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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dr. Luc Walhain to present research in Sweden

Dr. Luc Walhain will be presenting an aspect of his research at the 17th Annual International Conference on Economics and Security, which will be hosted by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute on 14-15 June 2013 in Sweden. The working title of his paper is “US Military Bases in Korea since 1945: A History of […]

Dr. Rusty Bittermann’s research is acclaimed

Re-Kudos: Scholarship acclaimed Outstanding Career Research Award ! “Dr. Rusty Bittermann has been described as one of the most original explorers of Atlantic Canada’s past, particularly for his ability to discover in our region the forces transforming the North Atlantic world. A professor in the Department of History, he has written three monographs on Atlantic […]

Dr. Robin Vose receives the Special Merit Award

Kudos: Special Merit Award Recipient “Dr. Robin Vose, a professor in the Department of History, was honoured for his contributions to teaching, research and the University community. An innovative educator, he has developed courses that enhance understanding of religious and cultural issues. He has supported the Student Research and Ideas Fair and the Society for […]

Global History of Coffee by Dr. Carey Watt

Check out Dr. Carey Watt’s piece on the global history of coffee in the World History Bulletin <>. Furthermore, his recently published collection on civilizing missions has been now been released in paperback in India <>!

Faculty research activities: Dr. Huskins

Dr. Bonnie Huskins, Lecturer in the History Department and Professional Officer of the STU Faculty Association (FAUST), is the co-recipient of a four-year collaborative SSHRCC Insight grant called “Vocabularies of Identity II: the evolution of collective identity in Acadian and Loyalist texts published in New Brunswick newspapers from 1880 to 1938.” The principal investigator on […]

Awards to outstanding History students

At the end of each year, the History Department recognises outstanding students we have had the chance to teach in our classes. Congratulations to the recipients of the following awards: Chuddy McCarthy Memorial Prize for History in Fourth Year: Nathalie Cormier Senator John J. Connolly Prize for History in Third Year: Alexandra Fox and Cindy […]

Dr. Vose elected Vice-President of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)

Our own Robin Vose, Associate Professor of History and Past President of FAUST has been elected as Vice-President of the Executive Committee of CAUT (Canadian Association of University Teachers). Note that with four members, Atlantic Canada is well represented at CAUT.