Mackie, Richard Somerset 1957–
Mackie, Richard Somerset 1957–
PERSONAL: Born December 8, 1957, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; son of George Owen (a zoologist) and Gillian Vallance (an art historian) Mackie; married Cathy Richardson, 1994; children: Juliet, Raphael, Rupert. Education: University of St. Andrews, M.A., 1981; University of Victoria, M.A., 1985; University of British Columbia, Ph.D., 1993.
CAREER: Biographer of surveyor George Drabble, Comox, British Columbia, Canada, 1993–95; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, postdoctoral fellow, 1997–99. University of Washington, Seattle, McClelland Lecturer in Pacific Northwest History, 1996–97; sessional lecturer at University of Victoria and Malaspina University College, between 1999 and 2005.
AWARDS, HONORS: British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Medal for historical writing, 1997, 2000.
Hamilton Mack Laing: Hunter-Naturalist, Sono Nis Press (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), 1985.
The Wilderness Profound: Victorian Life on the Gulf of Georgia, Sono Nis Press (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), 1995.
Trading beyond the Mountains: The British Fur Trade on the Pacific, 1793–1843, University of British Columbia Press (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1997.
SIDELIGHTS: Richard Somerset Mackie once told CA: "Most of my work has been commissioned or academic, but recent grants promise to take me in new directions."
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