David M. K. Sheinin
Professor, Director of History Graduate Program
M.A., Ph.D. (Connecticut)
Research Interests: Latin American History and the International History of the United States with special interest in Twentieth-century Argentina, Venezuela, and Colombia. David’s current research focuses on Human Rights and Dictatorship; Boxing and Society; and Nuclear Politics.
M.A., Ph.D. (Queen’s)
Research Interests: Modern Canadian Political, Cultural and Diplomatic History.
Research Interests: Modern Spanish History; Fascism and Dictatorships; Modern European History, Transnational History.
B.A., M.A. (Montréal); Ph.D. (McGill)
Research Interests: History of Food; Cultural, Social and Political History of Québec; Women’s History.
Christopher P. Dummitt
B.A. (Trent); M.A. (Dalhousie); Ph.D. (Simon Fraser)
Research Interests: Canada's Political, Cultural, and Intellectual History and has a growing side interest in Research Methods and Issues of Academic Freedom.
B.A. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); Ph.D. (Rutgers University)
Research Interests: Modern United States Cultural and Environmental History; American Studies; Visual Culture; Mass Media and the Environment; Arctic Landscapes.
M.A. (Charles, Toronto); Ph.D. (Toronto)
Research Interests: Late Medieval History, particularly Portugal and its Nobility; Early European Overseas Expansion. with emphasis on Africa; Emotions, Values, and Attitudes in the Late Medieval Period.
B.A. (University of Calgary); M.A., Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Research Interests: High Middle Ages, 1050-1330, especially England and Northern France (Anglo-Norman and Angevin Realms); Life Cycle; Fertility, Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Breastfeeding; Childhood, Adolescence, and Education; and Saints' Cults and Miracle Stories.
Professor, Chair of History Department
B.A. (Western); M.A. (Queen's); Ph.D. (York)
Research Interests: Early Modern Europe, especially England, with a focus upon Gender, Childhood and the Military; Crime and Criminal Justice; Plebeian Marriage and Family Life.
M.Phil. (Oxford); M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)
Research Interests: The History of German Childhood, 1871-1945; World War One and German Society; Art in Modern German History; the Holocaust.
Professor in Canadian Studies, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in the Study of the Canadian North
M.A., Ph.D. (Calgary)
Research Interests: Modern Canadian and Circumpolar History; Political Studies; Military History/War and Society; and Indigenous-state Relations in Canada
B.A. (McGill); M.A., Ph.D. (York)
Research Interests: The History of Suicide in English-speaking Canada; Medical and Criminal History; Asylums and Prisons.
M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Research Interests: Modern Vietnamese History, focusing on Associational Life, Civil Society, and the Vietnam War.
M.A. (Rochester); Ph.D. (Toronto)
Research Interests: Early Modern Britain; History of Medicine; Disease and the Poor in the 18th Century; Workhouses, History of Sexuality, especially Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
BA (Toronto), MSc (Guelph), PhD (York)
Research and Teaching Interests: Cultural politics of nature, Political ecology of wolves in Canada, Political theory and the environment, Environmental justice
Stephanie teaches in the broad areas of human-animal relations, political ecology, and environmental justice. Stephanie is committed to challenging and nurturing students, not as passive recipients of knowledge but in a lifelong learning process that can equip them to be critical of the world as it is, and seek to change it for the better.
Roles of science in environmental policy and politics; regional environmental history and biodiversity conservation; the science and politics of salmon aquaculture; the history of environmental science in northern Canada
Principal, Catharine Parr Traill College
B.A. (Ottawa); M.Phil. (Cambridge); M.A., Ph.D. (Queen’s)
Research Interests: Print Culture, Enlightenment, Cultural and Intellectual History.
Assistant Professor, Cape Breton University
M.A. (Lakehead); Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Dr. Hatton is an award-winning historian, whose published work interrogates the deeper personal, social, and cultural meanings attached to sport for both participants and spectators in Canadian society.
B.A., M.A. (Trent); Ph.D. (York)
Research Interests: Cultural history; the History of Identity; African History; Classical History; the History of Slavery; Body Marking and Origins; Missionary Education and Development.
B.A., M.A. (Lakehead); Ph.D. (McMaster)
Ongoing and Future Research Projects:
Monograph-length project on American eugenics and genetics in global perspective exploring the role of international scientists, organizations, and subject populations in genetic knowledge-making.
Monograph-length project on women in medical genetics in North America, focused on the lives and work of Maud Slye, Madge Thurlow Macklin, and Margery W. Shaw
Research Associate, University of Michigan
Research Facilitator, Trent University Office of Research and Innovation
B.A., M.A. (Carleton); Ph.D. (McMaster)
Research Interests: Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World, Cultural and Transnational Histories.