Frances Widdowson is an author, a public intellectual, and associate Professor of Political Science at Mount Royal University. Her upcoming book is "Separate but Unequal: How Parallelist Ideology Conceals Indigenous Dependency".
Craig Carter is Professor of Theology, Theologian-in-Resident, and an author.
Scott Masson is Associate Professor of English Literature and a public intellectual.
Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) in Halifax recently came under criticism because a non-indigenous scholar, Martha Walls, was chosen to teach Selected Topics in North American History: Residential Schools. Consequently, the university called for a meeting between Indigenous faculty and staff and Martha Walls to "discuss a way forward".
Evaluating a piece of information's validity is an essential Twenty-First Century skill with society simultaneously experiencing an information age and rise in anti-intellectualism. Google searches produce hordes of pieces written by pseudo-professionals doling out medical advice, commentary on international affairs, and capitalizing on historical conspiracy theories, like the TV series, Hunting Hitler.