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Monica Patterson

Assistant Professor (Cross-Appointment Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Degrees:Ph.D. (Michigan)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 3104
Email:Monica.Patterson@carleton.ca
Office:1314 Dunton Tower

Monica Eileen Patterson is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University. She received her doctorate in Anthropology and History and a certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Michigan. Patterson is co-editor of Curating Difficult Knowledge: Violent Pasts in Public Places (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and Anthrohistory: Unsettling Knowledge and Questioning Discipline (University of Michigan Press, 2011)As a scholar, curator, and activist, she is particularly interested in the intersections of memory, childhood, and violence in postcolonial Africa, and the ways in which they are represented and engaged in contemporary public spheres.