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Alan MacEachern Named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada


RCC alumnus Alan MacEachern, professor of history at the University of Western Ontario, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He is the founding director of NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment and authored and co-authored multiple books, among them The Summer Trade: A History of Tourism on Prince Edward Island (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022) and The Miramichi Fire: A History (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020). Alan MachEachern came to the RCC as a visiting scholar in 2011 and returned as a Carson fellow in 2016.

The fellows of the Royal Society of Canada are a distinguished group of Canadian scholars who are recognized for their contributions in the arts, the humanities, and the sciences as well as Canadian public life. 

The RCC would like to warmly congratulate Alan on achieving this honor.