William Knight

William Knight is Curator of Agriculture and Fisheries with Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa.

Will is a historian of fisheries and museums, and earned his PhD (2014) in Canadian history at Carleton University. He wrote his dissertation on the Canadian Fisheries Museum and is currently working on a history of North American fish acclimatization and fisheries management. He wrote several journal articles and book.

William Knight is the Managing Editor of Scientia Canadensis: Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medecine.


Bibliographic selection

William Knight, «Fish Out of Water: Fish Exhibition in Late Nineteenth Century Canada», in Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Canada, Joanna Dean, Christabelle Sethna et Darcy Ingram (dir.), Calgary, University of Calgary Press (2017): 115-138. Read

William Knight, «Samuel Wilmot, Fish Culture, and Recreational Fisheries in late 19th century Ontario», Scientia Canadensis, vol. 30, no. 1 (2007): 75-90. Read