Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

Robert Hancock

Ledgley

Contact Information

E-mail: rola@uvic.ca

Research Areas

Indigenous–state relations in northern North America, the historiography of anthropology, Metis politics, and Indigenous education and pedagogy.


Profile

Rob Hancock (Metis) is the convener and co-chair of the Indigenous Communities Advisory Council for the Franz Boas Papers and a member of the Editorial Board. He holds a Ph.D. (Interdisciplinary Studies) and an M.A. (History) from the University of Victoria, where he is currently LE,NONET Academic Lead and Research Apprenticeship Coordinator in the Office of Indigenous Affairs and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the School of Environmental Studies. His research and teaching interests include Indigenous–state relations in northern North America, the historiography of anthropology (particularly the representation of Indigenous peoples in American and Canadian anthropology), Metis politics, and Indigenous education and pedagogy.