Steven High is Canada Research Chair in Oral History and Co-Director of the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling. Between 2005 and 2012, he was principal investigator of the Montreal Life Stories project, a major collaborative project working with Montrealers displaced by war, genocide and other human rights violations. He is the author of four books including Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America's Rust Belt (2003) and with David Lewis, Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization (2007). Among his forthcoming books is Oral History at the Crossroads, a sustained reflection on collaborative research. Steven High's research has won numerous awards including the Porter Prize for best book in Canadian Sociology, the Albert B. Corey Prize in Canadian-American Relations, and the Klibansky Prize for best book published in the Humanities in Canada.