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Dr. June Scudeler (Métis) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Indigenous Studies, cross-appointed with the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University. She received her PhD in English at UBC in 2016. Her research encompasses queer Indigenous studies, literature, film, and art. She is currently delving into Indigenous horror, particularly the Métis rougarou, a creature who is a mixture of French werewolf or loup garou, and Cree and Anishinaabe shapeshifters.
She has published articles in Native American and Indigenous Studies, American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Canadian Literature, Transmotion, and Studies in Canadian Literature. Her chapters are included in Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and Literature, Performing Indigeneity, Cambridge Handbook to Queer Studies and A People and a Nation: New Directions in Métis Studies.
B.A. and M.A. in English at SFU and her PhD in English from UBC in 2016
Queer Indigenous studies, Indigenous literature, film, and art, Indigenous science fiction and horror
Co-editor of the Salt Chuck City Review, a Vancouver-based Indigenous literary journal
Future courses may be subject to change.