From Mount Allison University
Dr. Karl Hele, professor in Canadian and Indigenous Studies, is the 2022 recipient of the Paul Paré Medal at Mount Allison University. The Medal recognizes outstanding research and scholarship among faculty members.
Hele, a member of the Garden River First Nation of the Anishinaabeg in Ontario, joined Mount Allison in 2018. His research areas include Indigenous history, law, and politics. Since arriving at Mount Allison, he has played a leadership role in program development around the new Indigenous Studies minor and certificate options, introducing new courses on topics such as Indigenous history, cross border encounters, and the Indian Act.