Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning
Portrait of Marcus Létourneau.

Marcus Létourneau

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Letourneau Heritage Consulting Inc.
Phone:
613-533-6122
About:

I am the Principal of Letourneau Heritage Consulting Inc., a heritage and strategic planning firm based in Kingston and Haliburton, Ontario and was appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University in 2013.  I am also a Research Associate at the Heritage Resources Centre at the University of Waterloo, a Senior Associate with Bray Heritage, and a Senior Associate with Creative Museum Solutions. I am currently President of the Ontario Branch of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals; Vice President of the Kingston Historical Society; on the Board of the Directors of the Friends of the Rideau; and, on the interim Board of Directors for the Heritage Resources Centre at the University of Waterloo.  

Among other positions, I previously have worked as: a contract professor for the University of Waterloo in the School of Planning (2016);  the Manager for the Sustainability and Heritage Management Discipline Team (Ottawa/Kingston) and a Senior Cultural Heritage Specialist for Golder Associates Ltd (2011-2015);  a contract professor at Carleton University in both the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and the School of Canadian Studies (Heritage Conservation) (2012-2013 & 2014); the senior heritage planner for the City of Kingston (2004-2011); and in various capacities at Queen’s University at Kingston (2001-2007). 

I hold a Ph.D. in Historical/Cultural Geography from Queen’s University at Kingston; a M.A. in Geography (Geopolitics) from the University of Western Ontario; a B.A. (Hons.) from Queen’s University at Kingston; a Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo; and a Professional Specialization Certificate in Heritage Conservation Planning from the University of Victoria. I have also completed a Certificate in Leadership Skills from the Ontario Management Development Program (through St. Lawrence College); a Certificate in Museum Studies from the Ontario Museum Association; and a NAS (Nautical Archaeology Society) Level 1 Certification. I am a Professional Member of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals and a Registered Professional Planner who is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners/Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

 

Credentials:

  • Dipl (PACS) (Waterloo)
  • BA (Hons). (Queen's)
  • M.A. (Western)
  • Ph.D. (Queen's) (2009)
  • MCIP, RPP, CAHP

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