member
of the

Advisory Board Europe
-
Asia
Journal; a corresponding member of the Bayerische Amerika Akademie; a member of the
Executive Committee, European Community Studies Association
-
Canada; a member, Board of
Directors, Canadian Federation for the Humanities
and Social Sciences and served as the
Director General, Canadian Council for European Affairs (1983
-
2002).

Professor Michelmann is
co
-
editor of

Political Leadership and Representation in Canada: Essays in Honour of John C.
Courtney

(2007) which is showcase
d in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Jim R. Miller

is Canada Research Chair in Native
-
Newcomer Relations and Professor
of History at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Miller's research has focused on a
general history of Native
-
newcomer
relations (
Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of
Indian
-
White Relations
), the history of residential schooling (
Shingwauk’s Vision: A History of
Native Residential Schools
), treaty
-
making (
Bounty and Benevolence: A History of
Saskatchewan Treaties
, wi
th Arthur J. Ray and Frank Tough), and contemporary policy issues
(
Lethal Legacy: Current Native Controversies in Canada
).

Dr. Miller is a contributor to
New
Histories for Old: Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts

showcased in the 2009
Universit
y Authors Exhibition.

Compact, Contract, Covenant: Aboriginal Treaty
-
Making in
Canada

(U of T Press, 2009) is showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Gwenna Moss

is Professor Emerita of Extension in the Extension Division.


She
enjoyed a diverse career at the University of Saskatchewan, beginning as Professor of
Extension in the Extension Division, moving to the College of Education as Professor of
Continuing Educ
ation, followed by appointments as Dean of Home Economics (1982
-
86),
Associate Vice
-
President, Academic (1986
-
1990), Acting Vice
-
President, Academic (1990
-
91),
and returning full
-
circle as Professor of Extension in 1992. She is the recipient of the United
Way's W.S. Milne Memorial Award for the Outstanding United Way Volunteer (1999), the
University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association Award of Achievement (1998), and the
Saskatchewan Association for Lifelong Learning Roby Kidd Award for outstanding
contribut
ions to the field of adult education (1996).

Dr. Moss is a contributor to
Perspectives of
Saskatchewan

University of Manitoba Press (2009) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibit.

Dr. Allison Muri

is an Assistant Professor of English at the Unive
rsity of Saskatchewan.


She earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Allison Muri
specializes in the cultural connections of science, technology, and literature. Her book
The
Enlightenment Cyborg: A History of Communications

and Control in the Human Machine,
1660

1830.
(Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007) is

showcased in the 2009 University
Authors Exhibit.

Her current research project,
The Grub Street Project
,

is an examination of the
topography of 18th
-
century print culture with attention to its effects on and interactions with
other trades and creative or intellectual endeavours. The project involves building an online
repository of 18th
-
century maps and geog
raphical/topographical data to help researchers
visualize the complex relationships of trades, books, literature, and creativity in 18th
-
century
London.

Lesya Nahachewsky

is a sessional Lecturer in Religious Studies and Anthropology at St.
Thomas More Col
lege, University of Saskatchewan.

She received her Master of Arts in
Eastern Christian Studies (CTU Chicago, Illinois 1993); Bachelor of Arts (University of Toronto
1985) and Bachelor of Education (U of S 1980).

Lesya is the author of a book entitled

Go T
o The
Deep: The Life of Archbishop Joseph Raya
, which is showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition. The book is actually a Nobel Prize nomination for Archbishop Raya and documentats
the Archbishop’s lifetime commitment to non
-
violence. STM was pr
oud to honour Lesya last
year with the 2008 Margaret Dutli Professional Community Service Award, an honour earned
through a lifetime of achievements.

STM recognizes Lesya as an exemplar of the type of
individual with the strength and conviction to change
the world.

Rose Olfert
is Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of
Saskatchewan.


She joined the department in 1988 following some time as a private sector
consultant and short
-

term employment in the Department of Econom
ics.

Professor Olfert’s
research focuses on the economies of rural areas and communities, especially the relationship
between rural and urban areas. Her empirical work uses population and labour force change as
the metrics of rural community health and vit
ality.


She has co
-
authored with Jack Stabler, four
monographs on rural communities, the most recent being

Saskatchewan’s Communities in the
21st Century: From Places to Regions
.

Professor Olfert is a contributor to
Perspectives of
Saskatchewan

showcased i
n the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Vera Pezer

was elected Chancellor effective July 1, 2007.

