PhD Students

Jennifer Baker

Lu Wang

Research Interests:
Early Modern European Gendered Violence; Social history at the intersection of Law and Religion

Supervisor
Margaret McGlynn

E-mail
jbake58@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2252


Jonathan Bayer

Jonathan Bayer

Dissertation Title:
American Identity and Canada in the American Press, 1754-1815

Supervisor
Nancy Rhoden

E-mail
jbayer@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2214


Nina Bozzo

Lu Wang

Dissertation Title:
Duty or Care? Canadian University Sponsored Medical Units During the First World
War

Supervisor
Shelley McKellar

E-mail
nbozzo@uwo.ca 

 


Luana Buckle

Luana Buckle

Dissertation Title:
Learning to Cook in Canada  

Supervisor
Keith Fleming

E-mail
lbuckle9@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2241


M. Blake Butler

Blake Butler

Dissertation Title:
Canada's Evergreen Playground?: A Cultural and Environmental History of Snow in Vancouver and the Southern Coast Mountains

Supervisor
Alan MacEachern

E-mail
mbutle32@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2253


Liam Clifford

Liam Clifford

Research Interests:
Political history of Europe/Russia, nationalism, Eastern Slavic history, post-Soviet affairs, Irish history, history of football (soccer)

Dissertation Title:
Once Upon a Tsar: How Russia's Imperial Past Informs on its Neo-Imperial Future

Supervisor
Marta Dyczok

E-mail:
lcliffo@uwo.ca 

Twitter:
@LNJClifford

Office:
Lawson Hall 2220


John Comstock

Lu Wang

Research Interests:
Military History; Social History

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail:

jcomstoc@uwo.ca 


Uesio da Gama Santos

Uesio da Gama Santos

Research Interests:
History of Science, History of public policies aimed at special education, Technologies applied to teaching and treating people with autism, History of the relationship between religion and science, Scientific evolution and social inequality.

Supervisor:
William Turkel

E-mail:
udagamas@uwo.ca 

Office:
Lawson Hall 2220


John Davis-Abraham

Lu Wang

Research Interests:
Latin American sistory; Cold War history; American foreign intervention; Counterinsurgency; Governmental dissent

Supervisor:
Frank Schumacher

E-mail
jdavisab@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2252


Heather Ellis

Heather Ellis

Dissertation Title:
Aftershocks: The Psychological Cost of the Great War

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail
hellis3@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2253


Brigette Farrell

Lu Wang

Dissertation Topic:
French Colonial History and Eugenics

Supervisor:
Geoff Read

E-mail
bfarrel4@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 1209


Michael Feagan

Michael Feagan

Dissertation Title:
Sneaks, Jokers, Dudes, Ladies, and Tramps: The Embodied Precarity of American and Canadian Telegraphers, 1880-1929

Supervisor
Robert MacDougall

E-mail
mfeagan@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2221


Shaun Hislop

Lu Wang

Research Interests:
Modern German/European History; International Relations; Political Economy and Philosophy; (Neo-)Colonialism, Violence and Memory; Gender and Sexuality in relation to Imperialism, Nationalism and Decolonization; Migration, Asylum and Multiculturalism

Supervisor:
Frank Schumacher

E-mail:
shislop@uwo.ca 

Office:
Lawson Hall 2221


Erin Isaac

Erin Isaac

Dissertation Topic
History of religion; North American history; History of colonisation; History of disasters; Environmental history; Race and religion.

Supervisor
Nancy Rhoden

Emaileisaac3@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 1202


Carla Joubert

Carla Joubert

Dissertation Title:
"Barberton Daisies": The Role of White Women in the Settler Colonisation of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek and the Canadian Prairies in the Nineteenth Century.

Supervisor
Laurel Shire

E-mail
cjoubert@uwo.ca

Office
StvH 2160

Website(s)
cjoubert.home.blog


Sara Khorshid

Sara K

Dissertation Title:
Representations of the West in Egyptian Popular Culture: How Egyptians Imagined Themselves and the Foreign Other on Film During the Nasser Era

Supervisor
Aldona Sendzikas

E-mail
skhorshi@uwo.ca

Office
StvH 2160


Meili Ma

Meili Ma

Research Topic
Urban space of Jinan, capital city of Shandong Province

Supervisor
James Flath

E-mail
mma56@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2214


Emma MacDonald

Emma MacDonald

Research Interests:
Museum Studies and Indigenous Representation in Museums

Supervisor
Michelle Hamilton

Emailemacd25@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 2252


Charan Mandur

Charan Mandar

Research Interests:
environmental history; disaster history, Canadian history; American history; history of witchcraft; post-WWII France; history of conspiracies; folklore; medieval history

Dissertation Title:
An Enviromental History of the Halifax Explosion, 1917

Supervisors:
Alan MacEachern and Jonathan Vance

E-mail:
cmandur2@uwo.ca 

Office:
Lawson Hall 2220


Bryan McClure

Bryan McClure

Dissertation Title:
'Gave His Life for the Empire': Memory, Memorials and Identity in the British Commonwealth after the First World War

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail
bmcclur4@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 2241



Carla Nelson-Boyce

Carla Nelson Boyce

Research Interests:
Canadian History, and Corporate History as it relates to labour, the environment and the law

Supervisor
Francine McKenzie

E-mail
cpayne24@uwo.ca 

Office
Lawson Hall 2252


Ariel Nicolaides

Lu Wang

Research Interest
International history; British Empire; Immigration; Twentieth Century 

Supervisor
Francine McKenzie

E-mail
anicol24@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 1209 


Kenny Reilly

Kenny Reilly

Dissertation Title:
The Wonder Of Their Senses: Disabled Engagement With American Nature

Supervisor
Alan MacEachern & Robert MacDougall

Emailkreill22@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 1201


Hazel Scott Pankratz

Hazel Scott Pankratz

Research Interests:
Socio-military history; the First World War; industrialization and technology; the British Empire; comparative histories of Canada, Australia and New Zealand; the Cold War and the Atomic Age; gender and conflict; pre-Stonewall LGBTQ+ history

Supervisor:
Jonathan Vance

Emailhscottpa@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 2252


Heather Smith

Heather Smith

Dissertation Topic:
Quilting for a Cause: Community Fundraising and Canadian First World War Red Cross Quilts

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail
hsmit47@uwo.ca

Office:
Lawson Hall 2221


Guy St-Denis

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Dissertation Title:
Exploiting a Hero: Sir Isaac Brock and the Rise of Canada

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail
gstdeni3@uwo.ca


Cristina Stoica

Lu Wang

Dissertation Title:
The Perpetual ‘Outsiders’: Romanian Policies Targeting Roma between 1859-1945

Supervisor
Frank Schumacher

E-mail
cstoica2@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2253


Thomas Stroyan

Charan Mandar

Research Interests:
Canadian History, International relations history, political history, Latin America, Foreign policy history, and human rights history

Supervisors:
Stephanie Bangarth

E-mail:
tstroyan@uwo.ca 

Office:
Lawson Hall 2220


Scott Van Wetten

Scott van Wetten

Research Topic
Political History, Canadian History, the First World War and the British Empire

Supervisor
Jonathan Vance

E-mail
svanwett@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2221


Lu Wang

Lu Wang

Dissertation Title:
The Power of Needlework: Embroidery in Late Imperial China

Supervisor
James Flath

E-mail
lwang842@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2214


Christopher White

Christopher White

Dissertation Title:
Islands of Contention: The American Influence on Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia during the Cold War

Supervisor
Carl Young

E-mail
cwhite53@uwo.ca

Office
Lawson Hall 2215