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Dr. Michael Dawson joins the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Kudos to Dr. Michael Dawson who was elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The college is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of intellectual leadership.

Welcome to Dr. AnnaLinden Weller, our Visiting Medievalist

We are delighted to welcome Dr. AnnaLinden Weller, our new Visiting Assistant Professor, to St. Thomas. She offers courses in Byzantine, Islamic, Armenian, and medieval European comparative and world history. Her research focuses on pre-modern imperialism, border cultures and literatures, Byzantine-Armenian relations, and letter-writing. When she’s not teaching or researching, she writes science fiction (also […]

From the CAUT President, as well as our colleague, Dr. Robin Vose

Interesting times ahead for CAUT “These are certainly interesting times in which to take on the presidency of CAUT. Less than two weeks into my term, news broke that Robert Buckingham had been fired as dean and as a tenured full professor and forcibly removed from the University of Saskatchewan for having had the audacity […]

Drs. Robert and Mullin are each recipients of a General Research Grant

Dr. Karen Robert and Dr. Janet Mullin each received a General Research Grant from the Senate Research Committee. Dr. Robert’s book project is entitled “Driving Fear: The Ford Falcon as Icon of Argentina’s Cold War Terror” and Dr. Mullin’s new research project “Black sheep and bad debts: The problem gamester and the middling sort, 1680-1820” […]

Dr. Huskins receives a research grant from the GISI

Dr. Bonnie Huskins has been awarded a Major Research Grant from the Global International Studies Initiative (GISI) to reveal the unfolding of world history events as seen through the eyes of British Royal Engineer William Booth in the 18th Century.

Dr. Vose was elected CAUT President

We are proud to announce that our own Dr. Robin Vose has been elected as CAUT President, and we wish him all the best.

Dr. Julia Torrie receives a McCain Award

Dr. Julia Torrie has been awarded one of the two McCain Awards to help her complete her book entitled “Living Like God in France: The German Forces of Occupation, 1940-44.” “Living like God in France” tells the story of the German occupation of France from the occupiers’ perspective. Unlike their comrades on the miserable Eastern […]

Two GRGs go to History faculty

Two of the General Research Grants awarded by the Senate Research Committee have gone to History faculty in November 2013: Dr. Rusty Bitterman for his project “London Merchants and Early 19th Century Prince Edward Island: Contextualizing the Gosling Family’s Colonial Investments” and Dr. Bonnie Huskins for her project “World historical processes in William Booth’s world: […]

Project on Acadian and Loyalist National Identity

Two STU historians contributing to a major research project on Acadian and Loyalist National Identity. Read more.


The book edited by Max Page, and translated by Dr. Karen Robert, entitled Memories of Buenos Aires: Signs of State Terrorism in Argentina has just been published by University of Massachusetts Press.