Robynne Healey

Robynne Healey

Position:Assistant Professor of History

Degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D (Alberta).

Areas of expertise: Gender, Canadian (pre- and post-Confederation), pre-Civil War United States, medicine/health, women in the Church.

Selected publications:

  • From Quaker to Upper Canadian: Faith and Community Among Yonge Street Friends, 1801-1850 (Montreal and Kingston:  McGill-Queens University Press, forthcoming 2006).
  • Shaping Research Frontiers: The Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 1980-2005 (Edmonton: AHFMR, forthcoming 2005)
  • "Building, Sustaining, and Reforming Quaker Community in Upper Canada: Informal Education and the Yonge Street Women Friends," Quaker History 94, 1(spring 2005): 1-23.
  • "Mr Hills temper unbearable think we had better part: The Diary of Sarah Welch Hill," in Kathryn Carter, ed., The Small Details of Life:  Twenty Diaries by Women in Canada, 1830-1996 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002), 59-94.
  • "'of a turbulent and contentious spirit': Discipline among Women in the Yonge Street Community of Friends," Canadian Quaker History Journal 65 (2000): 6-26.
  • "Meanings of Motherhood:  Maternal Experiences and Perceptions on Low Country South Carolina Plantations," Past Imperfect, 5 (fall 1996):  37-79.

Notable accomplishments and experiences:

  • Trinity Western University small Institution Grant, 2005
  • Founding Board Member, Interdisciplinary Womens Committee for Scholastic Christian Action, 2005 current.
  • Board Member, Interdisciplinary Womens Committee for Scholastic Christian Action, 2005 current.
  • Council Member, The Champlain Society, 2004 current.
    Administrative Secretary, Canadian Society of Church History, 2004 current.
  • Program Committee, Biennial Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, 2002 current
  • Director, Community Services Committee, Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Matsqui. 2005-current.

 

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