Nora Russell

Writer/Editor
Publications and Communications Officer
Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
101 Diefenbaker Place
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon  SK  S7N 5B8
Phone: (306) 966–8504
Fax: (306) 966–8517
Email: nora.russell@usask.ca


Education
  • BA Honours, Saskatchewan
  • DipEd, Saskatchewan
Nora came to the Centre in 1996 after a number of years in the publishing industry. She is responsible for the Centre’s communications and publishing activities — promotional materials, director’s reports, the annual report, newsletters, books, occasional papers, research reports, and booklets, and other writing, editing, and research projects as they arise. She designs the Centre’s publications and communications materials and oversees all aspects of prepress and printing activity. She also manages the Centre's website and blogs. Nora is a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada and the Saskatchewan Publishers Group. She is also the Centre’s representative to the Co-op Network of Saskatoon.
Nora's publications include:
  • Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses, ed. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014 (book, 306 pp.)
  • Co-operating to Build a Better West: Proceedings of a Conference Celebrating the 2012 United Nations International Year of Co-operatives. Sugandhi Wickremarachchi and Nora Russell, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, 2013 (conference proceedings, 88pp.)
  • Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice, ed. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, 2004 (book, 320 pp.)
  • Canadian Co-operatives in the Year 2000: Memory, Mutual Aid, and the Millennium, ed. Brett Fairbairn, Ian MacPherson, and Nora Russell. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, 2000 (book, 356 pp.)