Colin Coates

Colin Coates
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. In July 2011, he became director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies. He is also president of the newly formed Canadian Studies Network - R├ęseau d'├ętudes 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.