Professor, Carleton University
Dustin Valen is a doctoral candidate at McGill University where his research addresses the cultural history of architectural and landscape modernism. His interests include the social and political history of landscape in pre-Confederation Newfoundland, nineteenth-century horticulture, and mid-century architectural modernism in Canada. His research has been recognized through numerous grants and awards, including from the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, and Memorial University’s Institute for Social and Economic Research, among others. He is the recipient of the 2017 Founders’ JSAH Article Award for his recent contribution to the society’s journal.
Imperial Atmospheres and British Bodies in 19th Century Africa