June Scudeler (she/her)

Assistant Professor

SWH 9077

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 StudiesAmerican Indian Culture and Research JournalCanadian LiteratureTransmotion, and Studies in Canadian Literature. Her chapters are included in Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and LiteraturePerforming IndigeneityCambridge 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 

Community Engagement

Co-editor of the Salt Chuck City Review, a Vancouver-based Indigenous literary journal

Other links

T: @junescudeler