Dr. Pezer has a long
association with the University of Saskatchewan, earning her undergraduate and graduate
degrees from the University and serving as

the Associate Vice
-
President (Student Affairs and
Services) from 1991
-
2001.

Dr. Pezer first joined the University in 1966 in Student Counselling
Services and as a part
-
time instructor in the Department of Psychology.


She would later become
Director of S
tudent Counselling, an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean,
College of Arts and Science.

Dr. Pezer has received a place of honour in the Saskatoon and
Saskatchewan Sports Halls of Fame and in the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame.


In 2003, D
r.
Pezer completed her first book,
The Stone Age:


A Social History of Curling in the Prairies.

Her
second book titled
Smart Curling
is showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Barbara Phillips

is the Rawlco Scholar in Advertising and Prof
essor of Marketing at
the University of Saskatchewan, where she has been teaching Integrated Marketing
Communications, Consumer Behavior and other marketing courses since 1996. She received her
MA and PhD in Advertising from the University of Texas at Aust
in; her undergraduate degree in
Marketing is from the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Phillips’ research program focuses on visual
images in advertising and their influence on consumer response. She has published over 15
articles in peer
-
reviewed journals, boo
ks, and conference proceedings, such as the
Journal of
Advertising and Marketing Theory
.

Dr. Phillips is co
-
editor of
Go figure! New directions in
advertising rhetoric
showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Peter W.B. Phillips
, an inter
national political economist, is Professor and Head of
Political Studies, Professor of Public Policy in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of
Public Policy and an associate member in the departments of Economics (Arts College),
Bioresource Policy, Busines
s and Economics (Agriculture College) and Management (Edwards
School of Business) at the University of Saskatchewan. He has just completed a concurrent
appointment as Professor
-
at
-
Large at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Western
Australia

(2006
-
8).

Showcased in the 2007
-
09 University Authors Exhibit is his book
Governing
Transformative Technological Innovation: Who’s in Charge

(Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.
2007).


Dr. Greg Poelzer

is the founding Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the Uni
versity of the
Arctic and an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of
Saskatchewan.

Prior to coming to the U of S, Dr. Poelzer was chair of the Department of
Political Science at UNBC and served as the founding chair of the first bache
lor's degree
program in northern studies in Canada.

In 2003, Dr. Poelzer joined the Department of Political
Studies at the U of S and was appointed the inaugural dean of undergraduate studies of the
University of the Arctic (UArctic), an international cons
ortium of 110 learning institutions from
the eight Arctic states.

Dr. Poelzer and his co
-
authors


Ken Coates, Whitney Lackenbauer and
William Morrison


won the prestigious Donner prize for their book
Arctic Front: Defending
Canada in the Far North

(Thoma
s Allen Publishers) showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibition.


The award is given annually for the best book on Canadian public policy, and is
accompanied by a $35,000 prize.

Dr. Jene M. Porter

is Professor Emeritus of Political Studies at the University of
Saskatchewan.

Dr. Porter earned his BA at Parks College (1959), MA at University of
Wyoming and his PHD from Duke University (1968).


Prior to his appointment to the University
of Saskatchew
an in 1967, Dr. Porter held an appointment at Drury College.

He has written
several articles in this area and edited several books, including
Martin Luther: Selected Political
Writings

(1974),
Sophia and Praxis: The Boundaries of Politics

(1984),
Unity, Pl
urality and
politics: Essays in Honour of F.M. Barnard
, with Richard Vernon (1989) and an introductory
text in political philosophy,
Classics in

Political Philosophy (1989)
He wrote with John
Hallowell a history of political philosophy,
Political Philosoph
y: The Search for Humanity

and
Order
(1995), and, with Peter Phillips, co
-
editor of

Public Science and Literary Democracy
(2007).


Dr. Porter is editor of
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

University of Manitoba Press
(2009) which is showcased in the 2009 Unive
rsity Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Brian Pratt

is Professor of Geology at the University of Saskatchewan since 1989.
Hhe received his undergraduate education at McMaster University where he found his
passion for rocks, fossils and mountains.

He followed this with

a year at McGill University
studying Caribbean reefs, then completed his MSc at Memorial University. His thesis was on
limestones of Newfoundland and it won the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Best MSc
thesis award. After three years as a petrole
um geologist in Calgary he completed his PhD at
University of Toronto on trilobites of the Mackenzie Mountains.

