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History

Jennine Hurl-Eamon and Nancie Im-Bolter smiling at the camera, in front of a bookcase of books

History

Undergraduate Faculty

Antonio Cazorla-Sanchez

Professor and Chair, History Department
Ph.D. (Granada)

Lady Eaton College S101.8, ext. 7095, acazorla@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Modern Spanish History; Fascism and Dictatorships; Modern European History, Transnational History.

Jennine Hurl-Eamon

Professor
Director, History Graduate Program
B.A. (Western), M.A. (Queen's), Ph.D. (York)

Crawford House, Traill College 201, ext 6270, jenninehurleamon@trentu.ca

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.

Dimitry Anastakis

Professor
B.A. (Western), M.A., Ph.D. (York)
Lady Eaton College N112, ext 7839, danastakis@trentu.ca

Research Interests:  20th Century Canadian economic and political history, particularly post- World War II trade, economic and business history; US political and economic history; government and politics.       

Olga Andriewsky

Associate Professor
M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard)
Lady Eaton College N118. ext 7835, oandriewsky@trentu.ca

Research interests: Russia as empire; national identity and imperial discourse.

Arne Bialuschewski

Assistant Professor (tenured)
M.A., Ph.D. (Kiel)
Lady Eaton College N115, ext 7857,  abialu@trentu.ca

Research interests:  buccaneers, cross-cultural relations in the seventeenth-century Atlantic World, early modern piracy, the slave trade, the publishing business in the age of Defoe

Marion Boulby

Associate Professor
B.A. (Queens), M.A. (London), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Lady Eaton College S101.1, ext 7837, marionboulby@trentu.ca

Research interests: history of the Modern Middle East from the 19th Ottoman era to the present day

Finis Dunaway

Professor
B.A. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Ph.D. (Rutgers University)
Wallis Hall 118, Traill College, ext 7026, finisdunaway@trentu.ca

Research interests:  Modern United States cultural and environmental history; American Studies; visual culture; mass media and the environment; arctic landscapes

Caroline Durand

Associate Professor
B.A., M.A. (Montréal); Ph.D. (McGill)
Lady Eaton College S103, ext 7109, carolinedurand@trentu.ca

Research interests: Food history; cultural, social and political history of Québec; women’s history

Ivana Elbl

Professor
M.A. (Charles, Toronto); Ph.D. (Toronto)
Lady Eaton College S114, ext 7833, ielbl@trentu.ca

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.

Fiona Harris-Stoertz

Associate Professor
B.A. (University of Calgary), M.A., Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Champlain College K4, ext 7097, fharris@trentu.ca

Research interests: Medieval history, particularly England and France, 1000-1330; pregnancy, birth, childhood, and youth.

Carolyn Kay

Professor
M.Phil (Oxford); M.A., Ph.D. (Yale)
Lady Eaton College, S101.7, ext. 7842, ckay@trentu.ca    

Research Interests: the child in Imperial Germany; German children and arts pedagogy in modern Germany; World War One and the German child; Children in the Holocaust

Janet Miron

Associate Professor
B.A. (McGill); M.A., Ph.D. (York).
Lady Eaton College S104, ext 7834, janetmiron@trentu.ca

Research interests: the history of suicide in English-speaking Canada; medical and criminal history; asylums and prisons

Van Nguyen-Marshall

Associate Professor
M.A. (British Columbia); Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Lady Eaton College S101.4, ext 7169, vannguyenmarshall@trentu.ca

Research interests: Modern Vietnamese History, focusing on associational life, civil society, and the public sphere; South Vietnamese society during the Vietnam War; youth organizations and activism.

David M. K. Sheinin

Professor
M.A., Ph.D. (Connecticut)
Lady Eaton College S101.9, ext 7843, dsheinin@trentu.ca

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

Kevin Siena

Associate Professor
M.A. (Rochester); Ph.D. (Toronto)
Champlain College I3, ext 7139, ksiena@trentu.ca

Research interests:  Early modern Britain; history of medicine; disease and the poor in the 18th century; workhouses, history of sexuality, esp. sexually transmitted disease.

Robert Wright

Associate Professor
M.A. Ph.D. (Queen’s)
Trent Durham Campus, Office 167, ext 5046, rawright@trentu.ca

Research interests: modern Canadian political, cultural and diplomatic history