M. Blake Butler

Thesis Title

  • Arctic Unicorns: A History of Human Interactions with Narwhals


  • Prof. Alan MacEachern

Second Reader

  • TBD

Main Research Interests

  • Canadian History; Environmental History; Historical Human-Cetacean Relationships


Conference Papers

  • January 2017, "A Whale of a Tale: Narwhals and the Vancouver Aquarium, 1968-1971," Qualicum Conference, Parksville, British Columbia
    - January 2016, "The Blue, Yellow, Red... and Green: Student Environmental Activism at Queen's University during the 1960s and 1970s," Qualicum Conference, Parksville, British Columbia.