Roxanne Korpan PhD (Cand.), MA, BA
Roxanne Korpan is a historical researcher, writer, and educator. She lives in southern Saskatchewan—Treaty Four territory on the lands of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation—near where her ancestors immigrated to from Norway, Ukraine, and Scotland. Roxanne is passionate about how public-facing research can foster critical engagement with the institutions, policies, practices, and ideologies that govern individuals’ lives.
Roxanne’s academic research and publications focus on histories of religion, colonialism, and multiculturalism in Canada and Indigenous histories of the Great Lakes region. She has experience teaching in higher education, including designing and teaching undergraduate courses at the University of Toronto on topics ranging from religion and multiculturalism to theory and method in the study of religion.
Additionally, Roxanne has a background working for non-profit organizations in the areas of policy research and arts and culture, and she is a contemporary dance artist.
PhD (Candidate) Study of Religion, Book History and Print Culture (University of Toronto); M.A. Religious Studies (University of Regina); B.A. Hons. Religious Studies (University of Regina).