Chelsea Horton

Chelsea Horton
Research Coordinator

BA Honours (SFU), MA (SFU), PhD (UBC)

Office: Sedgewick Vandekerkhove Wing B119
Chelsea Horton is research coordinator for the Religion in Cascadia project. An ethnohistorian born and raised on the west coast of British Columbia, Chelsea has a deep interest in intersections of religion, irreligion, colonialism, and reconciliation in this region. She holds a PhD in Indigenous history from the University of British Columbia and is co-editor, with Tolly Bradford, of the recent interdisciplinary collection, Mixed Blessings: Indigenous Encounters with Christianity in Canada (UBC Press, 2016). Chelsea has also presented and published on the subject of Indigenous Baha’i histories in North America. She teaches in the field of Indigenous history and also works as a research consultant with First Nations communities in British Columbia. Chelsea resides in traditional Snaw-Naw-As territory, where she may frequently be found stand-up paddling on the Salish Sea.​