Dr. Pratt is the co
-
author of
Late Marjuman (Cambrian) Linguliformean Brachiopods from the Deadwood Formation of
South Dakota

(Palaeontographica

Canadiana No. 27) and co

editor of
Dynamics of Epeiric Seas

which are showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Elizabeth Quinlan

is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology.


The core of
her post
-
doctoral research program conce
ntrates on knowledge translation. Currently
conducting field work to examine the knowledge exchange within the newly formed multi
-
disciplinary health care teams in Saskatchewan, Dr. Quinlan is also exploring the use of
innovative knowledge translations str
ategies to present research findings concerning stigmatized
health conditions and end of life care.

In 2009, Dr. Quinlan received a Teaching Excellence
Award from the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union.


This award recognizes those who
have demonst
rated enthusiasm, organization and fairness in evaluation, providing exceptional
commitment and support to their classrooms.

Dr. Quinlan is the co
-
producer of the film
Hope in
Action

showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Amanda Shirley

was
an Educational Coordinator and Assistant Curator in 2006
-
2007.

She
holds a BA. Honours (2007) in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of
Saskatchewan and is now pursuing a Master's degree in Museum Studies at the University of
Leicester, focusi
ng on exhibit design and development.

Her specific interests include the artistic
techniques of ancient cultures. She has contributed many replicas to the museum, including a
Hellenistic golden oak wreath, the Royal Game of Ur, and the eagle surmounting a
Roman
Imperial standard. She has also practiced the bronze lost
-
wax process, created Roman mosaics,
and crafted reproductions of figurines from Tanagra.

She was the co
-
curator and co
-
editor of the
catalogue for
Wondrous Print: Renaissance Books in Saskatc
hewan Collections
exhibition
showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. David Smith

is Professor Emeritus of Political Studies at the University of
Saskatchewan and Senior Policy Fellow, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy.

He holds
deg
rees from the University of Western Ontario (BA), Duke University (MA and PhD), and the
University of Saskatchewan (D.Litt.). He is the author of
Prairie Liberalism: The Liberal Party
in Saskatchewan, 1905
-
71
;
Regional Decline of a National Party: Liberals

on the Prairies
; (with
Norman Ward)
James G. Gardiner: Relentless Liberal
;
The Invisible Crown: The First Principle
of Canadian Government
; and editor of
Building a Province: A History of Saskatchewan in
Documents
, as well as co
-
editor of
After Meech
Lake: Lessons for the Future
;
Drawing
Boundaries: Courts, Legislatures and Electoral Values, and Citizenship, Diversity and
Pluralism
.

Professor Smith’s recent book
The People’s House of Commons: Theories of
Democracy in Contention

(U of T Press, 2007) is
showcased in the 2009 University Authors
Exhibit.

Jack Stabler
.

Information currently unavailable.




Don Story
. Information currently unavailable.




Dr. Jeffery Steeves

is Professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

He
earned hi
s PHD (1975) from the University of Toronto.

Professor Steeves’s teaching has
been widely recognized by students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan and beyond.
He was nominated three times for the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union Teach
ing
Excellence Award, in 1995, 2000 and 2005, and in 2002 he achieved the distinction of being
awarded the College of Arts and Science’s Teaching Excellence Award. In 2001 and 2002 he
was also recognized by the
Maclean’s

Annual Survey of Canadian Universit
ies

as one of the best
teachers at the University of Saskatchewan.Professor Steeves is is co
-
editor of
Political
Leadership and Representation in Canada: Essays in Honour of John C. Courtney

(2007) which
is showcased in the 2007
-
2009 University Authors Exh
ibition.

Dr. P. Michael Swan
, Professor Emeritus of History, is a historian specializing in imperial
Rome.


He holds the BA Honours and MA from the University of Saskatchewan, and the
PhD from Harvard University, all in Classics.Professor Swan is the auth
or of
The Augustan
Succession: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio’s

Roman History
Books 55
-
56 (9 B.C.
-
A.D. 14)

(Oxford University Press, 2004) showcased in the 2004 University of Saskatchewan
Authors Exhibition. He has also written fundamental journal

articles on Cassius Dio and edited
books by Meyer Reinhold (Boston University) and C. Leslie Murison (University of Western
Ontario) on this same author.


He is the co
-
curator and co
-
editor of the catalogue for
Wondrous
Print: Renaissance Books in Saskatc
hewan Collections
exhibition showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibition.

