Deanna Reder

Associate Professor


Deanna Reder (Cree-M├ętis) is Chair for the Department of Indigenous Studies and is a member of the Department of English. She is Principal Investigator, in partnership with co-applicants Dr. Margery Fee and Cherokee scholar Dr. Daniel Heath Justice of the University of British Columbia, on a five-year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded project for 2015-2020 called "The People and the Text: Indigenous Writing in Northern North America up to 1992." See She is a founding member of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA) and served on the ILSA council from 2015-2018 (see; currently she is co-chair, with Professor Sophie McCall, of the Indigenous Voices Awards. (see She also is the Series Editor for the Indigenous Studies Series at Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 



Fall 2020

Future courses may be subject to change.

Coming January 2022:

ENGL 870-B: Topics in Academic Research and Knowledge Mobilization 

Published Books