About

Jamie Jelinski is a Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He received his PhD in Cultural Studies from Queen’s University (2019) with assistance from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. His doctoral dissertation investigated the professionalization of tattooing in Canada from the late nineteenth century to the mid-1980s. Jelinski’s postdoctoral research examines the relationship between visual culture and crime in Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. He has taught in the Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University and the Art History and Contemporary Culture Division at NSCAD University, where he was a Visiting Scholar in 2017. Jelinski’s research contributions include articles in Urban History Review, Journal of Canadian Studies, Visual Anthropology, and Études/Inuit/Studies