Heather Parker and Anya Hageman bring Indigenous economies to life through objects from the collection. Photo: Tim Forbes
Heather Parker is our newly appointed Associate Curator, Academic Outreach. In this role, she will cultivate and facilitate course-specific access to Agnes exhibitions and collections, formulating strategies for active use of original works of art within university curricula and, more broadly, as a research and teaching resource.
Parker’s career has spanned academic teaching and administration, with a focus on building bridges between faculty, students, staff and the public in interdisciplinary environments. She has held positions as Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services and AODA Advisor at the University of Waterloo, and as Assistant Director at the Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Guelph. She holds a doctorate in history from the University of Guelph and a Master’s in Scottish History from the University of Edinburgh.