Research Interests

Roderick Barman

  • Latin America and particularly 19th century Brazil
  • Social dimensions of politics and formation of generations socialization, and spread of ideas
  • knowledge and attitudes

David Breen

  • Western Canadian history, particularly frontier society and development
  • Agrarian and third party protest movements
  • Land and resource use policy, especially grazing, petroleum and water

George Egerton

  • Twentieth century international organization (League of Nations)
  • Twentieth century British, American, and Canadian foreign policy
  • Modern Canadian religious history
  • History of piano technology

Edward Hundert

  • European intellectual history, particularly the Enlightenment
  • the history of political and social thought

Robert Kubicek

  • 19th c British Empire: administrative, economic and technological aspects

Diana Lary

  • Modern Chinese history
  • Internal migration in China
  • Military history
  • Regionalism
  • Hong Kong

Robert McDonald

  • Regional history of the Canadian west, emphasizing British Columbia
  • Canadian social history
  • the North American city

Peter Moogk

  • Social and cultural history of early French Canada, including Acadia
  • Eighteenth-century European and colonial currency
  • the history of Ontario's Niagara region before 1867
  • Twentieth-century Canadian military history

Eric Nellis

  • Early American agricultural economy
  • poverty in eighteenth-century urban America
  • Atlantic cultures in the early modern period.

Dianne Newell

  • Canadian social and economic history
  • science and technology in late industrial society
  • women in Cold War science fiction and 1970s radio documentaries
  • Aboriginal women in the industrial economy
  • Pacific/Northwest Coast fisheries and anthropology

Arthur Ray

  • Historical Geography
  • Native history
  • Hudson's Bay Company and the fur trade
  • Economic history of First Nations
  • Economic development of the North
  • Ethnohistory
  • Comparative history of Aboriginal rights litigation research
  • Comparative history of aboriginal litigation research in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States

Allan Smith

  • Canada-United States history
  • the history of ideas in Canada
  • the history of historical writing

Chris Stocker

Richard W Unger

  • Medieval and Early Modern economic history
  • History of technology
  • Energy consumption since 1300

W. Peter Ward

  • Canadian social history
  • the history of health in the modern west

Jim Winter

  • Victorian England

Alexander Woodside

  • Chinese History
  • Southeast Asian history
  • Comparative history

Bill Wray

  • Japanese business and industrial history, esp. shipping and trading companies and the electrical industry
  • Japanese politics in the 1930s