Lindsay Bell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at SUNY, Oswego. She is a specialist in Circumpolar North America. Her research and writing focus on labour migration and the politics of Indigenous recognition as they intersect with large-scale resource extraction.
Lindsay holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and an MA from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Her dissertation was an ethnographic study of the boom and bust of sub-arctic diamond mining in the Northwest Territories. She has also done extensive research on labour mobility among francophone Canadians working in Alberta and the Northwest Territories.
Heller, M., L. Bell, M. Daveluy, H. Noel and M. McLaughlin (Under Contract, Oxford UP). Sustaining the Nation: Natural Resources and the Making of a National Linguistic Minority.
Bell, L.A. (2012) “In Search of Hope: Mobility on the Canadian Frontier” In Lem, W and P Gardiner-Barber (eds.) Migration in the 21st Century: Ethnography and Political Economy. Routledge: London, 207-246.
Heller, Monica & Lindsay Bell (2011) “Frontiers and Frenchness : pride and profit in the production of Canada”. In Alexandre Duchêne et Heller, Monica (éd.), Language in Late Capitalism: Pride and Profit. London: Routledge, 254-285.
Bell, L.A. (2010). “Economic Insecurity as Opportunity: Job Training and the Canadian Diamond Industry” in Daveluy, M, F Lévesque, and J Ferguson (eds.) Humanizing Security in the Arctic. Canadian Circumpolar Institute Press: Edmonton, 293-304.