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History Faculty


Todd Campbell /Ruth Frost / Catherine Higgs / James HullBrigitte Le NormandJan McTavish / Ben Nilson / Doug Owram / Peter Russell / Jessica Stites MorDuane Thomson / Julien Vernet / Maurice Williams


TODD CAMPBELL
Continuing Sessional Lecturer, HISTORY

WEBSITE

todd.campbell@ubc.ca
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250.807.9387

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RUTH FROST
Associate Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE

ruth.frost@ubc.ca
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Ruth FrostMA University of York
PhD University of Cambridge

RESEARCH: Late medieval English urban history.

TEACHING: History of western civilization, women in Canada and the US to 1867.

CATHERINE HIGGS
Professor, HISTORY

DEPARTMENT HEAD

WEBSITE

catherine.higgs@ubc.ca
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Catherine HiggsMPhil Yale University
PhD Yale University

RESEARCH: Southern Africa, Portuguese Africa, Atlantic World, religion, politics, activism, labor, agriculture, policy.

TEACHING: Africa, South Africa, British and Portuguese colonialism, religious history, women's history, world history.

JAMES HULL
Associate Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE

james.hull@ubc.ca
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250.807.9414

Dr. James HullBSc University of Toronto
PhD York University

RESEARCH: History of the Second Industrial Revolution as an historical phenomenon, as an historical concept, and as an historiographic problem; understanding how and why technology changes.

TEACHING: History of science and technology; industrialization.

BRIGITTE Le NORMAND
Assistant Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE
brigitte.lenormand@ubc.ca
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250.807.8232

Brigitte Le Normand Headshot MA University of Toronto
PhD University of California, Los Angeles

RESEARCH: Urban studies, socialist Yugoslavia, labor migration in Cold War Europe.

TEACHING: European urban history, Modern Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, Modern France; urban studies.

JAN MCTAVISH
Adjunct Professor, HISTORY

jan.mctavish@ubc.ca
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250.807.9403
 

 

MctavishBA University of British Columbia
MA University of Toronto
MA University of Minnesota 
PhD York University 

RESEARCH: History of the pharmaceutical industry, therapeutics, aspirin.

TEACHING: History of science and medicine, ancient history. 

BEN NILSON
Associate Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE

ben.nilson@ubc.ca
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Nilson headshotMA University of York, UK 
PhD University of Cambridge, UK

RESEARCH: Popular religion and social history of the Middle Ages.

TEACHING: History of Medieval Europe; early modern England.

DOUG OWRAM
Professor Emeritus, HISTORY

WEBSITE

doug.owram@ubc.ca  

OwramBA Queen's University
MA Queen's University
PhD University of Toronto
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

RESEARCH: Post-Confederation Canadian history with a specialization in intellectual, social and economic history.

TEACHING: Canadian foreign policy, Canadian intellectual history, post 45 Canada.

PETER RUSSELL
Associate Professor Emeritus, HISTORY

WEBSITE

peter.russell@ubc.ca

Peter RussellPhD Carleton University

RESEARCH: Canadian social and political history.

JESSICA STITES MOR
Associate Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE

jessica.stites-mor@ubc.ca
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@dochistubco 

Dr. Jessica Stites MorBA University of Kansas
PhD Yale University

RESEARCH: Transnational solidarity movements, politics and culture of the left, cinema and digital media.

TEACHING: Latin America, Global South, documentary.

 DUANE THOMSON
 
Professor Emeritus
 HISTORY

Duane ThomsonBA University of British Columbia
MA Carleton University
PhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: British Columbia history, First Nations and Metis history and Okanagan history.

JULIEN VERNET
Associate Professor, HISTORY

WEBSITE

julien.vernet@ubc.ca
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Julien VernetMA Queen's University
PhD Syracuse University

RESEARCH: United States history.

TEACHING: United States; French Americas.

MAURICE WILLIAMS
Professor Emeritus, HISTORY

WEBSITE

maurice.williams@ubc.ca

 

Maurice WilliamsPhD Texas Christian University

RESEARCH: National Socialism in Central Europe;  the Kettle Valley Railway in the Okanagan Valley.

TEACHING: early modern and modern Europe; German and Habsburg history; great power diplomacy in 20th century; the Kettle Valley Railway.


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