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Name, Contact Supervisor Field
Abramov, Pavel

Alfonso, Rowena I.
Hons. BA, MA (Toronto)
Halpern USA 1877-present; African-American History; Caribbean History
Allen, Douglas
Meyerson Europe 1400-1600
Anderson, Julie
M.A., History, University of Toronto, 2006
B.A., Medieval Studies, New York University, 2004
Everett Early Medieval
Barbour, Dale
Penfold Canadian
Barton, Deborah
Bergen Modern Europe
Benson-Sokmen, Susan
University of Toronto M.A. (Collaborative Program Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations and Women and Gender Studies)
University of Toronto B.A. (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations)
Hanssen/Mojab Modern Middle East/Colonialism/Gender
Cantor, Anthony
Retallack European
Cardon, Nathan
M.A., History (2006); H.B.A. w. Dis, History (2005), University of Toronto
Halpern United States; African American; Cultural
Carpenter, Sandy
University of California Los Angeles, M.A. San Diego State University
Cochelin Medieval, Southern France
Carter-Chand, Rebecca
BA Honours (Crandall University), MA (Queen’s University)
Bergen 20th Century Europe; Modern Germany; Modern Africa
Cavanaugh, Stephanie
B.A. (honours) UNB, M.A. Toronto
Meyerson Major - Early Modern Europe, 1400-1600;
Minors – Colonial Latin America, Indigenous Histories in North America.
Church-Duplessis, Véronique
MA, Université de Montréal
Mori Europe 1600-1800, Europe 19th c., Gender
Corazza, Stephanie
Bergen Modern Europe
Corcoran, Brandon
B.A. Michigan State University M.A. NUI Cork (Ireland)
Wilson Major: Britain (Ireland) 1789-2006
Minors: Canada, U.S. 1776-1877
Cousins, Karen S.
Master of Arts in History, University of North Florida
Bachelor of Arts in History, summa cum laude, University of North Florida

Colonial Spanish America/Early Modern Iberia; Global Christianities; Early Modern Empires

Dahlke, Courtney
B.A. Stanford University
Murray Medieval
Dhar, Prasanta
Honours BA (University of Toronto); BA (Calcutta University)
Birla Major: Modern South Asia; Minor 1: media & public sphere; Minor 2: global Asia
Dirks, John
B.A. and M.A. Queen’s University; M.A. University of Toronto
Bothwell International Relations; post-1877 United States foreign relations; Latin America; Canadian
Doughty, Jonathan
Lam Asia
Dufour, Marc-André
B.A. with Major in History and Minor in German (Université du Québec à Montréal)
M.A. History (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Retallack Europe 20th Century, Holocaust History, International RElations, 19th-20th Centuries
Edwards, Bret
B.A. (Hons) Toronto, M.A. Ottawa

Canada, Modern United States, Cultural History

Evans, Jennifer
B.A. (Honours), BEd, M.A. Nipissing University
Iacovetta Post-Confederation Canadian History
Fisk, Bethan
MA University of Bristol, Medieval and Early Modern History (Distinction)
BA University of Bristol, History (First)
Newton Latin America
Francescutti, Kristina
BA – University of Toronto; MA – University of Toronto
Bartlett Europe 1400-1600; Europe 1600-1800, Material Culture
Franks, Sebastian

Galer, Dustin
B.A. (YorkU), M.A. (UofT)
Radforth Canadian
Gall, Dave
B.A. (Honours), Waterloo: M.A., Waterloo
Penfold Canadian
Harris, Dustin
B.A. Honours History (University of British Columbia), M.A. (Simon Fraser University)
Jennings Twentieth Century Europe, Urban History and Colonialisms
Hayter, Jennifer
B.A. History, University of Alberta
M.A. (Collaborative) History and International Relations
Bohaker Canada
Heller, Kaitlin
Goering Medieval
Huras, Amy
Mills, K Latin American
Hushion, Stacy
M.A., University of Toronto (History)
B.A. Honours, York University (History and Psychology)
Bergen Modern Germany; Holocaust; gender and sexuality
Huynh, Duc
M.A. in East Asian Cultures and Languages at the University of Texas (Austin); B.S. in Environmental Biology and Asian Studies
Tran Southeast Asian History; Modern Japanese History; Colonialism
James, Kirsten
B.A. Hons (Vind), MPhil (Cantab)
Mori Eighteenth century England and France
Jewett, Elizabeth
B.A. (Honours) McGill, M.A. McGill
MacDowell Canadian
Jones, David

