Esyllt W. Jones
Esyllt W. Jones is the Humanities Research Professor in the Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba. She is the author or editor of several books on the history of pandemic influenza, medicare and Canadian social history, including the award-winning Influenza 1918: Disease, Death and Struggle in Winnipeg (UTP, 2007). Prof. Jones has recently created a new online project called Pandemic Histories (www.pandemichistories.ca), a site that promotes the work of Covid-19 record preservation in Canada, historical memory, and disease history. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s Covid-19 Taskforce.