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Sean Carleton


Assistant Professor


Dr. Sean Carleton is a settler scholar whose research examines the history of colonialism, capitalism, and schooling in Canada. He is also a founding member of the Graphic History Collective.


Carleton, Sean. 2023. Lessons in Legitimacy: Colonialism, Capitalism, and the Rise of State Schooling in British Columbia. UBC Press.,

Carleton, Sean. 2021. “‘The Children Show Unmistakable Signs of Indian Blood’: Indigenous Children Attending Public Schools in British Columbia, 1872–1925.” History of Education 50 (3): 313–37.,

Justice, Daniel Heath, and Sean Carleton. 2021. “Truth before Reconciliation: 8 Ways to Identify and Confront Residential School Denialism.” The Conversation. August 5, 2021. http://theconversation.com/truth-before-reconciliation-8-ways-to-identify-and-confront-residential-school-denialism-164692.

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