Ken Coates

 Ken Coates 


Biography

Ken Coates is a Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (University of Saskatchewan campus). He is a well-known historian specializing in the history of the Yukon and Northern Canada in general, who has written many books both for academic and trade audiences. Ken’s passion for higher education, and in particular the Arts disciplines, has taken him across Canada and around the world with posts at the University of Waterloo; University of Victoria; University of Northern British Columbia; University of Waikato, New Zealand; and the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Coates was the director of ICNGD from 2013-2016.