PhD's and Post Docs

Post Doctoral Students:

Nicole Longpré

Nicole Longpre

Nicole Longpré received her PhD from Columbia University in 2016, and her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Arts from Queen's University, Canada, in 2008 and 2009, respectively. She studies modern British history, with particular interest in party politics and political culture, the history of immigration and citizenship, and Atlantic conceptions of conservatism. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled "Anti-Immigrationism and Conservatism in Britain, 1955-1981," was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her publications include "'An issue that could tear us apart': Race, Empire, and Economy in the British (Welfare) State, 1968," Canadian Journal of History 46, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 63-95. She has also contributed reviews to Social History and Reviews in History.

PhD students:

For PhD student bio's please visit the GHSU page.

Bashir, Kamran
Dissertation title: "Muslim Scholarship of the Qur'an in British India, 1860-1940"
Advisor: Rippin, Andrew

Falconer, Thirstan
Dissertation title: “Defining the “New Politics”: the Liberal Party’s politicization of ethnocultural communities in Ontario, 1960-1980”
Advisor: Bryden, Penny

Fielding, Stephen
Dissertation title: “Sporting Multiculturalism: Postwar European Immigrants and the Grassroots Making of Canadian Diversity.”
Advisor: Stanger-Ross, Jordan

Harvey, Megan
Dissertation title: "Story People: The Narrative Dynamics of Land and Indigenous-State Relations in British Columbia"
Advisor: Lutz, John

Hunfeld, Christa
Dissertation title: "That hidden booke that is within you": Secrets, Codes and Ciphers in Seventeenth-Century England
Advisor: McKenzie, Andrea

Kempling, James
Dissertation title: “A City Goes to War”
Advisor: Zimmerman, David

Kidd, Patricia
Dissertation title: "Civility and Material Culture in the Long 17th Century"
Advisor: Devereaux, Simon P. R.

Krueger, Kurt
Dissertation title: "Gentlemen of the Road: Myths and Realities of 18th-Century Highway Robbery"
Advisor: McKenzie, Andrea

Kuo, Yen-Kuang
Dissertation title: "Versions of History: The February 28th Incident in Taiwan, 1947"
Advisor: Chen, Zhongping

Legassie, Joel
Dissertation title: "Knowing the North Country: Orders of Information in Modern Hokkaido, Japan, 1869-1941”
Advisor: Price, John

Murray, Derek
Dissertation title: Colonialism and the Shaping of a Rural Landscape: Settlers, the State, and the Land in the Upper Ottawa Valley, 1850-1910
Advisor: Sager, Eric W.
Advisor: Baskerville, Peter A.

O'Shea, Iain
Dissertation title: "The British Public Discourse and the Reform of the Armed Forces, 1899-1914"
Advisor: Zimmerman, David

Semmens, Justine
Dissertation title: "The Body of a She-Devil: Symbolic Violence, Female Aggression, and Civility in France, 1550-1650"
Advisor: Beam, Sara G.

St. Pierre, Michelle
Dissertation title: "Forgotten Cataclysms: Natural Disasters and Culture in 20th-Century Europe"
Advisor: Saunders, Thomas J.

Surjan, Zsofia
Dissertation title: "Medical Practices at Aristocratic Courts in Central-Europe in the 16th and 17th Century"
Advisor: Lewis-Hammond, Mitch

Vogt, David
Dissertation title: “In the Best Interest of the Indians”: An Ethnohistory of the Canadian Department of Indian Affairs, 1896-1913
Advisor: Lutz, John

Zhou, Kefen
Dissertation title: “Mission to Modernize: The Contributions of Canadian Missionaries in China.”
Advisor: Marks, Lynne S.
Advisor: Blue, Greg