Professor Emeritus
University of Sheffield, BA, Honours
University of Toronto, 1974, MA, PhD


Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada.
Massey Medal, Royal Canadian Geographical Society 2012.
Brenda and David McLean Chair in Canadian Studies 2011-13.
Editor BC Studies (2008- ).
General Editor, Nature|History|Society book series with UBC Press.
Former co-Editor, Journal of Historical Geography (2006-2012).
Former Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts, UBC (1990-1996).
Former Head of the Department (1996-2002; 2005-2009).


WYNN, G. 2014 ‘Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires’ The Canadian Historical Review 95(4), 585-591

WYNN, G., COLTEN, C., WILSON, R.M., MELOSI, M.V., FIEGE, M. and DAVIS, D.K. 2014 ‘Reflections on the American Environment’ Journal of Historical Geography 43, 152-168

WYNN, G. 2014 ‘Degrees of Resilience’ Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities 1(1), 66-68



WYNN, G. 2012 ‘Vancouver in Slices’ BC Studies 175, 73-94

WYNN, G. 2012 ‘Tracing One Warm Line Through a Land so Wide and Savage. Fifty Years of Historical Geography in Canada’ Historical Geography 40, 5-32

WYNN, G. 2012 Culture and Agriculture on the Tantramar Marshes (Sackville, NB: Sackville Heritage Trust)

WYLY, E. and WYNN, G. 2012 ‘Picturing Vancouver’ BC Studies 175, 95-112



WYNN, G. and KEELING, A. 2011 ‘“The Park…Is a Mess”: Development and Degradation in BC’s First Provincial Park’ BC Studies 170, 119-150

CLAYTON, J., BRADLEY, B. and WYNN, G. 2011 ‘One Hundred Years of Struggle: The Ongoing Effort to Establish Provincial Parks and Protected Areas in British Columbia’ BC Studies 170, 4-15