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. Find out more about the breadth and depth of Canadian Studies 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.

More Canadian Studies News