Funded Research

Insight Grants

Insight Grant recipients from the Department of History. 


Amelia Kiddle

Year: 2016

“The 1938 Mexican oil expropriation and the roots of resource nationalism"

Tim Stapleton

Year: 2016

“Military culture in British Colonial West Africa, c1860-1960.” 

George Colpitts

Year: 2015

"Treaty Trade: Cash and the Monetization of Aboriginal-Newcomer Relations in Canada 1874-1925"

Hendrik Kraay

Year: 2015

"From Entrudo to Carnaval in Brazil"

Kenneth R. MacMillan

Year: 2013

“The Meaning of Conquest in England and the Atlantic, circa 1500-1700”

Paul J. Stortz (co-investigator with E. Lisa Panayotidis, Faculty of Education)

Year: 2013

“Life among the Academic Groves: Intersections of Space and Intellectual Cultures on English-Canadian University Campuses, 1850-1950”

Heather Devine

Year: 2012

“The J. X. LaRocque Papers: Métis History and Politics in Southern Saskatchewan, 1886-1945”

Paul J. Stortz

Year: 2012

"The University Professoriate and Constructions of Western Canadian Communities, 1900-1950"

Insight Development Grants

Recipients from the Department of History. 


Frank W. Stahnisch

Year: 2013

“German-Speaking Émigré-Neuroscientists in Canada and the United States, 1930s to 1970s”

Annette F. Timm

Year: 2012

“Eros in the Archive”

Standard Research Grants

Recipients from the Department of History. 


David J. Bercuson

Year: 2011

“After Somalia: The Minister’s Monitoring Committee and the Reform Government in the Canadian Forces”

Hendrik Kraay

Year: 2011

“Popular Festival and Civic Ritual in a Brazilian City: The 2 July Celebration in Twentieth-Century Salvador, Bahia”

Warren M. Elofson

Year: 2010

“Comparing Cattle Ranching Frontiers: Australia and North America”

G. Francine Michaud

Year: 2010

“La condition des travailleurs urbains et ruraux en Provence mediévale”

Nancy E. Janovicek

Year: 2010

“Coalitions and Conflicts in the Back-to-the-Land Movement of the West Kootenays”

Jewel L. Spangler

Year: 2009

“American Mourning: Disaster in Early National Richmond as History and Memory”

John R. Ferris

Year: 2008

“British and American Intelligence and the Road to the Pacific War, 1936-1941”

Holger H. Herwig

Year: 2008

“The Great Lion: Admiral Karl Doenitz and the Corruption of Command”

Frank H. Towers

Year: 2008

“The Slave Power’s Grassroots: Federal Proslavery Politics and Local Electorates in the United States, 1840-1861”

Kenneth R. MacMillan

Year: 2007

“The Idea of Conquest in England, 1485-1650”

Annette F. Timm

Year: 2006

“Lebensborn and the Sexualization of the Nazi Past”

George W. Colpitts

Year: 2005

“First Nations Communities and the Management of Game on Reserved Hunting Spaces during the Inter-war Period in Canada”

Warren M. Elofson

Year: 2005

“Great Ranches on the Great Plains”

Holger H. Herwig

Year: 2005

“Slaughter in Paradise: Nazi U-boats and Allied Oil, the Caribbean, 1942-1943”