PhD York University, Canadian History
MA Lakehead University, History
HBA Lakehead University, History
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.
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 :
At Home in the North: New Partners for Northern Housing Security and Homes link: