Professional Academic Activities
2010-2015 Director, Centre for Canadian Studies, and Davidson Chair of Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University

2008-2011 Editor, Journal of Canadian Studies

2007-2009 President, Academy I (Arts and Humanities), Royal Society of Canada

2007-2008 Head (Academic), Canadian Studies Program, Mount Allison

2007-2008 Chair, SSHRC Committee 19 (committee member 2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07)

2007-2011 Adjunct Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Department of English, UNB

2004-2005 Co-Director, Joint Guelph-Laurier PhD Program in Literary and Theatre Studies 2004-2005 Graduate Director, Department of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier

2003-2005 Management Committee, Aid to Scholarly Publishing Program

2003 Interim Chair, Dept of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier (Jan. - July)

2001-2005 Chair, Canadian Studies Program, Wilfrid Laurier

2000-2002 President, Association for Canadian Studies

1999-2003 Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) Executive

1997-2005 Canadian Federation for the Humanities Aid to Scholarly Publication Committee

1995-1999 Executive, Association for Canadian Studies, Committee of Program Directors

1995-1997 Social Sciences and Humanities Conference Grant Committee (Chair 1996-97)

1993-1999 Chair, Canadian Studies Program, Trent University

1992-1994 Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL) Vice-President

1990-1991 Resident Director Trent-Waterloo Year-Abroad Program, Université de Nantes,

1987-1990 Chair, Women's Studies Program, Trent University

1986-1988 RFR/DRF (Resources for Feminist Resources), Editorial collective

1983-1993 Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes Editorial Board;

1984-1988 Book Review Editor