Julio Torres
-
Recinos

was born in Chalatenango (El Salvador) in 1962. He is a poet, short
storyteller and


literary researcher. He studied Spanish Philology at the University

of Costa
Rica and finished his studies at York University. He has a M.A. from the University of Toronto
and a PhD in Hispanic


Literatures from the same university.

He has published the collections of
poetry
Crisol del

tiempo

(2000),
Nosotros

(2000),
Una
tierra extraña

(2004) and
Fronteras

(2005), which was edited by Chilean poet Elías Letetier, is showcased in the 2005
-
06 University
Authors Exhibit.


In 2004 a French translation of the books
Crisol del tiempo

and
Nosotros

was
published in France by Editi
ons L’Harmattan under the title

Creuset du temps / Nous autres.


The translation was done by professor Marie
-
C. Seguin.

Professor Torres recent poetry
published in Iguana: Escribir el exilio/Writing Exile (2007, Paul Carr editor), is showcased in the
2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Ganesh Vaidyanathan

["Vye
-
thee
-
ya
-
nathan"] is Associate Professor of Accounting
at the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan.

He has a B.A. from the
University of Toronto, an M.A. in Economics from the

University of Waterloo and an M.A.Sc,
and PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo. He is a Certified General
Accountant (CGA) and also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Dr. Vaidyanathan is
the author of a text in Business Statist
ics co
-
written with his dad Raja. He is also a co
-
author
(with Suresh Kalagnanam) of the Canadian Edition of a text in

Introduction to Managerial
Accounting
, showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition. He has also published
in

Journal of Applied C
orporate Finance
,
Issues in Accounting Education

and other scholarly
publications. He is a member of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association and serves on
the Saskatchewan Board of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada.

Lisa Vargo
, P
rofessor in the Department of English, teaches and researches 18th
-

and
19th
-
century literature. She is particularly interested in women writers, especially Mary
Shelley, Anna Barbauld, and Mary Robinson. Her current projects include an essay on female
Got
hic romance for the Blackwell Companion to Romance and as editor of Thomas Love
Peacock's
Nightmare Abbey

for Broadview Press which is being showcased in the 2009
University Authors Exhibition. In 1996, Dr. Vargo was the recipient of the USSU Teaching
Exce
llence Award; she received a Saskatchewan Literacy Award of Merit in 1999 and the
Canada Post Literacy Award (Educator Award) 2004.

Dr. Rosemary Venne

is Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Relations and
Organizational Behaviour at the Edw
ards School of Business, University of
Saskatchewan.

Dr. Venne received a Masters degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in
Industrial Relations, both from Queen's University.


She completed her PhD from the Centre for
Industrial Relations at the Univer
sity of Toronto and joined the faculty in the College of
Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon in 1992.

Her research interests
include, demographic effects on the labour force and on career patterns, as well as work
-
time
scheduling includ
ing alternative work
-
time arrangements.


Dr. Venne is co
-
author, with David
Foot, of several demography papers, including, "Populations, Pyramids and Promotional
Prospects".


She is a contributor to
Economic and Social Benefits of Work and Family Balance
f
or a Labour Force Shortage

(2008) showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Yvonne Vizina

is Associate Director of the Aboriginal Education Research Centre located
in the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan and is a Métis woman fro
m
Saskatchewan.

She graduated from the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program
in Prince Albert and holds a University of Saskatchewan (BEd) with Great Distinction. Yvonne
double majored in Native Studies and Biology, and has a love for both We
stern and Indigenous
sciences. She taught school in Prince Albert and at Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation then
went to work with her community in the Métis Nation for several years.

In 2004, she returned to
Saskatoon from Ottawa where she was the Directo
r of Environment for the Métis National
Council. She is working toward her Master of Education Degree on the subject of Métis
Traditional Environmental Knowledge.

She is a contributor to
ka
-
ki
-
pe
-
isi
-
nakatamakawiyahk
Our Legacy: Essays
(2008) showcased in
the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.

Dr. Bill Waiser
, aka Saskatchewan’s historian, has been a member of the Department of
History at the University of Saskatchewan since 1984.


He has served as graduate director
(1987
-
1990) and department head (1995
-
98).

Dr. Waiser did his undergraduate studies at Trent
Un
iversity (B.A. Honours (History) 1975), followed by graduate work at Saskatchewan: M.A.,
1976 (Queen's Fellowship, The Canada Council [one of three in Canada]); Ph.D., 1983 (Doctoral
Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities and Research Council of Canada
, 1979
-
81).

