More About Nock, Laurie
Laurie Nock has been an instructor of anthropology at Grande Prairie Regional College since 1990.
She has sat on the boards of the Grande Prairie Pioneer Museum, the Grande Prairie and District Multicultural Association, the Aboriginal Workforce Participation Initiative Steering Committee, and on the board of directors of the 73-unit, self-managed condominium association where she lives. The majority of her civic work has taken place at the College, on the Aboriginal and Northern Studies Committee/Indigenous Studies Committee and numerous ad hoc committees.
She has served as a representative of the Department of Arts and Education on the Tenure Committee, the Professional Leave Committee and the Curriculum Committee.
She has been both a member and Chair of Academic Council. She has participated in the executive of the Academic Staff Association as Chair of Collective Bargaining, Vice President, and as President.
Dr. Nock earned a B.A. and an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Calgary, and a PhD in Anthropology from McGill University.
Ethnicity and economics in Punta Arenas, Chile. http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/webclient/StreamGate?folder_id=0&dvs=1431819341021~229
Areas of Expertise and/or Interest:
The Americas, contemporary, historic and pre-colonial
under-development and modernization
ethnicity and racism
1983 Book Reviews on Chilean Literature in Canada, in CANADIAN ETHNICS STUDIES XV (2): 166-198.
1985-86 Los británicos en Magallanes, in ANALES DEL INSTITUTO DE LA PATAGONIA, 16:23-40.
1987 The Croatians in Punta Arenas, Chile, in SYMPOSIUM: EMIGRANTS FROM CROATIA AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS, Vladimir Markotic, ed., (57-66). Calgary: Western Publishers.
1990 "We never unpacked our bags": Chilean refugees becoming immigrants", in MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: COUNCIL NEWSLETTER OF THE ALBERTA TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION.
1994 Traditional Medicine: Literature Review, in TRADITIONAL DENE MEDICINE REPORT, Joan Ryan et. al., Dene Cultural Institute and Arctic Institute of North America.