Tina Loo

Professor
phone 604 822 5173
location_on BuTo 1124, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada

Regional Research Area

Education

Ph.D., University of British Columbia 1990
M.A., University of Toronto, 1986
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 1984

Research

Research Interests

  • Environmental History of Canada
  • Canadian history

Publications

Selected Books

Loo, Tina Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019; 296 p.

Loo, Tina. States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century. Vancouver and Washington: University of British Columbia Press and University of Washington Press, 2006; xxiv; 280 p.

Selected Articles/Book Chapters

Loo, Tina, “The View from Jacob Street: Reframing Urban Renewal in Postwar Halifax,” Acadiensis 48, 2 (Fall 2019): 1-38.

Loo, Tina, “Questions of Scale,” in Colin M. Coates and Graeme Wynn, eds., The Nature of Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, On Point Press, 2019), 263-279.

Loo, Tina, “Political Animals: Barren Ground Caribou and their Managers in a ‘Post-Modern’ Age,” Environmental History, 24 March 2017, doi: 10.1093/envhis/emx027.

Loo, Tina. “Hope in the Barrenlands: Sustainability’s Canadian History,” in Stephen Bocking and Brad Martin, eds. Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2017), 223-260.

Loo, Tina, “High Modernism, Conflict, and the Nature of Change in Canada: A Look at Seeing Like a State,” Canadian Historical Review, 97, 1 (2016): 34-58.

Loo, Tina with Meg Stanley, “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” Canadian Historical Review, 92,3 (September 2011): 399-427.

Loo, Tina. “Africville: the Dynamics of State Power in Postwar Canada,” Acadiensis, 39, 2 (Summer/Fall 2010): 23-47.

Loo, Tina. “Disturbing the Peace: Environment and Justice on a Northern River,” Environmental History special issue on Canada 12, 4 (2007): 895-919.

Loo, Tina. “People in the Way: Modernity, Environment, and Society on the Arrow Lakes,” BC Studies, 142 and 143 (Fall and Winter 2004-2005): 161-191. Reprinted in Margaret Conrad and Alvin Finkel, eds., Nation and Society: Readings in Post-Confederation History. Vol. 2 of 2. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2007.


Awards

2016: Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2011: Canadian Historical Review best article of 2011 for “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” with Meg Stanley.

2008: Harold Adams Innis Prize for the Best English-language book in the Social Sciences (for States of Natureawarded by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

2007: CHA Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History Prize (for States of Nature), awarded by the Canadian Historical Association.

 


Tina Loo

Professor
phone 604 822 5173
location_on BuTo 1124, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada

Ph.D., University of British Columbia 1990
M.A., University of Toronto, 1986
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 1984

Research Interests

  • Environmental History of Canada
  • Canadian history

Selected Books

Loo, Tina Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019; 296 p.

Loo, Tina. States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century. Vancouver and Washington: University of British Columbia Press and University of Washington Press, 2006; xxiv; 280 p.

Selected Articles/Book Chapters

Loo, Tina, “The View from Jacob Street: Reframing Urban Renewal in Postwar Halifax,” Acadiensis 48, 2 (Fall 2019): 1-38.

Loo, Tina, “Questions of Scale,” in Colin M. Coates and Graeme Wynn, eds., The Nature of Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, On Point Press, 2019), 263-279.

Loo, Tina, “Political Animals: Barren Ground Caribou and their Managers in a ‘Post-Modern’ Age,” Environmental History, 24 March 2017, doi: 10.1093/envhis/emx027.

Loo, Tina. “Hope in the Barrenlands: Sustainability’s Canadian History,” in Stephen Bocking and Brad Martin, eds. Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2017), 223-260.

Loo, Tina, “High Modernism, Conflict, and the Nature of Change in Canada: A Look at Seeing Like a State,” Canadian Historical Review, 97, 1 (2016): 34-58.

Loo, Tina with Meg Stanley, “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” Canadian Historical Review, 92,3 (September 2011): 399-427.

Loo, Tina. “Africville: the Dynamics of State Power in Postwar Canada,” Acadiensis, 39, 2 (Summer/Fall 2010): 23-47.

Loo, Tina. “Disturbing the Peace: Environment and Justice on a Northern River,” Environmental History special issue on Canada 12, 4 (2007): 895-919.

Loo, Tina. “People in the Way: Modernity, Environment, and Society on the Arrow Lakes,” BC Studies, 142 and 143 (Fall and Winter 2004-2005): 161-191. Reprinted in Margaret Conrad and Alvin Finkel, eds., Nation and Society: Readings in Post-Confederation History. Vol. 2 of 2. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2007.

2016: Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2011: Canadian Historical Review best article of 2011 for “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” with Meg Stanley.

2008: Harold Adams Innis Prize for the Best English-language book in the Social Sciences (for States of Natureawarded by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

2007: CHA Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History Prize (for States of Nature), awarded by the Canadian Historical Association.

 

Tina Loo

Professor
phone 604 822 5173
location_on BuTo 1124, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada

Ph.D., University of British Columbia 1990
M.A., University of Toronto, 1986
B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 1984

Research Interests

  • Environmental History of Canada
  • Canadian history

Selected Books

Loo, Tina Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019; 296 p.

Loo, Tina. States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century. Vancouver and Washington: University of British Columbia Press and University of Washington Press, 2006; xxiv; 280 p.

Selected Articles/Book Chapters

Loo, Tina, “The View from Jacob Street: Reframing Urban Renewal in Postwar Halifax,” Acadiensis 48, 2 (Fall 2019): 1-38.

Loo, Tina, “Questions of Scale,” in Colin M. Coates and Graeme Wynn, eds., The Nature of Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, On Point Press, 2019), 263-279.

Loo, Tina, “Political Animals: Barren Ground Caribou and their Managers in a ‘Post-Modern’ Age,” Environmental History, 24 March 2017, doi: 10.1093/envhis/emx027.

Loo, Tina. “Hope in the Barrenlands: Sustainability’s Canadian History,” in Stephen Bocking and Brad Martin, eds. Ice Blink: Navigating Northern Environmental History (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2017), 223-260.

Loo, Tina, “High Modernism, Conflict, and the Nature of Change in Canada: A Look at Seeing Like a State,” Canadian Historical Review, 97, 1 (2016): 34-58.

Loo, Tina with Meg Stanley, “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” Canadian Historical Review, 92,3 (September 2011): 399-427.

Loo, Tina. “Africville: the Dynamics of State Power in Postwar Canada,” Acadiensis, 39, 2 (Summer/Fall 2010): 23-47.

Loo, Tina. “Disturbing the Peace: Environment and Justice on a Northern River,” Environmental History special issue on Canada 12, 4 (2007): 895-919.

Loo, Tina. “People in the Way: Modernity, Environment, and Society on the Arrow Lakes,” BC Studies, 142 and 143 (Fall and Winter 2004-2005): 161-191. Reprinted in Margaret Conrad and Alvin Finkel, eds., Nation and Society: Readings in Post-Confederation History. Vol. 2 of 2. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2007.

2016: Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2011: Canadian Historical Review best article of 2011 for “An Environmental History of Progress: Damming the Peace and Columbia Rivers,” with Meg Stanley.

2008: Harold Adams Innis Prize for the Best English-language book in the Social Sciences (for States of Natureawarded by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

2007: CHA Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History Prize (for States of Nature), awarded by the Canadian Historical Association.