Dr. Donica Belisle is a social and cultural historian of northern North America. Currently she writing a book about Canadian sugar. Other publications include a book about consumer culture (Purchasing Power, UTP 2020) and an award-winning book about mass retail (Retail Nation, UBC 2011). She has also written several articles, including most recently a piece in Global Food History about fears of racial contamination within white Canadians' clean eating discourse.
Dr. Belisle is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Regina, which is situated on Treaty 4 lands with a presence in Treaty 6. These are the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.