PJ Stortz

Dr. Paul Stortz

Positions

Adjunct Associate Professor

Werklund School of Education, Specialization, Leadership

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403-220-4097

Location

Office: SS300

For media enquiries, contact

mediarequests@ucalgary.ca

email

Background

Educational Background

B.A. British history, Lakehead University,

B.A. Canadian history, York University,

M.A. history of education, University of British Columbia,

Ph.D. history and philosophy of higher education, University of Toronto,

Research

Areas of Research

•History and Philosophy of Education and Universities, •Interdisciplinarity, Intellectual Cultures, and Knowledge Construction, •historiography and postcolonial history, •Canadian Immigration Policy, Diaspora, and Racism History, •Visual Images and Media in Historical Cultures, •History of Communication, •History and Theory of Culture, •History of Editing and Publishing Cultures, •Literacy and Identity Theory , •Refugee Academic Émigré’s, Students, Professors, and Researchers in Canada

Participation in university strategic initiatives

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
HTST 59105 SEC 01 S01 Directed Reading and Research 2021
HTST 59301 LEC 01 01 Selected Topics in History 2021

Projects

SSHRC Insight Grant (Principal Investigator; 2019-24), ” English-Canadian University Student Hazing, Initiations, and Bullying as Performative Ritual, 1880-1960.”

SSHRC Insight Grant (Principal Investigator; 2013-22), “Life among the Academic Groves: Intersections of Space and Intellectual Cultures on English-Canadian University Campuses, 1850-1950.”

SSHRC/University of Calgary Residual Grant (Principal Investigator; 2020-22), “The University Professoriate and Constructions of Western Canadian Communities, 1900-1950.”

Awards

  • Emerald Literati Network (UK) 2012 Outstanding Paper Award. E. Lisa Panayotidis and Paul Stortz, “The Mythic Campus and the Professorial Life: A. Scott Carter’s Pictorial Map of the University of Toronto, 1937,” History of Education Review (vol. 40, issue, 2012
  • Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHE) Founders’ Prize, Best English Language Article published on the History of Canadian Education, 2010-2012. E. Lisa Panayotidis and Paul Stortz, “The Mythic Campus and the Professorial Life: A. Scott Car, 2012
  • Nominated for Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHE) Founders’ Prize, Best English Language Article published on the History of Canadian Education, 2015-16. E. Lisa Panayotidis and Paul Stortz, “The Imagined Space of Academic Life: Leacock,, 2016
  • Nominated for Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHE) Founders’ Prize Honorable Mention, Best English Language Article published on the history of Canadian education, 2004-2006. E. Lisa Panayotidis and Paul Stortz (2004), “Intellectual Space, 2006
  • Nominated for University of Calgary Killam Interdisciplinary Research Prize: 2010, 2011, 2012., 2021
  • Nominated for University of Calgary Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2015
  • Nominated for University of Calgary Graduate Supervision Excellence Award, 2015

Publications

  • “Life Among the Academic Groves: Intersections of Space and Intellectual Cultures on English-Canadian University Campuses, 1850-1950”. Paul James Stortz. Wilfrid Laurier University Press (under contract). (2017)
  • “The History of Universities and Academic Cultures in Canada, 1880-1960: Essays in Honour of E. Lisa Panayotidis”. Paul James Stortz. University of Calgary Press. (2017)
  • “Have You Ever Looked Into A Professor’s Soul?” Professoriate Identities And Academic Cultures In The Faculty Of Arts At The University Of Toronto, 1935-1945”. Paul James Stortz. University of Toronto Press (under contract). (2017)
  • “Picturing Academic Culture: Identity and the Making of the Professoriate In Twentieth-Century English Canada”. Paul James Stortz. University of Toronto Press. (2017)