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Canadian Studies Center



The Pacific Northwest National Resource Center’s mission is to increase the number of scholars, educators and professionals knowledgeable about Canada in the Pacific Northwest and across the nation.

Core Services Offered

The Center offers a major, minor and International Studies track in Canadian studies; an Arctic Studies minor; an associated students program for undergraduates; scholarships for undergraduate students to study in British Columbia; Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships and a professional development program for graduate students; an affiliated faculty program; a Fulbright Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies; research fellowships through the Arctic and International Relations Initiative; and a K-12 teacher associate program. The Center also offers public programming to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada, the Canada-U.S. relationship and Canada’s role in the world.

Funding Information

U.S. Department of Education, Title VI grant 2018-2022
Corbett British Columbia-Washington International Exchange Program Fund

Reporting Structure

Resat Kasaba, Director, Jackson School of International Studies

Related UW Entities

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of American Ethnic Studies, Department of American Indian Studies, Department of Anthropology, School of Art, Department of Art History, Department of Communication, Department of Economics, Department of French and Italian Studies, Department of Geography, Department of History, Jackson School of International Studies
College Of Built Environments
Michael G. Foster School of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of the Environment
Daniel J, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
School of Public Health
School of Social Work
UW Bothell
UW Tacoma

External Partners

Center for Canadian-American Studies, Western Washington University
Border Policy Research Institute, Western Washington University
Salish Sea Institute, Western Washington University