Jack is the Executive Vice-President of the Association for Canadian Studies and the Canadian Institute for Identities and Migration. Holding a Ph.D. in Canadian History from Concordia University, he taught at Université du Québec à Montréal and McGill University. He taught courses on the history of immigration in Quebec, on ethnic minorities in Quebec, on official language minorities in Canada and on sport in Canada. He also wrote essays for books, journals and newspapers across the country, in addition to being the author of various publications and government reports on issues of immigration, multiculturalism, human rights and official languages.
Julie is the Executive Director of the ACS and as such is responsible for everything related to the history: publications, social research, conferences, teaching guides. Julie holds a Master's degree in Quebec history at UQAM and a Ph.D. in Canadian history from Concordia University. She specializes in Canadian Public History (commemoration, monuments, museums) with a particular interest in nationalism and identity, as well as English-French relation.
Director of Programs and Administration
James has a BA in Political Science from McGill University and an MA in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University. James has worked in the community NGO and political sectors before joining the Association for Canadian Studies in 2001.
Director of Publications and New Projects
Sarah has been part of the ACS team since 2008, where she works at the Director of Publications and International Programs. She is the managing editor of Canadian Issues/Thèmes Canadiens, Canadian Diversity/Diversité Canadienne and the Canadian Journal for Social Research/Revue canadienne de recherche sociale. Sarah also coordinates the Canada-China Institute on Minorities, a long term bilateral research partnership between researchers from Canada and the Chinese State Ethnic Affairs Commission, which allows her to practice her Mandarin language skills in Canada and abroad.
Victoria has a BA in translation form Concordia University. She joined the ACS in 2013; she is in charge of revising and translating the articles appearing in Canadian Issues/Thèmes Canadiens, Canadian Diversity/Diversité Canadienne and the Canadian Journal for Social Research/Revue canadienne de recherche sociale. She is also responsible for coordinating the ACS publications and media relations.