Alan Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan, has been appointed PCUH Research Affiliate. A specialist in ethnic identification and ethnic settlements in Saskatchewan, he authored the Ethnic Settlements section of the Atlas of Saskatchewan (2000) and was Contributing Editor in demography and ethnic settlements of the Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan (2005). His latest book Settling Saskatchewan (2013) centres on the history and changing demographics of ethnic settlements in Saskatchewan. He is also author of a current report on “The Origins and Changing Identities of Ethnic Germans in Ukraine and Their Descendants in Saskatchewan” published in English, Ukrainian, Russian, and German by the Institute of Ukrainian-German Historical Research, Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University. His research at PCUH will focus on the historical demography of Ukrainian settlements in Saskatchewan and changing Ukrainian identity in Saskatchewan.
Prof. Anderson served as Vice-President of the Central and East European Studies Association of Canada (1977-82), President of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association (1989-91), and is currently a member of the Advisory Editorial Board of the Engaged Scholar Journal.