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Kate Higginson

Project Manager, Ānako Research Institute

Degrees:MA (Guelph), PhD (McMaster)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 2350
Office:201S St Patrick's Building

Kate received her PhD in Indigenous and Canadian Literatures from McMaster University in 2008 and subsequently came to Carleton to take up a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship on creative rematriations and digital reclamations of Indigenous knowledges.

In 2010 she began teaching Canadian and Indigenous literature courses at Carleton. That year she also joined the Great Lakes Research Alliance on Indigenous Arts and Cultures as their first Research Coordinator and later as their Director of Communications, a post she held until 2019.

Kate is currently a Project Manager for three dynamic research groups at Carleton: the Transgender Media Portal, the Norval Morrisseau Project (1955-85), and the Centre for Indigenous Research on Culture, Language and Ethics.