Jenny Clayton Instructor, History — Humanities
BA University of Victoria, MA University of New Brunswick, PhD University of Victoria
Since completing a PhD at the University of Victoria, Jenny Clayton has taught courses on Canadian and Environmental History at the University of Victoria and at Vancouver Island University. For her dissertation, Jenny explored the history of parks and outdoor recreation in twentieth-century British Columbia, a project that involved archival research, oral history interviews, and hiking trips. Recently, Jenny has helped create a website on Victoria’s Chinatown, and is writing a book on the history of British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governors.
Also courses on Global Environmental History, Canadian Environmental History, and Nineteenth-Century British Columbia.