In May
2002, he was awarded the College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award for the
Humanities and Fine Arts and was named Distinguished Researcher at the spring 2004 U of S
Convocation.

Waiser’s latest books
Everett Baker’s Saskatch
ewan: Portraits of an Era (2007),


Tommy Douglas (2007) and Who Killed Jackie Bates? Murder and Mercy During the Great
Depression

(2008) are showcased in this exhibit.


Dr. Wolfgang Walz

is Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology at the
Univer
sity of Saskatchewan.

He graduated with a baccalaureate from the Graf
-
Zeppelin
-
Grammar School in Friedrichshafen and studied Biology at the University of Konstanz, followed
by a PhD in Neurophysiology at the same institution.

Dr. Walz is an authority on re
covery of the
brain after stroke.

His extensive research has been continuously funded by the Heart and Stroke
Foundation since 1989.

He is currently in the first year of a 3
-
year funded research project. Dr,
Walz has edited numerous books on brain research

concepts and methods. He is the editor for the
Neuromethods Series of Humana Press
. It is expected that this series will publish 7
-
10 books a
year once it is fully up and running.
Patch
-
Clamp Analysis: Advanced Techniques

(2ed.) is
showcased in the 2009 U
niversity Authors Exhibition.

John A. Weil

is Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Physics at the University of
Saskatchewan.


He took his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at the University of Chicago (1955)
and moved to the University of Saskatchewan (1971) to t
ake up a tenured Professorship in
Chemistry.

Studies include theoretical aspects of magnetochemical physics, such as spin
-
hamiltonian analysis and crystal
-
symmetry considerations, quantum
-
theoretical evaluation, via
SCF
-
MO and other techniques, of the ener
gy states and geometric configurations of
paramagnetic molecular species, oxygen carriers and oxygenic free radicals. Dr. Weil as the
senior author in collaboration with James R. Bolton recently completed work on a second edition
of
Electron Paramagnetic R
esonance


Elementary Theory and Practical Applications

(2007)
which is showcased in the 2009 university Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Anne
-
Marie Wheeler

earned her Maîtrise at the Sorbonne, and completed her D.Phil
at the University of Oxford last year.

She has l
ived, worked, studied and taught across
Canada and in several disciplines: journalism, film and French in Calgary, Ottawa, Montréal, and
most recently Saskatoon.

Anne
-
Marie wrote her thesis and published a number of papers on
issues of translation theory i
n the works of Nicole Brossard, and her translation of Nicole
Brossard's Fluid Arguments was published by the Mercury Press in 2005.

L'Aviva
is Anne
-
Marie's first translation of poetry and is showcased in the 2009 University Authors Exhibit.

Dr. Vicki
Williamson

is Dean of the University of Saskatchewan Library.

Dr Williamson's
academic qualifications include a Doctor of Education (Ed D) from Curtin University and
her doctorial research was awarded the Australian College of Education (WA Chapter) 1999
A
ward for Excellence in Post
-
Graduate Research in Education.

Dr Williamson’s current research
interests include strategic planning, change management and the education and training of the
library and information services workforce. She is the chair of the C
anadian Association of
Research Libraries (CARL) Education Group, which co
-
ordinates on
-
going discussion and
relationship
-
building between CARL and others interested in the education of librarians, such as
Canadian Council of Information Sciences (CCIS) an
d Canadian Library Association (CLA).

Dr.
Williamson is a contributor to the
The Academic Librarian: Dinosaur or Phoenix
? Conference
proceedings 2007.

Dr. Bob Woods

is Professor Emeritus Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
at the University o
f Saskatchewan.


Dr. Woods graduated from the University of London
(Imperial College) with degrees in Chemistry and organic chemistry.

After post
-
doctoral work at
the Prairie Regional Laboratory of the National Research Council in Saskatoon and at Victoria

College in Wellington, New Zealand, Dr. Woods joined Professor J.W.T. Spinks at the
University of Saskatchewan to help develop applications of radioactive tracers in the health and
agricultural sciences and to investigate the effect of high
-
energy radiati
on on chemical systems.
He joined the University of Saskatchewan in 1963 and remained with the department until he
retired in 1995.

Dr. Woods is a contributor to
Perspectives of Saskatchewan

(2008) showcased in
the 2009 University Authors Exhibition.