Welcome to the Border Studies Group at the University of Lethbridge,
Treaty 7 territory in Southern Alberta.


We are Paul McKenzie-Jones, whose research focuses on transborder Indigenous activism in the 20th and 21st centuries;   

Sheila McManus, who has published extensively on the Canada-U.S. and U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 19th and 20th centuries; and

Julie Young, Canada Research Chair in Critical Border Studies, whose research focuses on how refugees, migrants, and advocates in communities around the Canada-US and Mexico-Guatemala borders interact with and challenge those borders.

Paul McKenzie-Jones

Associate Professor

Indigenous Studies

Office: A442 (University Hall) 

Phone: (403) 329-2312

Email: paul.mckenziejones@uleth.ca

Sheila McManus


History Department

Office: C872 (University Hall) 

Phone: (403) 329-2540

Email: sheila.mcmanus@uleth.ca

Julie Young

Assistant Professor

Geography Department

Office: B874 (University Hall) 

Phone: (403) 329-2076

Email: julie.young@uleth.ca

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