Network in Canadian History & Environment | Nouvelle initiative Canadienne en histoire de l'environnement
Sarah York-Bertram and Jessica DeWitt
Sarah York-Bertram (she/they) is a historian, a qualitative researcher, and a PhD candidate at York University. Their doctoral research is a history of emotions examining the affective basis of judgments and narratives surrounding sexual commerce during Canada’s westward expansion in the nineteenth century and western Canadian colonial worldmaking in the twentieth century. Sarah has fifteen years' experience in intersectional, transnational, and community-based feminist research and eleven years' experience in queer and feminist digital methods. She is a member of York University’s Centre for Feminist Research’s Feminist Digital Methods Research Cluster. Sarah was born and raised in Treaty 6 territory in Saskatchewan and currently lives in St. Catharines, Ontario. | Jessica DeWitt (she/her) is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States, editor, and digital strategist. She is co-editor-in-chief and social media editor for the Network in Canadian History and Environment. She is also a member of York University’s Centre for Feminist Research’s Feminist Digital Methods Research Cluster.