Kelly, Brendan
Bothwell Canadian International Relations
Kennedy, Stefanie
BA (hons.) English and History, Trent University; MA History, University of Guelph
Newton Atlantic World
King, Brandon
B.A. (honours) University of Western; Ontario, M.A. University of Toronto
Pruessen U.S./International Relations
Kogan, Mischa
Viola Russia
Kuru, Mehmet
B.A. Galatasaray University; M.A. from Sabanci University
Rothman Early Modern Europe
Landsee, Benjamin
M.A., B.A.
Newton Colonialisms, Modern Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa
Laszlo-Herbert, Mark
B.A. Economics, College of Management, Budapest, Hungary; M.A. International Relations, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey; M.A. History, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
Lahusen East Central Europe
Laxer, Daniel Robert
B.A., M.A.
Greer Early Canada, Music
Lee, Elizabeth R.
B.A. Honours History University of British Columbia; M.A. University of Toronto
Bender/Chin American
Levin Bonder, Jennifer
M.A. Public History (University of Western Ontario)
Honours B.A. History (Laurentian University)
Bothwell Canada; U.S. Foreign Policy & International Relations
Lintott, Brett
B.A., M.A. McMaster
Smyth Major: International Relations 19th-20th Centuries
Minor: 20th Century United States Foreign Policy, Britain 1800-Present
Logue, Alexandra
B.A. (Hons), University of Toronto
M.A., University of Guelph
Mori Major: Early Modern Britain (Mori);
Minor: Early Modern Europe (Terpstra),
Minor: Gender (Rubright)
Loose, Sarah M.
B.A. and M.A. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Terpstra Late Medieval/Early Modern Europe, Italy
Loucks, Victoria
Hons. B.A. History, University of Toronto (2007), M.A. Early Modern History, King's College London (2008)
Terpstra Early Modern Europe
Majstorovic, Vojin
Viola Russian
Mannion, Patrick
B.A. (honours); M.A. Memorial University
McGowan Canadian
Marian, Meaghan
Lam Modern China
Matte, Nicholas
B.A. (UVictoria), M.A. (UVictoria)
Brown History of Race, Gender & Sexuality; History of Science, Medicine and Technologh; 20th Century American History
McCarthy, Vanessa
B.A. (Hons) Toronto, M.A. Guelph
Terpstra Early Modern Europe, Sex and Gender in the Western World, Medieval Europe
McQuarrie, Jonathan
B.A, (Thompson Rivers University), M.A. (UT)
Penfold 20th century Canada
McVicker, Ben
B.A. (Hons) Dalhousie University, M.A. (University of Toronto)
Viola Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia
Melnyk, Oleksandr
B.A. Kherson State University (Ukraine), M.A. University of Alberta
Viola Modern Russian/Ukrainian/Soviet history
Mersereau, Peters
B.A., M.A. Dalhousie
Jenkins Modern Europe/Modern Germany
Miller, Brenna

Mina, Noula
Iacovetta Canadian and Immigration history
Molinaro, Dennis
B.A., (Trent) M.A. (Queen's), PhD in progress
Radforth Canadian history, Comparative Migration (Canada/U.S.), Intelligence and International Relations
Nash, Shannon
B.A., (Honours) University of Waterloo,
M.A. University of Waterloo
Wark American, International Relations, and Terrorism
Newmark, Michael
B.A. (Honors), University of Rochester (2005)


