Part-time Instructor of History
Robert N. Thompson Bldg.
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Department(s) or Program(s)


Romalie Murphy previously taught the Canadian Governmental Leadership course at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa alongside her doctoral studies in History at Carleton University.  Romalie is an alumna of the LLC, attending in the fall of 2005. She was also acting Director for the Spring 2012 semester and Community Life Coordinator in 2008 & 2009.

Research & Scholarship

History Department Scholarship, Carleton University (2012-2015); $15,000.

Lester B. Pearson Memorial Scholarship, Carleton University, (2013); $3,749.

SSHRC—Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, (2010-11); $17,500.

Dean’s Recruitment Scholarship, Trinity Western University, (2010); $3,000.


Ph.D., History, Carlton University

M.A., Interdisciplinary Humanities, Trinity Western University

B.A., Hons., International Studies, Trinity Western University

Awards & Honors

SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2010-11; $17,500

Recent Publications

“Over all nations is humanity:” The idea of human security in ‘Industry and Humanity’; Association Française d’Études Canadiennes; Nice, France: (June 2012).

“Over all nations is humanity:” The idea of human security in Canada’s past ; BC Political Science Association Conference; Langley, BC: (May 2011).

Engendered Citizenship: Towards more peaceful ontopological futures; Engendered Lives Symposium, Gender Studies Institute; TWU, Langley, BC: (March, 2011).

Conceptions of security in the Atlantic World; 15th Annual New Frontiers Conference; York University, Toronto, ON: (February 2011).

The Legacy of a King: Mackenzie King and Canadian foreign policy; Qualicum Conference; Parksville, B.C.: (January 2010).


  • Canadian History
  • United States History
  • Conflict & Military Studies

DISSERTATION: Colonising Space and Producing Territory: John and Elizabeth Simcoe and Water, Power, and Empire in Upper Canada, 1791-1796.

Courses Taught

  • HIST/SOCI/POLS 391: Canadian Governmental Leadership
  • HIST 109: Global History Since 1945