Jaime Simons

Degrees:BA Honours Anthropology/Archaeology and Arts & Business (University of Waterloo) , MA Public History (Carleton University)

Jaime Simons is a current MA student in Public History with a specialization in Digital Humanities at Carleton University. Jaime’s current research focuses on the history of steamboats on the Ottawa River from 1820-1930 and their wider role in the industrialization of the river and settler colonialism in the Ottawa Valley. As part of this research, they will examine how sound can be used to create affective sensorial history.