Joanne Collins-Gonsalves

Dr. Collins-Gonsalves holds a PhD in History and is the Managing Director of the Historical Research International Inc. She is Research Fellow and Canadian Representative of the Farquharson Institute of Public Affairs and has served as a Research Associate with the Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, and the Education Committee of the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia. She has previously served on the Yellowknife Heritage Committee (NWT) and as the Vice President of the Guyana Heritage Society and President of The History Society.

She is the author of three academic books of history and over thirty research projects, book chapters, academic articles, research and conference papers, and biographical profiles in total. Dr. Collins-Gonsalves has been a Contributing Author for the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography (Oxford University Press). She is a member of the Rotary Club of Edmonton (RCOE) Downtown.