Department of Geography
Department of Geography
Room C - 321
Phone: 905-688-5550, ext. 4416
Historical Geography / Cultural Geography
B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (British Columbia), Ph.D. (Queens), 1995.
- Historical Geographies of Native - Euro - Canadian relationships in 19th century Canada
- Landscape and Identity
- geographies of private green space
- mnemonic landscapes
- wine and identity
- culture and economy
Ripmeester, M., P. Mackintosh, and C. Fullerton (eds.) (submitted) An Introduction to Niagara Wines, (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press.
Ripmeester, M. (2011) Obliterating intangibles: deindustrialization, the creative economy and the erasure of blue collar identity in St. Catharines, ON. Sharing Cultures 2011, S. S. Lira, R. Amoeda, C. Pinheiro (eds.) Greenlines Institute, Barcelos, Portugal. 541-551.
Ripmeester, M. (2010) Missing memories, missing spaces: the Missing Plaques Project and Toronto’s public past, City, Culture and Society 1(4) 185-191.
Johnston, R, and M. Ripmeester (2010) A Promise Set in Stone: St. Catharines honours a Common Soldier in Niagara in Pieces, Barry Grant and Joan Nicks (eds.) (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press) 25-43.
Ripmeester, M and Russell Johnston (2010) New wine into old narratives: constructing wine as intangible heritage in the Niagara Region, Canada, Constructing Intangible Heritage . S. Lira, R. Amoeda, C. Pinheiro, and F. Olivera. Greenlines Institute, Barcelos, Portugal.
Ripmeester, M. and R. Johnston (2010) Sustaining Identity: Heritage Development and Identity Construction in the Niagara Region, Canada.” HERITAGE 2010. S. Lira, R. Amoeda, C. Pinheiro, and F. Olivera. Greenlines Institute, Barcelos, Portugal.
Johnston, R. and M. Ripmeester (2009) Awake anon the tales of valour: The career of an urban war memorial. The Canadian Geographer 53(4) 404-426.
Ripmeester, M. (2009) The Lawn. Encyclopedia of Urban Studies. R. Hutchinson and M. Crang (eds.) Sage Publications.
Ripmeester, M. and R. Johnston (2009) Wine as intangible heritage: preliminary thoughts on meaning and landscape in the Niagara Region, Canada. Sharing Cultures 2009, S. Lira, R. Amoeda, C. Pinheiro, and F. Olivera. Greenlines Institute, Barcelos, Portugal. 585-593.
Johnston, R and M. Ripmeester. (2007) A monument’s work is never done: the Watson monument, memory, and forgetting in a small Canadian city. International Journal of Heritage Studies. 13(2) 117-135.