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Non-peer reviewed publications

“The complicated history of building pipelines in Canada” The Conversation, 30 May 2018

“Historical Background Report: Trans Mountain Pipeline, 1947-2013” prepared for the City of Vancouver as evidence for National Energy Board hearings on proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, May 2015

Public Lectures and Conference Presentations

“Thinking Spatially About History and Onshore Pipeline Spills” invited speaker for event in Department of History, University of Saskatchewan (February 2019)

“The Infrastructure of Canada’s Anthropocene: Oil Pipeline Development in the Twentieth Century” invited lecture for “Meeting the Expert” event at National Gallery of Canada (February 2019)

“A History of Oil Spills on Long-Distance Pipelines in Canada” invited presentation and workshop at Arthur Lower Canadian History Workshop, Queen’s University (November 2018)

“Contesting Environmental Impact: The Norman Wells Oil Pipeline Proposal, 1980-81” presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History (2018)

“Carbon Democracy and Canadian History” invited panelist at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (May 2018)

“What Role Should History Play in Canadian Oil Pipeline Politics?” presented at Environmental Humanities in the Public Realm: A Workshop at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Nexus Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences Research (2018)

“An Environmental History of the Hearings on the Norman Wells Pipeline in the 1980s” invited research lecture for H. Sanford Riley Lecture, University of Winnipeg (October 2017)

“Manifold Destiny: A History of Oil Pipelines in Canada” invited public lecture for H. Sanford Riley Lecture at Winnipeg Public Library, University of Winnipeg (October 2017)

“The National Energy Board and the Idea of Conservation” presented at 150 Ideas that Shaped Canada Conference (2017)

“The National Energy Board and Environmental Policy” presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (2017)

“Assessing Environmental Impact and Dene Resistance: The Norman Wells Pipeline Hearings, 1980-81” presented at “Energy Now and Then Symposium,” University of Toronto (2017)

“Environmental Assessment and Early Dene Resistance to the Norman Wells Pipeline in the 1980s” invited public lecture at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Department of History (November 2016)

“Is Oil a Dirty Word: Stories from the Humanities” invited panellist for 2016 Canadian Historical Association community event (May 2016)

“Pipelines in Canada: An Environmental History” invited speaker for the University of Manitoba Critical Environments Research Group 2016 annual lecture (February 2016)

“A Silent River of Oil: An Environmental History of Pipeline Spills in Canada, 1959-2012” presented at the International Conference of Historical Geographers (2015)

“On-Shore Oil Spills in Canada: Trans Mountain and the Interprovincial Pipeline, 1949-2012” presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (2015)

“A Silent River of Oil: An Environmental History of Pipeline Spills in Canada” presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History (2015)