About the Canadian Studies program

What is a Canadian?

A diet of maple syrup and "maple" cookies? Knowing what a "loonie" is? The ability to pitch a tent in 60 seconds flat? There's so much more to understanding what being Canadian means - and what goes into creating Canadian identity in all its guises. Read more about Dalhousie's Canadian Studies program.

Faculty & Research


Dr. Carrie Dawson is just one of the many faculty members who teaches in Canadian Studies. One thing she loves about being cross-appointed in English and Canadian Studies is the opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and research.

Degree Options

Canadian Studies degree options

Interested in a degree in Canadian Studies?  
Learn more about our degree options


In the News


Read more about Canadian Studies and Antrolpology student Joy Shand's committment to social justice in Dalhousie News.