Contributors -


SEAN CADIGAN teaches in the Department of History and is the Director of the Masters of Employment Relations program at Memorial University. He is currently working with Peter Sinclair, Department of Sociology, Memorial University, on an oral history of the offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

JAMES E. CANDOW is a historian with Parks Canada’s Atlantic Service Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

ALLAN DWYER is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Memorial University. He is researching eighteenth-century Newfoundland’s place in the wider Atlantic world, with a particular interest in the formation of Irish Atlantic communities.

FRANK HOLDEN is a writer, actor, musician, and folksinger. Educated in literature, music and social work, he has also been a teacher and social worker.

TIFFANY JOHNSTONE received an Honours BA in English from Trinity College at the University of Toronto, and an MA in English from Memorial University. Her main research area is American travel literature set in Canada at the turn of the twentieth century.

MARK J. McLAUGHLIN is a doctoral candidate at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, focusing on environmental and forest history. He completed his MA in environmental history at Memorial University in 2004.

KEITH MERCER is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Dalhousie University. His article stems from his dissertation: "North Atlantic Press Gangs: Manning the Royal Navy in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, 1749-1815."

CAROLINE MÉNARD a fait sa licence en Histoire à l’Université de Saint-Jacques de Compostelle en Espagne. Elle a étudié aussi à l’Université de Bourgogne (France), faisant une recherche sur les représentations de Plaisance à l’époque coloniale française. Elle a completé récemment sa thèse doctorale sur la pLche galicienne à l’époque moderne, et elle a obtenu une bourse post-doctorale pour continuer ses recherches au sujet de Plaisance.

C.A. SHARPE is an urban geographer at Memorial University.

PETER R. SINCLAIR received his PhD in 1972 from the University of Edinburgh. He is currently University Research Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University. His current research areas include global commodity networks and local restructuring; power relations; oil and gas development; and fisheries science.

ROBERT W. KEAN was formerly a graduate student in the social sciences, but he is now working toward a Bachelor of Nursing at the Centre for Nursing Studies in St. John’s. He maintains a lively interest in resource politics and economic development in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. ISSN: 1715-1430