The Department of History is excited to announce that this year's edition of Chronicles, the History Department's annual newsletter, is now available to be read online.
Nine Queen's History graduate students joined keynote speaker Daniel Woolf in presenting at the Northeast Conference on British Studies in Halifax, Nova Scotia this past weekend.
Professor Emerita Jacalyn Duffin has been awarded the Jason A. Hannah Medal by the Royal Society Canada
Professor Emerita Jacalyn Duffin has been awarded the 2023 Jason A.
Two recent, award-winning graduates of the Queen's History Master's program have been successful in finding jobs related to their historical research.
Claire Litt (PhD 2022) receives Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia
Dr. Claire Litt (PhD 2022) has received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Science History Institute, a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia that focuses on the history of chemistry, engineering, and life sciences.
The Department of History is pleased to announce that this year's edition of Chronicles, the History Department's annual newsletter, is out now.
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) 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 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) 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
Dr. Melissa Shaw (PhD 2021) will join McGill University's Department of History and Classical Studies as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2022.
Two Queen's History PhD alumni have been shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize.
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.
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.
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.
The Ontario Historical Society has awarded the 2020-21 J.J.
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.
The obituary for Geoff can be viewed here: https://www.arbormemorial.ca/reid/obituaries/geoffrey-smith/64362
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
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.
As a History student, there are lots of opportunities for you to engage with Canada’s rich history.
Scott de Groot (PhD 2015) starts a new job in Winnipeg as Curator, LGBTTQ+ Rights at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette.
Congratulations to History Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Robert Engen for his most recent publication.
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.