Faculty Profiles


Thabit A. J. Abdullah
BA (SUNY New Paltz), MA, PhD (Georgetown University)
Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Modern and Medieval Iraq; Indian Ocean; Ottoman Empire.


Katharine Anderson
BA (McGill), MA (U Mass. Amherst), PhD (Northwestern)
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research Interests
Environmental history; history of science; modern British history.


Sarah Blake
BA (Toronto), PhD (Southern California)
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research Interests
Roman literature and culture.


Jennifer Bonnell
BA, MA (Victoria), PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Canadian, environmental, Great Lakes Region, public history and public memory.


Stephen Brooke
BA (Dalhousie/King’s College), MA (McGill), DPhil (Oxford)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
20th-century Britain: social, cultural and political history.


Tony Burke
PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research interests
Christian biographical literature of the second century (infancy gospels); children and the family in Roman antiquity; curses; non-canonical Jewish and Christian writings.


Colin Coates
BA (Ottawa), MA (British Columbia), PhD (York)
Associate Professor
Department of History, Glendon College
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Research interests
Early French Canada, nationalism, popular culture, environmental history.


Elizabeth S. Cohen
BA, MA (Harvard), PhD (Toronto)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Women in early modern Europe, especially Rome; social and cultural history; sexuality and prostitution.


Thomas V. Cohen
BA (Michigan), MA, PhD (Harvard)
Professor
Departments of History and Humanities
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Research interests
Early modern Italy, political and cultural anthropology of early modern Europe, microhistory, and the esthetics of scholarship.


Boyd Cothran
BA (Berkeley), MA, PhD (U. Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
United States; Gilded Age and Progressive Era; Indigenous; Cultural History.


José C. Curto
BA (Concordia), MA, PhD (UCLA)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Historical Demography of Angola in 18th and 19th centuries; Atlantic slave trade; Angola; Slaves in Brazil.


Megan J. Davies
BA (Victoria), MA (Waterloo), PhD (McGill)
Associate Professor
Department of Social Science
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Research Interests
Health history, women and health, British Columbia.


Kathryn Denning
BA, MA (McMaster), PhD (Sheffield)
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
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Research Interests
Anthropology of history, cultural heritage


Alan Durston
BA (Cambridge), MA (Universidad de Santiago de Chile), PhD (Chicago)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Latin American history and anthropology; Peru; indigenous peoples; language politics.


Jonathan Edmondson
MA, PhD (Cambridge)
Distinguished Research Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Society, economy and culture of Roman Spain (especially Lusitania) from late Iron Age to late Roman Empire. Roman epigraphy, especially of the Roman Empire


Carl Ehrlich
BA (U Mass. at Amherst), AM, PhD (Harvard)
Professor, Director of the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies
Departments of History and Humanities
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Research Interests
Ancient Israel, the Hebrew Bible, the Ancient Near East, "Biblical" Archaeology, Jewish History


Joshua A. Fogel
BA (Chicago), MA, PhD (Columbia)
Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Japanese and Chinese History.


Athanasios (Sakis) Gekas
BA (Ionian University, Corfù), MA, PhD (Essex)
Associate Professor, Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History
Department of History
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Research Interests
The history of class in the Eastern Mediterranean; British colonialism in the Mediterranean; The economic and social history of the Ionian Islands and the Greek State.


Philip Girard
BA (Brock), LLB (McGill), LLM (Berkeley), PhD (Dalhousie)
Professor
Osgoode Hall School of Law
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Research Interests
Legal history, Canadian and comparative legal history.


Philip Harland
BA (Waterloo), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research interests
Religion in the Greco-Roman World, Early Christianity, Associations.


William Jenkins
BA, MA (University College, Dublin), PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of Geography
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Research Interests
Irish Diaspora in Canada and United States; Urban history; Immigration and ethnic studies; Modern Ireland.


Michele A. Johnson
BA, MPhil (UWI, Mona), MA, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Cultural and Social History of the Caribbean; Cultural History of the United States


Edward Jones-Imhotep
PhD (Harvard)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
History of Science and Technology; Modern Cultural History; Histories of the self.


Joan Judge
BA (Alberta), MA, PhD (Columbia)
Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Chinese history, women and gender, history of the book.


Mark Jurdjevic
MA (Toronto), PhD (Northwestern)
Professor
Department of History, Glendon College
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Research Interests
Renaissance political and intellectual history; Machiavelli; early modern political thought; Florence.


Benjamin Kelly
BA (Sydney), DPhil (Oxford)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
The legal, political, and social history of the Late Roman Republic and Principate; Roman Egypt; the Roman Imperial Court.


Sean Kheraj
PhD (York)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Canadian environmental history; animal history, energy history, urban history.


Janice Kim
BA, MA (Johns Hopkins), MA, PhD (University of London)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Modern East Asia, 20th-century Korea, colonialism and postcolonialism, civil war and migration, industrial labor and gender relations, capitalist development and domestic economy.


Matthias Kipping
MA (Sorbonne), MPA (Harvard), DEA (EHESS, Paris), PhD (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München)
Professor, Richard E. Waugh Chair in Business History
Schulich School of Business
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Research Interests
Business and management history; management consulting; professions; historical approaches in organization studies.


David Koffman
BA (McGill), MA (Toronto), MPA, MA, PhD (NYU)
Associate Professor, J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry
Department of History
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Research Interests
Modern Jewish History, 19th- and 20th-century Canadian and US history.


Rachel Koopmans
BA (Calvin College), PhD (Notre Dame)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Medieval, English, Church, Stained Glass.


