North American History

The intellectual and cultural history of the United States from the revolution to the Depression, American's war in Vietnam, the politics and popular culture of the United States from 1945 to the present, the Civil Rights movement and its historical significance and colonial and modern indigenous studies.

Faculty Research Focus

  • Twentieth-century U.S. History
  • Civil rights and labour history
  • Native culture and identity

Current Projects

  • Made in the USA?: The Decline of the American Manufacturing Economy, 1950-2008

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Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.