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.
- 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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