Canadian Studies Center

The Canadian Studies Center is part of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. It joins with the Center for Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University in Bellingham to create a federally supported Pacific Northwest National Resource Center on Canada. The Center is the secretariat for the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium; UW Council Member for University of the Arctic; and, an institutional member of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States. Canadian Studies also provides the leadership for the Jackson School-wide initiative, Arctic & International Relations which is in collaboration with the College of Environment's Future of Ice initiative. 

 Center News

KPLU Radio Station Reports on New Arctic Minor!
Florangela Davila, a reporter from KLPU, writes about the UW's new Arctic Minor in her article, "UW Launches Minor In Arctic Studies." She begins her article: "Curiosity about what’s happening in some of the coldest places on Earth has prompted the University of Washington to launch its first Arctic Studies minor." More ...

February 2014 Report
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Welcome to winter - our favorite season in Canadian Studies! Vince and I wish to thank Gary and Consuelo Corbett for their tremendous generosity and vision to enhance cross-border expereiences for undergraduates. More ...

Seattle Times Commends Future of Ice, Arctic Initiative
The University of Washington is launching a new initiative to boost research in polar regions and prepare students for a world where melting ice is opening new opportunities — and posing new threats. More ...


Canadian Studies Center
University of Washington
Box 353650
Thomson Hall, Room 503
Seattle, WA 98195-3650
T (206) 221-6374
F (206) 685-0668