Steven High is the Canada Research Chair in public history and the co-director of Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Canada’s premiere oral-history research centre. He specializes in deindustrialization, urban studies, forced migration, mass violence, and oral and public history. His first monograph, Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America’s Rust Belt, 1969-1984, won prestigious book prizes from the American Historical Association, the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, and the Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada. He is the primary investigator of a collaborative research project entitled Life Stories of Montrealers Displaced by War, Genocide, and Other Human Rights Violations.
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