Jacqueline Krikorian
BA (Brock), MA (Dalhousie), MLitt (Oxford), LLB (Queen's), PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Departments of Political Science and of Social Science
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Research Interests
Legal history, Canadian history.


Kenton Kroker
BA (Victoria), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of Science and Technology Studies
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Research Interests
History of Modern Medicine; History of Epidemics; History of Public Health; History of Mind and Brain Sciences; History of Internationalism.


Molly Ladd-Taylor
BA (Oberlin), PhD (Yale)
Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
U.S. social and political; eugenics; health and welfare policy; childhood; motherhood; women, gender and sexualities.


Suzanne Langlois
MA (Montréal), PhD (McGill)
Associate Professor
Department of History, Glendon College
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Research Interests
Modern European History, France.


Bernard Lightman
BA, MA (York), PhD (Brandeis)
Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research interests
Great Britain, Victorian science, religion, and gender; popularization of science, science and visual culture


Paul E. Lovejoy
BSc (Clarkson College of Technology), MSc, PhD (Wisconsin)
Distinguished Research Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
African history, history of slavery


Anne F. MacLennan
BA, MA (McGill), PhD (Concordia)
Associate Professor
Department of Communication Studies
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Research Interests
Broadcasting history, radio, Canadian history.


Marcel Martel
BA (Laval), MA, PhD (York)
Professor, Holder of the Avie Bennett Historica Chair in Canadian History
Department of History
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Research interests
20th-century Canada, State formation and development; Drugs, moral regulation and public policy; Commemoration, identity politics, history and memory; Minority rights and public policy.


Carlota McAllister
BA (Toronto), MA (Arizona), MA, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
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Research Interests
Latin American, Caribbean.


Gillian McGillivray
BA (Dalhousie), MA, PhD (Georgetown)
Associate Professor
Department of History, Glendon College
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Research interests
Social History, Revolutions, Populism, State-formation, Micro-history, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Central America.


Andrea McKenzie
MA, PhD (Waterloo)
Associate Professor
Writing Department
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Research Interests
Canadian, First World War, L.M. Montgomery.


Scott McLaren
BA, MLS, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Librarian
Scott Library
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Research Interests
History of books and printing, religion in the 18th and 19th centuries, pre-Confederation Canada.


David McNab
BA (Waterloo Lutheran), MA (McMaster), PhD (Lancaster)
Associate Professor
Departments of Equity Studies and of Humanities
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Research Interests
Canadian, indigenous, Métis.


Kathryn McPherson
BA (Winnipeg), MA (Dalhousie), PhD (Simon Fraser)
Professor
Department of History
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Research Interests
Women and Health; Nursing; Gender and Colonialism in the Canadian West.


Deborah Neill
BA (Waterloo), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Western European history; European imperialism in Africa; the history of medicine.


Carolyn Podruchny
BA (McGill), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Early Canadian; Aboriginal and French encounters; fur trade; oral history; history of the book.


Geoffrey Reaume
BA (Windsor), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Critical Disability Studies
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Research interests
Mad People's History; Disability History; History of Medicine, Canadian History.


Markus Reisenleitner
MA, PhD (Vienna)
Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research Interests
Cultural History; Urban History; European Memory; Digital Humanities.


Antonio Ricci
PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research Interests
History of the Book, Cultural History of Italy, Renaissance Studies.


Anne Rubenstein
BA (Oberlin), PhD (Rutgers)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Modern Mexico, Gender, Popular Culture.


Gabriele Scardellato
BA (British Columbia), MA (Birmingham), PhD (British Columbia)
Assistant Professor
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
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Research interests
Canada, multiculturalism, immigration history


Margaret Schotte
BA (Harvard), MA (Toronto), PhD (Princeton)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Early modern history; science and technology; sailing; history of the book


Marlis Schweitzer
BA (Victoria), BFA, MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of Theatre
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Research interests
Transnational commodity culture; history of fashion and beauty culture; history of advertising; history of consumption; celebrity culture; commercial Broadway theatre; gender and performance.


Marlene G. Shore
BA (Toronto), MA (British Columbia), PhD (Toronto)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Canada and United States; Cultural History; History of Ideas.


Adrian Shubert
BA (Toronto), MA (New Mexico), MA (Warwick), PhD (Queen Mary's, London)
University Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Modern Spain, Modern Europe, Transnational and World History, Biography


Jennifer Stephen
BA (Queen's), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
20th-century Canadian social, political and economic history; comparative welfare state history.


Robert Tordoff
PhD (Cambridge)
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
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Research interests
Ancient Greek social and cultural history; slavery; memory


Jeremy Trevett
MA, D.Phil (Oxford)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Social, economic and political history of classical Athens, Greek oratory


David V. Trotman
BA (York), MA, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Associate Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Atlantic History and Culture; Caribbean; African; American; Caribbean Anthropology


Kalman Weiser
BA, MA (Yale), MPhil, PhD (Columbia)
Associate Professor
Departments of History and Humanities
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Research interests
Modern and Eastern European Jewish History, history of Israel, sociololinguistics, Yiddish language and culture.


William Wicken
BA, MA, PhD (McGill)
Professor
Department of History
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Research interests
Canadian, legal, indigenous.


Patricia Wood
BA, MA (Queen's), PhD (Duke)
Professor
Department of Geography
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Research interests
Identity and attachment to place; history of liberal democracy and the nation-state; citizenship; activism; ethnicity and immigration; gender and sexuality; urban history; Indigenous-settler relations; natural resource development; Ireland; Western Canada.