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Gatineau, Québec K1A 0M8
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Meet the Research Team

Dean F. Oliver

Director, Research

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Contemporary Canada and the World

Bianca Gendreau

Manager, Contemporary Canada and the World

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Olivier Côté

Curator, Media and Communications

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Jenny Ellison

Curator, Sport and Leisure

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Xavier Gélinas

Curator, Political History

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Linda Grussani

Curator, Aborginal Art

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Judith Klassen

Curator, Cultural Expression

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Mauro Peressini

Curator, Social History

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Karen Ryan

Curator, Northern Canada

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Laura Sanchini

Curator, Craft, Design and Popular Culture

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James Trepanier

Curator, Post-Confederation Canada

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John Willis

Curator, Economic History

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First Peoples and Early Canada

Alan C. Elder

Manager, First Peoples and Early Canada

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Talena Atfield

Curator, Eastern Ethnology

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Matthew Betts

Curator, Eastern Archaeology

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Isabelle Charron

Curator, French North America

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Timothy P. Foran

Curator, British North America

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Jonathan Lainey

Curator, First Peoples

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Jean-Luc Pilon

Curator, Central Archaeology

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Katie Pollock

Curator, Central Ethnology

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Janet Young

Curator, Physical Anthropology

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Repatriation and Indigenous Relations

Nadja Roby

Manager, Repatriation and Indigenous Relations

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John Moses

Supervisor, Repatriation

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Karen Albright Murchison

Collections Analyst, Repatriation

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Kelly Cameron

Collections Analyst, Repatriation

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Megan Gardiner

Collections Analyst, Repatriation

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Jameson C. Brant

Coordinator, Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

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Resources For Scholars

Major museums such as the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum are, by definition, centres of learning. They have an obligation to undertake research and to stimulate research on their own collections and relevant to their purposes. The Canadian Museum of Civilization is heir to a tradition of research and collecting that extends back to the Geological Survey of Canada (1842), while the Canadian War Museum dates from an unofficial initiative in 1880 on the part of the militia officers of the Ottawa Garrison. Researchers who have been associated with the museums since those times have given the museums an international reputation and made enduring contributions to Canadian studies.

The Scholars section of is intended to provide convenient access to selected information and knowledge resources that are the outcome of the institutions’ research activity or are tools designed to assist the research process (e.g. bibliographies).




First Peoples


Military History


Postal History

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