Jerry P. White serves as Associate Dean (Graduate Studies, Policy and Planning) in Social Science with responsibilities for graduate affairs, strategic planning, and in the development of policy and review processes across the faculty, including both interdisciplinary activities and Aboriginal affairs. He is the Director of the Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium and has authored several books on Aboriginal policy.
Erik Anderson has over ten years experience in Aboriginal policy research for the Privy Council Office and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Much of his career has been spent examining and writing about the history of federal government relations with First Nations, Inuit, and Metis.
Jean-Pierre Morin is the staff historian for the Treaty Relations Directorate at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. He specializes in the history of treaties between the Crown and Aboriginal people, as well as government policy relating to Aboriginal people.
Dan Beavon is director of the Research and Analysis Directorate, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. He has worked in policy research for twenty years and manages an Aboriginal research program on a variety of issues, including increasing the amount and quality of strategic information available to the policy process.