Adjunct Faculty

Julia Berest

Julia Berest

Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: jberest2@uwo.ca

Research Interests

Professor Berest is an intellectual historian specializing in modern Russian thought and political culture. Her research focuses on the history of Russian liberal tradition and the impact of Western European ideas on the development of Russian thought in the 19th century. Her monograph, The Emergence of Russian Liberalism: Alexander Kunitsyn in Context, 1783-1840 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) examined the intellectual legacy of the pioneer of Russian liberalism, whose writings transmitted Kantian philosophy of personal autonomy to the Russian audience. In her current project, Professor Berest analyzes the reception of the British philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill in Imperial Russia. She has published several articles analyzing the Russian responses to Mill’s diverse writings, including his iconic works on women’s rights and individual liberty.  

 


Nancy Christie

Nancy Christie

Position: Adjunct Research Professor
Email: nchrist8@uwo.ca


Research Interests

Professor Christie is a cultural historian with a primary interest in the history of gender, the state, the history of consumption, the history of political thought, and the history of the British empire\transatlantic world.

Masters level supervisory privileges


Shauna Devine

Shauna Devine

Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: sdevine7@uwo.ca

Professor Devine's research and teaching interests focus on the social, cultural and military history of the United States, particularly the Civil War era, with a special interest in medicine and science during and after the war. Her first book, Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science. (The University of North Carolina Press, 2014), examines the work of doctors who served in the Union Medical Department, and explores how their innovations in the midst of crisis transformed northern medical education and gave rise to the healing power of modern health science. Professor Devine's next research project tentatively entitled Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Civil War South and Reconstruction examines medical practice in the Civil War south, which will be published as a companion volume to her work on medical practice in the north. She  is also working on two commissioned works from the United States Army Medical Department in conjunction with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, which examine the larger impact of war on American medicine. 


Peter J. Henshaw

Peter J. Henshaw

Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: phenshaw@pco-bcp.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-952-4898

Research Interests

Dr. Henshaw studies British imperial and Commonwealth history, with a particular focus on 20th century southern Africa and Canada. His current interest is in John Buchan and identity formation in the “British world”, including the origins of multiculturalism. He has also worked on the military and bureaucratic politics of Anglo-Canadian decisions leading to the launch the Dieppe raid in 1942.

Current Position

Dr. Henshaw works as an analyst of African affairs in the Privy Council Office in Ottawa.

 


Andrew Iarocci

Andrew Iarocci

Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: aiarocc@uwo.ca

Research Interests

My research interests encompass twentieth-century warfare, military transportation and procurement, and more generally, the material culture of modern conflict.


Barbara Murison

Barbara Murison

Position: Adjunct Professor
Email: bmurison@uwo.ca

Research Interests

Professor Murison’s research interests include English and Scottish history in the early modern period, the history of the first British Empire and the Scottish diaspora in all its aspects. She is currently investigating the Scottish Enlightenment’s views on women: were ‘Ancient or Modern Manners’ to be preferred?.

Master's level supervisory privileges


Mark Tovey

Mark Tovey

Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: mark@uwo.ca
PhD, Carleton, 2011
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84971
Office: Lawson Hall 2239
Office Hours:  By appointment only

Professor Tovey is a public historian and cognitive scientist whose research focuses on neighbourhood history and architectural heritage, applications of the internet to public history, geo-locative technologies, 3D modelling of historical buildings and artifacts, theatre history and theatrical re-enactment, historical and contemporary issues surrounding museums and heritage, and the intersections between public history and public astronomy.