Our Researchers

Department of History researchers conduct research on a variety of areas 

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David Bercuson

Research Interests 

Modern Canadian political, military and diplomatic history; strategic studies

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Lyndsay Campbell

Research Interests 

Canadian and American colonial period; Canadian social and intellectual history, particularly relating to religion; Nineteenth century United States; and Slavery and race. 

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Paul Chastko

Research Interests 

Military/Diplomatic History; Political History; and United States

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George Colpitts

Research Interests 

Conservation and preservation policies, fur farming; Environmental History; First Nations History; the Canadian North; and Western Canadian History 

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Heather Devine

Research Interests 

Canadian Native history; American Indian policy; Western Canadian ethnic history; museum and archival studies; cultural resource management; Aboriginal ethnic community and family formation; heritage education and interpretation; and public history

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Petra Dolata

Research Interests 

European and North American energy history (after 1945); history and politics of the Canadian and circumpolar arctic. 

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Warren Elofson

Warren Elofson

Research Interests 

18th-century British history; Canadian agriculture; Edmund Burke; and the Rockingham Whigs

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John Ferris

Research Interests 

19th- and 20th-century Imperial history; 20th-century British and European diplomatic history; Inter-war Europe; and Modern warfare

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Alexander Hill

Research Interests 

The Soviet Union and Military/Diplomatic History

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Nancy Janovicek

Research Interests 

Canadian Women's Movement; History and Ethics Policy; and The Back-to-the-land Movement in the West Kootenays, British Columbia

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Amelia Kiddle

Research Interests 

Latin American relations and politics. 

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Mark Konnert

Research Interests 

Early modern France and Europe; Religious toleration; the Reformation and Religious Wars; and Urban history

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Courtnay Konshuh

Research Interests 

Medieval History; Early Medieval England; and Early Medieval Scandinavia

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Hendrik Kraay

Research Interests 

Civic rituals; Slavery and race; and Social, cultural, political, and military history of Brazil

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Ken MacMillan

Ken MacMillan

Research Interests 

Early modern Europe; Early modern England (legal and imperial); and English Atlantic World, 1500-1800

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David Marshall

Research Interests 

Canadian social and intellectual history, particularly relating to religion; the history of popular culture in Canada; and the issue of secularization

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Anne Moore

Research Interests

History of war, death and women; Religious studies; and mythology. 

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Jewel Spangler

Research Interests 

American social and cultural history 1607-1820; American South; and Early American religion

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Frank Stahnisch

Research Interests 

History and Philosophy of the Neurosciences; History of Physiology; Medical Visualizations throughout History; and Modern Public Mental Health

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Timothy Stapleton

Research Interests 

African history and military history. 

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Paul Stortz

Research Interests 

Cultural, Social, Political, and Intellectual History of Education and Universities; History of Ethnicity, Race, and Gender in Higher Education; Visual Images in Historical Cultures; Canadian Immigration; and History of Editing and Publishing Cultures

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Annette Timm

Research Interests 

History of Modern Germany

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Frank Towers

Research Interests 

History of race, labor, and the U.S. South; Nineteenth century United States; and Political history

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Glenn Wilkinson

Glenn Wilkinson

Research Interests 

Post war Britain; Military History; and Guerrilla Warfare 

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David Wright

Research Interests 

Chinese military history; Mongols, the Mongol conquest of China, and the Mongol world empire; North American journalists and missionaries in China, ca. 1858-1949; possible connections between Asian Xiongnu and the European Huns; Premodern Chinese foreign relations and frontier administration; Qing Taiwan; and World history

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