Joy Porter is Professor of Indigenous & Environmental History at the University of Hull. She is also Principal Investigator of the Treatied Spaces Research Group (https://treatiedspaces.com/about-us/) and an interdisciplinary researcher of Indigenous history in relation to the environment. Her current role is research-led. From September 2019-September 2022 she is a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow working on a new book on the environmental record of President Nixon and the Republican Party. She is PI of the 3-year AHRC Standard Research Grant, "Brightening the Covenant Chain: Revealing Cultures of Diplomacy between the Crown and the Iroquois Confederacy" (931.032k, 2021-2024)".
Joy’s latest book is Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett (Bloomsbury, 2021). Her next is Canada’s Green Challenge, under contract with McGill University Press for 2023. She has over 35 publications, including 4 research monographs and three other books.