Phillip Vannini is Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Public Ethnography and a Professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada. He is author/editor of ten books, including the recent Ferry Tales: Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada’s West Coast (Routledge, 2012) .
Jonathan Taggart is a graduate of Royal Roads University’s MA in Intercultural and International Communication and currently a University of British Columbia doctoral student and an award-winning Vancouver-based photojournalist. His photography and writing have appeared in many magazines and academic journals. He is a member of the Boreal Collective.