Ebba Olofsson

Ebba Olofsson holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Uppsala University in Sweden. She is currently a Professor at Champlain Regional College and a part-time Professor at the First Peoples Studies Program at Concordia University in Montreal. She is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Department at Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University. Ebba Olofsson has done extensive research on identity issues for people with mixed European and Indigenous parentage, both with the Sámi of Sweden and Aboriginals (Inuit and First Nations) in Canada. She conducted a postdoctoral study about the tuberculosis epidemic among the Inuit in the 1950’s in Canada. Her research interests are issues about identity, health, gender, kinship, subsistence, and colonialism, among the Indigenous peoples in Scandinavia and Canada.