Dr. Travis Hay is a widely-published historian of Canadian federal Indian policy and settler colonialism. Born and raised in Thunder Bay, ON, Travis completed his PhD in History at York University where he was supported by a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship in Honour of Nelson Mandela. He then moved back to his hometown to teach and research as a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently, Travis is working as a Postdoctoral partner with Community Housing Canada, teaching with Seven Generations Educational Institute in Fort Frances, and working as a course instructor with the Departments of History and Indigenous Learning at Lakehead University's Thunder Bay campus.
Travis is currently undertaking research projects into the colonial history of northern healthcare with a Vera Roberts Endowment as well as a SSHRC Insight Development Grant.
Academia Profile: https://lakeheadu.academia.edu/TravisHay
Community Housing Canada Profile: https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/community-housing-canada/current-projects
At Home in the North Profile: https://athomeinthenorth.org/profiles/travis-hay/