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  • Jewish History: social, cultural, early modern, Italian, women’s, Palestine/Israel,
  • Jewish-Muslim-Christian relations, historiography
  • Indigenous peoples
  • the Métis
  • New France
  • the Fur Trade
  • the Hudson’s Bay Company
  • North American Cultural and Intellectual History
  • Canadian-American Relations
  • Cultural Studies, Cultural Policy
  • Québec/French Canada/Acadia
  • North American Popular Culture
  • Commemoration/memory/historiography
  • Festivals and festivities
  • Media Culture
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Chair of Undergraduate Studies and Special Advisor to the Dean, FAS
  • Global History
  • British Caribbean
  • British Colonial History 19th-20th centuries
  • Diasporas
  • Atlantic History
  • Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Labour
  • Indian Ocean World
Dr. Jeffrey Collins
  • history of political thought
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • John Locke
  • the English Revolution
  • liberalism
  • the history of Christianity
  • toleration and religious freedom
  • constitutionalism
  • monarchy
  • Italian Renaissance
  • Intellectual/Cultural/?Social History of Early Modern Europe
  • Classical tradition
  • Latin (Classical and Renaissance)
  • Britain and the World
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  • Intellectual, legal and cultural histories
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  • Transnational Canadian history
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  • Jewish History: social, public, local, multicultural, modern comparative, film, Holocaust
  • historical aspects of military, veteran and family health
  • human behaviour in war
  • military leadership and command
  • air warfare
  • Africa, especially southern
  • gender and sexuality
  • environment
  • human rights
  • development, especially urban and public health
  • History of Colonial North America, Women's/Gender History
  • Social History of British North America
  • History of Migration in the 18th and 19th Centuries
E Hill
  • Modern China
  • East Asia
  • Environmental History
Chair of the Department
  • Russian and Soviet History
  • Modern Europe
Chair of Graduate Studies

19th-Century Canada; intellectual and legal history 

Co-Convener, Global History Initiative
  • Colonial and Postcolonial India, British Empire, Postcolonial Theory and Global History
  • Race, Gender and Sexuality
  • History of Science and Medicine
  • History of Childhood, Youth and Age
  • South America in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • urban social history
  • middle classes
  • law and society
  • 20th century Canada
  • social policy
  • the welfare state
  • child care
  • women and gender
  • taxation
  • South Asia
  • Food History
  • South Asian Religion
  • Horror cinema
  • Hindi cinema
  • Comics and Graphic novels
  • Modern Europe (France)
  • comparative public policy
  • welfare state
  • history of globalization 
Principal Emeritus

Historiography; History and Theory of Historical Thought and Writing; Early Modern British History

Department of History, Queen's University

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Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.