Dr. Lianne Leddy is a citizen of the Serpent River First Nation in Northern Ontario. She attended Wilfrid Laurier University from 2001-2005 and earned a Combined Honours BA in English and History. She attended the University of Western Ontario for her MA in History, and chose to continue her graduate studies at Laurier at the PhD level.
Her dissertation, which she completed in 2011, examined the impacts of the uranium industry on the Serpent River First Nation and drew on oral history as well as archival sources. Leddy is also interested in the community leadership roles of Indigenous women in the postwar period. She is now an assistant professor in the Department of History at Memorial University and lives with her partner in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland.
Dr. Leanne Leddy
PhD Graduate, 2011,
Department of History