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Category Archives: Faculty News

“White Metal: Bauxite, Labour, and the Land under Alcan in Twentieth-Century Guyana, Jamaica, and Australia”

Check out Dr. Brad Cross’ chapter “White Metal: Bauxite, Labour, and the Land under Alcan in Twentieth-Century Guyana, Jamaica, and Australia” in Aluminum Ore edited by Robin S. Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, and Espen Storli.

Teaching Perspectives

Focus article by Dr. Karen Robert in Teaching Perspectives entitled “Here and Now: Mindfulness Experiments in the World History Classroom.” Go to page 18:

Dr. Vose receives a SSHRC Insight Grant

More fantastic news: Congratulations to Dr. Robin Vose who received a SSHRC Insight Grant valued at $81,622 for his research project “The inquisitor’s lens: a global survey of inquisition manuals and juridical literature.”

Dr. Brad Cross acclaimed for distinguished teaching by the Association of Atlantic Universities

“Dr. Bradley Cross, an Associate Professor in the Department of History at St. Thomas University, believes that his most successful courses are ones in which he draws attention to what the class, including himself, doesn’t know or might not be able to know. He explains that this approach provides “a common goal of asking good […]

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 […]

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.