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Gavin Taylor

Assistant Professor & Associate Chair & UPD
Department: History
Faculty: Arts and Science

Gavin Taylor
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2401


Native History, Native Treaties, Oka Crisis, Colonial North America, jamestown cree caledonia kahnawake kahnasatake mohawks first peoples indian

Languages spoken:

English, French

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Gavin Taylor is a Senior Lecturer in the History Department at Concordia University.  He studies in colonial North America, specializing in aboriginal-settler relations and the origins of treaty-making in New England, New France and New Netherlands.  Taylor received his Ph.D. from the College of William and Mary, and has also worked as a journalist.  He is currently writing a textbook for Oxford University Press provisionally titled Two Roads to Heaven: A History of Native-Settler Relations in North America.  He has taught a broad range of courses in North American history, as well as on subjects related to public history and the politics of the past.

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