Historian Adam Lajeunesse is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow at St. Jerome’s University. He is currently working on a research program examining the history of Canadian military operations in the Arctic and the history of northern development, with a focus on hydrocarbon exploration from the 1960s to the mid-1980s. Dr. Lajeunesse’s doctoral research focused on the evolution of Canada’s Arctic maritime sovereignty.
Dr Hill is Assistant Professor of Military History in the Department of History and specialises in the military and strategic history of the Soviet Union. Dr Hill's Arctic interests are primarily in the militarization of the Soviet north in the period 1917-1945, including the construction of the Baltic-White Sea Canal and development of the Northern Sea Route both for both obviously military and civilian purposes.