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Bruce Erickson


Associate Professor


Dr. Bruce Erickson is an associate professor of geography whose research focuses on the cultural and political dimensions of outdoor leisure, paying attention to how colonialism and nationalism in Canada impact our recreational use of space. His work also documents the impact of gender, race and sexuality on our understandings of nature and space. His current projects address ecotourism in northern Canada, environmental activist campaigns throughout Canada and the United States, and the production of heritage sites in Ontario.


Erickson, Bruce. 2021. “The Neoliberal Tourist.” ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 20 (1): 58–80.,

Erickson, Bruce, and Sarah Wylie Krotz, eds. 2021. The Politics of the Canoe. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: University of Manitoba Press.,

Erickson, Bruce. 2020. “Anthropocene Futures: Linking Colonialism and Environmentalism in an Age of Crisis.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 38 (1): 111–28.

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