Professor of History, Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS), Concordia University

Steven High is the co-founder of the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University in Montreal. Originally from Thunder Bay, he is the author of Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America’s Rust Belt (2003), Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization (2007, with David W. Lewis), The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places (2017, with Lachlan MacKinnon and Andrew Perchard), and One Job Town: Work, Belonging and Betrayal in Northern Ontario (2018). He has also written several books on the experiences of Montrealers displaced by war, genocide and other human rights violations.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of History, Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS), Concordia University