Department publishes 2022 Annual Newsletter
The Department of History is pleased to announce that this year's edition of Chronicles, the History Department's annual newsletter, is out now.
Catharine Wilson (PhD) publishes new book with McGill-Queen's University Press
History PhD alumna Catharine Anne Wilson has published a new book, Being Neighbours: Cooperative Work and Rural Culture, 1830-1960, with McGill-Queen's University Press.
From McGill-Queen's University Press:
Julian Yang (PhD 2020) accepts tenure track position at Kangwon National University in Korea
Julian Yang (PhD 2020) joins Kangwon National University in Korea as a tenure track assistant professor in Ancient and Medieval Western History.
Kangwon National University is one of the top ten national flagship universities in Korea.
Katelyn Arac (PhD 2022) joins Wilfrid Laurier University as Postdoctoral Fellow
Katelyn Arac (PhD 2022) joins Wilfrid Laurier University as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Laurier Legacy Project, a public history project that examines the times and legacy of Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
Melissa Shaw (PhD 2021) receives honourable mention for Canadian Historical Association's John Bullen Prize
Melissa N. Shaw (PhD 2021) has received Honourable Mention for the Canadian Historical Association's 2022 John Bullen Prize for her dissertation "Blackness and British 'Fair Play': Burgeoning Black Social Activism in Ontario and its Responses to the Canadian Colour Line, 1919-1939."
Austin Wild (BAH 2020 and MA 2021) awarded Journal of Military and Strategic Studies' 2022 Annual Student Award of Excellence
Austin Wild (BAH 2020 and MA 2021) has been awarded second prize for the Journal of Military and Strategic Studies' 2022 Annual Student Award of Excellence for his MA thesis, "Accidental Humanitarians: The Mission of “Dunsterforce” in Eastern Anatolia, Iran and the Caucasus, January to S
Charlotte Duval-Lantoine (MA 2019) publishes new book on Gender Integration in the Canadian Forces
Charlotte Duval-Lantoine (MA 2019) has published a new book entitled The Ones We Let Down: Toxic Leadership Culture and Gender Integration in the Canadian Forces (McGill-Queen's University Press, 20
Melissa Shaw (PhD 2021) to join McGill University's Department of History and Classical Studies
Dr. Melissa Shaw (PhD 2021) will join McGill University's Department of History and Classical Studies as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2022.
History PhD Alumni shortlisted for John W. Dafoe Book Prize
Two Queen's History PhD alumni have been shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize.
Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) publishes new book on military history
Matthew Barrett has published a new book, Scandalous Conduct: Canadian Officer Courts Martial, 1914-45, with UBC Press as part of the Studies in Canadian Military History series.
Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) and Robert Engen (PhD 2014) publish new graphic history of Hill 70 and Canada's First World War
Queen's University History alumni Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) and Robert C. Engen (PhD 2014) have co-authored a new graphic history book called Through Their Eyes: A Graphic History of Hill 70 and Canada's First World War.
Rob Engen (PhD 2014) takes position in Australia
This summer Rob Engen (PhD 2014) will take up a position as a Senior Lecturer in War Studies at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, working exclusively with the Australian War College in Canberra.
New book from Queen's History alumna Dr. Joanne Paul receives wide critical acclaim
Dr. Joanne Paul, a Queen's History graduate, has recently published her new book, The House of Dudley: A New History of Tudor England.
The highly acclaimed new publication charts the Dudley family's influence and power in England throughout the Tudor period.
Dr. Scott Rutherford Receives Ontario Historical Society's 2020-21 J.J. Talman Award
The Ontario Historical Society has awarded the 2020-21 J.J.
Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) Publishes New Comic Book
Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) has produced the first peer-reviewed, original comic book ever published within an academic article. His “'He would be expected to crack': Battle Exhaustion, Desertion and the Court Martial of Lieutenant R. J.
Dr. Tabitha Renaud to present Kingston Historical Society Talk
Dr. Tabitha Renaud, (PhD History Graduate) will speak on “Without Words: The Communication Barrier between Indigenous Peoples and the Earliest European Explorers in North America” on Wednesday, April 14th @7:00 pm via Zoom
Interview with Queen's History Emerita, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin: A Lifetime of Research Adventure
Queen's History Emerita, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, was appointed to the Order of Canada in January 2021 for her contributions and leadership in the field of medical history.
The Canadian Museums Association's Young Canada Works Program is Open for Registration
As a History student, there are lots of opportunities for you to engage with Canada’s rich history.
Dr. Matthew Barrett wins Linda F. Dietz Prize
New Curator position for Scott de Groot (PhD 2015)
Scott de Groot (PhD 2015) starts a new job in Winnipeg as Curator, LGBTTQ+ Rights at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
Grad Alumni - Christo Aivalis reviewed in Jacobin
A review of The Constant Liberal: Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour and the Canadian Social Democratic Left by Christo Aivalis (University of British Columbia Press, 2018) by Luke Savage.
Congratulations to Dr. Richard Goette!
Richard Goette (PhD 2009) has been hired by the Department of Defence Studies at the Canadian Forces College (CFC)/Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) as an Associate Professor to teach at CFC. Part of his hiring announcement is below. Allan
Historians featured in the Alumni Review
The most recent edition of the Queen’s Alumni Review features Robert Engen’s (PhD 2014) and Matthew Barrett’s (MA 2013, PhD Candidate) work for the Hill 70 Memorial Project, which memorializes the Battle of Hill 70 through a monument and educational program:
Dr. Christo Aivalis publishes new book
The Constant Liberal: Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour, and the Canadian Social Democratic Left was produced through Christo's Doctoral Dissertation at Queen's under the supervision of Dr.
Queen’s History Graduate Organizes Symposium
Ryan Goldsworthy (MA 2011) organized and spoke at the first annual Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) Military History Symposium held in Toronto on 13 October 2017.
History Ph.D. Graduate Dr. Ian Hope publishes book
Ian Hope's A Scientific Way of War: Antebellum Military Science, West Point, and the Origins of American Military Thought is based on his 2011 PhD dissertation in the department and is now available from University of Nebraska Press. Dr.
History Ph.D. Graduate Dr. Caroline Harris publishes book
Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette.
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Engen
Congratulations to History Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Robert Engen for his most recent publication.
History Ph.D. Graduate Michael Eamon publishes book
Michael Eamon's Imprinting Britain: Newspapers, Sociability, and the Shaping of British North America is based on his 2011 PhD dissertation in the department and is now available from McGill-Queen's University Press. Dr.
History Ph.D. Graduate Carolyn Harris publishes new book
Congratulations to Carolyn Harris! Her first book, Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada was recently published by Dundurn Press.