Teresa Iacobelli is a Research Associate at the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). She is responsible for researching, writing, and providing project management support on various assessments.
Prior to joining the CCA in 2016, Teresa was a consulting historian and curator. She has completed several major digital and on-site exhibitions for the Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, NY), the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (New York, NY), the Rockefeller Archive Center/the Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY), the Canadian War Museum (Ottawa, ON) and Library and Archives Canada (Ottawa, ON). She also conducted historical research and writing for a variety of clients, including the federal and provincial government, and non-government organizations, including the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. From 2013 to 2015, Teresa was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Queen’s University where she studied representations of war in popular media and their impact in constructing social memory and national identities.
Teresa is the author of the C.P. Stacey Award-winning Death or Deliverance: Canadian Courts-Martial in the Great War, and a number of journal articles and book chapters. She holds a PhD in history from Western University, a MA in history from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a BA (Hon.) in history/politics from Trent University.
Teresa has worked on the Policing in Indigenous Communities and Medical Assistance in Dying assessments.