Gerhard Ens



Phone: 780.492.6383
Website: Gerhard Ens
Office: 2-14 Tory Building
Mailing Address: History and Classics
University of Alberta
2-28 Tory Building
Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H4

Research & Publications



Ph.D. University of Alberta
M.A. University of Manitoba
B.A. University of Manitoba

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Metis Society and Politics
  • The Fur Trade
  • The Missionary West
  • Oblates/CMS
  • Settlement of the West

Currently completing:
From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Metis History and Identity from the 18th to 21st Centuries, and editing a scholarly edition of the Fort Edmonton fur trade journals from 1806-1821

Teaching Interests

  • Canadian History
  • The Canadian and American Wests
  • Environmental History
  • Native History
  • Fur Trade History

Fields of Graduate Supervision

  • Western Canada
  • Metis and First Nations History
  • Fur Trade and Missions