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Dirk de Boer appointed acting vice-dean Indigenous
Posted on 2018-01-31 in Aboriginal
Dirk de Boer
Dirk de Boer, department head and professor in the Department of Geography and Planning, will take on the role of acting vice-dean Indigenous in the College of Arts & Science while Kristina Bidwell is on maternity leave from Feb. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019.
De Boer has served multiple terms as head of the Department of Geography and Planning and is interim head of the Department of Indigenous Studies. He earned his BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Amsterdam and his PhD from the University of Alberta before joining the University of Saskatchewan in 1990.
With a research focus on erosion models, hydrology and geomorphology, de Boer has held research grants through NSERC and contracts through Environment Canada. He has published 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and has supervised six graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
De Boer has served on numerous college committees and previously held a one-year term as acting vice-dean social sciences.
Community welcome for Maori scholars
Posted on 2018-08-20
Twelve people from the University of Waikato in New Zealand will visit the U of S
Free bannock and chili dinner and community talk: Decolonizing Healing
Posted on 2018-08-16
Professors Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Leonie Pihama will discuss perspectives on healing from historical trauma
Group of Maori scholars from New Zealand to visit U of S
Posted on 2018-08-15
Research forum, campus tours and performances at Remai Modern on itinerary for delegation
International and Indigenous Research Forum
Posted on 2018-08-08
University of Waikato and U of S faculty members will present on their research and its Indigenous context
University of Waikato Maori scholars' performances
Posted on 2018-08-07
The event is presented by the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Waikato and Remai Modern
Video: Co-creating knowledge for a better water future
Posted on 2018-07-18
A recent Global Water Futures meeting is believed to be the first major science gathering on a First Nation in Canada