Recipient of the 2022 University Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC. Student-nominated award for excellent pedagogical talent that inspires and supports students to achieve their academic goals.


2020-2022. Sole Instructor, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada:

  • ANTH102 – Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH413/613 – Environmental Anthropology
  • ANTH315 – Anthropological Theory
  • ANTH310 – Practicing Anthropology
  • ANTH206 – Northern BC Ethnography
  • ANTH499 – Independent Study
  • ANTH451/FNST451 – Traditional Use Studies
  • ANTH407 – BC Ethnography
  • ANTH303 – Museums, Texts, and Archives
  • ANTH300 – Qualitative Methods
  • ANTH207 – Popular Culture

2017. Circumpolar Studies/Anthropology. Sole/Primary Instructor for Circumpolar Studies 322: Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar World (online course), University of the Arctic and University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada

2016. Anthropology. Sole/Primary Instructor for Anthropology 101: Introduction to Socio-Cultural Anthropology (2 sections), College of New Caledonia, Prince George, BC, Canada

Invited Course Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops:

2021 (invited)   Guest Speaker, Panel on Social Aspects of Mine Reclamation. Capstone Reclamation Seminar. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Held online due to COVID-19 pandemic.

2019-2020. Co-Facilitator, Indigenous Land Use Study, GIS and GPS Training, Métis Settlements General Council. Edmonton, AB, Canada.

2019. Guest Lecturer. “Oil Sands Consultation and Community Development”, Anthropology of Development.  November 26. Primary Instructor: Naotaka Hayashi. University of Calgary. Calgary, AB, Canada.

2019. Guest Speaker, with Harvey Sykes, Debra Hopkins, Almer Waniandy, Lorrie Gallagher, Patricia Gillis, and Kaitlyn Wall. “Learning Together”: Braiding Indigenous and Western Knowledge Systems to Understand Freshwater Mussel Health in the Lower Athabasca Region of Alberta, Canada. May 1. Grade 10 and 11 Biology Classes. Instructor: Tyler Rice. Father Patrick Mercredi High School. Fort McMurray, AB, Canada.

2018. Guest Lecturer. “Oil Sands Consultation”, Environmental Anthropology (ANTH313). November 27. Primary Instructor: Naotaka Hayashi. University of Calgary,.Calgary, AB, Canada

2018 (with Clinton Westman). “Anthropology of Ontologies” and “Anthropology of the More-than-Human. Course Seminars. Contemporary Anthropological Theory (ANTH801). March 2 and March 9. Primary Instructor: Clinton Westman. University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

2017. “Land, Knowledge, and Spirit.” Course Lecture. Environmental Anthropology (ANTH413/613). 16 October. Primary Instructor: Alexander Oehler. University of Northern British Columbia. Prince George, BC, Canada.