The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce the appointment of two additional members to its Board of Directors:
Donica Belisle is Associate Professor of History at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, located in Treaty 4. Her research explores how hierarchies of social power have emerged over long periods. Much of her work, including the book Retail Nation (2011), explores the social dynamics of consumer capitalism. She is currently completing a book on consumer culture within the Canadian women's movement. Other research areas include the history of global commodities, with a specific focus on the food trade. Her website is www.donicabelisle.com. Donica will join the Board in January 2018.
Don Nerbas is an Assistant Professor, History at the Cultural and Creative Studies, School of Arts & Social Sciences, Cape Breton University. His research and teaching interests broadly centre on the history of capitalism and business elites, and includes a focus upon the history of Atlantic Canada. His work has appeared in numerous academic journals, and he is the author of Dominion of Capital: The Politics of Big Business and the Crisis of the Canadian Bourgeoisie, 1914-1947 (University of Toronto Press, 2013). Don's appointment is effective immediately.