Professor Nathalie Kermoal is of Breton descent (a people living on the West coast of France). She is a full professor in the Faculty of Native Studies. She is a bilingual specialist (French and English) in Canadian history and more specifically in Métis history. She did her M.A in contemporary History at the University of Nantes (France) and her Ph.D in Canadian History at the University of Ottawa. She has published three books as well as numerous articles on the Métis, Urban Aboriginal issues, Contemporary Aboriginal Art as well as the Calgary School. In 2011-2012, she served as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies. In 2013 and 2014, she was Special Advisor on Aboriginal academic programs with the Provost’s office of the University of Alberta. From July 1st, 2009 to June 30, 2015, Professor Kermoal was the Associate-Dean Academic of the Faculty of Native Studies.
Ph.D.: History, University of Ottawa (1996)
M.A: History, University of Nantes (France) (1987)
Honour’s degree in History, University of Nantes (France) (1986)
DEUG: History and Geography, University of Nantes (France) (1985)