Ruth Sandwell

Professor Emerita (Non Budgetary Cross Appointment)


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

social history of rural Canada; social history of energy; history of education and history pedagogy, women's history


R.W. (Ruth) Sandwell is a Professor Emerita in the History Department and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She is historian of rural Canada, and has researched and published extensively on the social history of energy. As a history educator, was a founding and educational director of the online history education platform, The Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History, was a founding and executive council member of The History Education Network/Histoire et Éducation en Réseau and has published in the field of history education, both as a historian and a history educator


Simon Fraser University,1998