Colin Coates

bio_coatesColin Coates
Canadian Studies, Glendon, Faculty Associate and former director of the Robarts Centre

Colin Coates holds the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Cultural Landscapes at Glendon College, where he teaches in the Canadian Studies programme. He was director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies from 2011-2015. He was also president of the newly formed Canadian Studies Network - Réseau d'études canadiennes, an association dedicated to the scholarly study of Canada. A specialist in the history of early French Canada and environmental history, he has been conducting research on Canadian utopias since coming to York University in 2003.