Polish and Central European History, 1700-1935
O'Neill, Rebecca
B.A. (Honours), B.Ed. (Concurrent), Queen’s University
Bender/Penfold United States/Canada/Cultural History
Owen, Abigail
Murray Early Medieval
Park, Tina J.
Honours B.A. in international relations, Trinity College, University of Toronto
Bothwell International Relations
Pilkington, Richard D.
BSc (Hons), B.A. (Hons), M.A., ACA
Pruessen International Relations, Genocide
Plunkett-Latimer, Abraham Cochelin Medieval
Pottruff, Benjamin
B.A., M.A. (Waterloo)
Halpern American History from 1877 to present, Immigration and Ethnicity, Labour History
Pourtavaf, Leila Tavakoli Middle Eastern
Prior, Corinna
Cochelin Medieval
Rady-Shaw, Julia
McGowan 20th century Canadian religion
Rankin, Peter

Riddell, Will
B.A., (Hons) M.A., Toronto
Halpern/Bender United States; African American; Immigration; Latin American
Rivière, Janine
B.A. (with Honours) James Cook, M.Ph. Queensland
Abray/Todd Europe 1500-1800
Rose, Colin
MA (Dalhousie, 2010), BA(Hons.) (Toronto 0T8)
Terpstra Early Modern Europe
Rosenthal, Daniel
M.A., University of Toronto, 2006
B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2004
Penslar Modern Eastern European Jewish History
Samson-Paquet, Roxane
B.A. and M.A. History, Université du Québec à Montréal

Modern Russian History; 20th Century European History; Historiography

Saujani, Sheyfali
Radforth South Asian migration. Canadian immigration and multiculturalism
Segesser, Kathryn
B.A. Hons (Trinity College, Dublin), Msc. (Oxford University)
Shorter Eighteenth centruy Britain; History of Medcine; Canada
Shwartz, Louis D.
B.A. Vanderbilt University; M.A. Western Michigan University
Goering High Middle Ages
Sidders, Lindsay C.
MA (University of Alberta), BA (University of Alberta)
Mills, K Colonial Latin America; Modern Latin America; Early Modern Europe
Smith, Laura
B.A. Waterloo, M.A. Queen's
McGowan Canadian
Sobers, Candace
B.A. (Hons.) Queen’s, and M.Sc. London School of Economics
Pruessen International Relations (major) 20th Century U.S. Foreign Relations & Sub-Saharan Africa (minors)
Sproule, Joseph T.C.
MA in History (University of Toronto), MA in Archaeology (Leiden University), MSc in Human Palaeoecology (University College London), BA in Archaeology (University of Toronto)
Kivimae Major: Medieval 1050-1494, Minor: Colonialisms, Minor: Theories of World History
Szymanska-Smolkin, Sylwia
M.A. Warsaw Univesity
Wróbel East European/Holocaust
Toney, Jared
B.A., M.A. University of South Florida
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
Kazal U.S. post-1877; Caribbean; Comparative Migration
Topouzova, Lilia
M.A. (with Distinction) Toronto
Viola/Lahusen Europe, 20th Century, Holocaust History, East Central Europe
Tracy, Sarah
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) & Bachelor of Arts (Honours History), University of New Brunswick
Murphy American 20th Century
Vallieres, Matthieu
Pruessen Twentieth Century Foreign Relations
Wasyluk, Stefanie Leigh
B.A. Hon. (History, Celtic Studies), University of Toronto. M.A. (History), Queen’s University

Modern Britain, 1800-Present (Major)
USA, 1776-1877 and  Historiography (Minors)

Webb, Michael François
B.A. University of Michigan, M.A. Toronto
Cochelin Medieval
Wellum, Caleb
B.A. (Hons) McMaster University, M.A. McMaster University
Brown American environmental and cultural history in the 20th Century
Wieland, Alexandra
B.A. (Hons) Toronto, M.A. Warwick
Terpstra Early Modern Europe
Wiens, Gavin
BA (Honours), Sir Wilfrid Laurier; MA, University of Calgary
Retallack Europe, 1815-1918; Imperial Germany; War and Society
Wilcox, Michael
B.A. (St.FX), M.A. (UNB)
McGowan Canadian