Photograph of Dr. Travis Hay

Dr. Travis Hay

Adjunct

Email: 
thay@lakeheadu.ca
Office Location: 
Ryan Building 2036
Office Hours: 
History Department  instructing in Winter Semester 2021 Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; hours tba
Academic Qualifications: 

PhD  York University, Canadian History

MA Lakehead University, History

HBA Lakehead University, History

Previous Teaching/Work: 

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 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 for Lakehead University as a course instructor with the Department of History and the Department of Indigenous Learning, Thunder Bay campus.

Research Interests: 

Dr. Travis Hay is a widely-published historian of Canadian federal Indian policy and settler colonialism.

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.

Community Housing Canada Project link :

https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/community-housing-canada/current-projects

At Home in the North: New Partners for Northern Housing Security and Homes link:

https://athomeinthenorth.org/profiles/travis-hay/

Biography

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/