Research interests: Legal and historical anthropology; colonialism and postcolonialism; Muslim societies; secularism and religion; ethnography of the state; Muslim nationalism in Pakistan; and South Asian history.
Kent Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, The University of Saskatchewan
Kristine Alexander completed her PhD in History at York University in 2010, and was awarded the 2011 Governor General’s Gold Medal. She recently completed a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, and is presently the Elizabeth & Cecil Kent Postdoctoral Fellows in History at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research investigates the place of children and childhood in transnational organizations and processes, and she has published articles and book chapters on the history of the global Girl Guide movement and Canadian girls during the First World War. She is currently at work on a number of projects: a book manuscript about the imperial and international histories of the Guide movement, a study of Canadian families and epistolary networks during the First World War, and a series of articles about race, photography, and the history of global youth movements.