Ms. Geraldine King

Assistant Professor Contract Academic Staff (CAS)
Academic title(s): 

Senior Advisor for Indigenous Curriculum and Pedagogy, McGill Office of Indigenous Initiatives

Ms. Geraldine King
Contact Information
Email address: 
geraldine.king [at]
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)
Diversity, Identity & Indigenous Topics

Geraldine King (she/her/elle/kwe) is Anishinaabe and a member-citizen of Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation) located in the Robinson Superior Treaty area of Northwestern Ontario. Geraldine is currently a PhD candidate in the cultural studies program at Queen’s University and completed her MA in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria. Prior to joining McGill, Geraldine was a Lecturer in the School of Canadian and Indigenous Studies at Carleton University where she helped advance Indigenous land-based education grounded in Indigenous communities. Geraldine’s doctoral work focusses on Anishinaabe erotics, ethics of intimacy, kinship studies and theories of Anishinaabe phenomenology.

As the Senior Advisor, Indigenous Curriculum and Pedagogy. Prof. King provides strategic advice to individual faculty and academic leaders across the University with the goal of supporting meaningful and respectful relations with Indigenous communities, peoples, knowledges, and epistemologies. As Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), she will focus on developing and delivering land-based education.

As an active leader in her First Nation community, Geraldine has recently been elected to serve on Band Council and holds the education portfolio while leading the community in its Comprehensive Community Planning process. In her professional life, Geraldine is an expert consultant in Indigenous facilitation, education strategies, research design, policy development and Anishinaabe-centred strategic planning. Geraldine has been featured on popular podcasts such as the All My Relations Podcast and Auntie Up! where she shares humour and insights into Anishinaabeg life and governance.


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