Academic Staff

Christa Scholtz (Associate Professor and Chair of the Indigenous Studies Program)

Christa Scholtz is a political scientist whose interests include Indigenous policy and politics, comparative politics, Canadian politics, Canadian and comparative federalism, and Canadian constitutionalism. For more information on Professor Scholtz's work visit her website.

Contact: christa.scholtz [at] (Email )/ 514-398-6144

Selfie of Gabrielle Iakotennikonrare DoreenGabrielle Doreen (Faculty Lecturer)

Gabrielle Doreen is Kanien’kehá:ka from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Her Mohawk name is Iakotennikonhrare, which translates to she watches over them. She attended Shatiwennakaratats Adult Immersion program in 2008, and has worked in different language capacities in her community, including immersion school teacher and language nest apprentice. Gabrielle has earned her Masters from the University of Saskatchewan focusing on Indigenous Land-Based Education. Gabrielle is a mother of four sons and has a grandchild. In her spare time, she likes to garden, kayak, bead, and make corn husk dolls.

Gabrielle Doreen’s teaching responsibilities are focused on the development and delivery of courses within the Indigenous Studies Program. Please be advised that she is not undertaking independent reading courses with individual students at this time. As her teaching responsibilities are to the ISP, she is not undertaking honours thesis supervision with students in other programs.

Contact: gabrielle.doreen [at] (Email) / 514-398-3929

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