Dianne Newell

Professor Emerita
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Department of History

Contact Information

Email: d.newell@oceans.ubc.ca
Office phone: 604-822-9890
Web page: biography

Research Interests

As an historian of technology, Dianne Newell is leading expert in Canadian Native case law in the area of BC fisheries, has served on the Research Management Committee of AquaNet: Canada’s Network of Centres of Excellence in Aquaculture, and also as an Independent Evaluator for the 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Commission. Newell was named interim Director of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC in 2003 and appointed Director in 2006, ending in 2011.