Dr. Stephen Fielding

Dr. Stephen Fielding
Sessional Lecturer
Office: Cle B231
Area of expertise

Migration and Ethnicity, Canada, Gender and Masculinity, World Religions, Sport


A native Ontarian from Niagara Falls, Stephen passed through Fort Erie, Sarnia, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver before landing in Victoria in 2008. He is especially interested in the less-trodden frontiers of migration and ethnicity, sport, culture, masculinity and gender, religion, and world history. Dr. Fielding defended his PhD. thesis at the University of Victoria in 2018. He also teaches at Camosun College.  

Dr. Fielding's dissertation, Sporting Multiculturalism: Toronto's Postwar European Immigrants, Gender, Diaspora, and the Grassroots Making of Canadian Diversity, won the Canadian Historical Association's 2019 Bullen Prize for the Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis on a Historical Topic in Canada. Read it here.

He can be found laughing with his spouse and two great kids, playing music, watching hockey, and drinking strong espresso.