Western University HistoryWestern Social Science

Administration

Francine McKenzie
- Chair, Department of History

Francine McKenzie

Position: Professor
Email: fmckenzi@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84964

Office: LWH 2201B
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30am -12:30pm

Research Interests

Professor McKenzie’s research interests are in the history of international relations, the history of the British Commonwealth, especially from the perspectives of the so-called periphery (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa), as well as the history of global trade.

Currently Teaching:

HIS 1810E - Wars that Changed the World
IR 4702E - Contemporary Challenges in the Global Community

Doctoral Level Supervisor Privileges


Robert MacDougall
Graduate Chair

Robert MacDougall

Position: Associate Professor
Email: rmacdou@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85305
Office: LWH 2228
Office Hours:  Mondays 1:00-3:00pm and by appointment

Research Interests

Professor MacDougall studies the history of the late 19th and 20th century United States with a special focus on the cultural and political history of information, communication, science, and technology.

Currently Teaching:

HIS 2301E - The United States, Colonial Period to the Present
HIS 9805A - Writing History

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Nancy Rhoden
-
 Undergraduate Chair

Nancy Rhoden

Position: Associate Professor
Email: nrhoden@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84970
Office: STVH 2122
Office Hours: Mondays 11:30am-1:00pm and Thursdays 11:30am-12:30pm or by appointment

Research Interests

Professor Rhoden is a specialist in colonial British America and the American Revolution, with particular interests in religious and social history.

Currently Teaching:

HIS 2301E - The United States, Colonial Period to the Present
HIS 9307A - Early America and the Atlantic World, 1600 to 1820

Doctoral Level Supervision Privileges


Michelle A. Hamilton
- Director, M.A. Public History Program

Michelle Hamilton

Position: Associate Professor
Email: mhamilt3@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84973
Office: LWH 1223
Office Hours: TBA

Research Interests

Professor Hamilton is a Public Historian whose research focuses on historical and contemporary issues surrounding museums and heritage, social memory and commemoration, cultural identity and issues of representation, usually in regards to Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

Currently Teaching:

HIS 4213F - Life, Love and Death in Early Canada
HIS 9801B - Public History Group Project

Doctoral Level supervisory privileges


Susan Hill
- Director, First Nations Studies Program

Susan Hill

Position: Associate Professor
Email: shill26@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 89267
Office: LWH 2265
Office Hours: By Appointment

Research Interests

Professor Hill's current research interests include cultural and linguistic perspectives on the First Nations through the standpoints and voices of Aboriginal people.

Currently Teaching:

 

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Brock Millman
-Director, International Relations Program

Brock Millman

Position: Professor
Email: bmillman@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84975
Office: LWH 2224
Office Hours:  Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00pm

Research Interests

Professor Millman is currently researching Canadian War Policy in the later war years, and examining, in particular, its domestic sources and its connections with post-war realities.

Currently Teaching:

HIS 1401E - Modern Europe, 1715 to the Present: Conflict and Transformation
HIS 2705E - International Relations, 1648 to the Present
HIS 9703B - The British Empire, 1875-1960

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