Department of History


Acting Chair

GAVIN TAYLOR, PhD College of William and Mary; Senior Lecturer

Associate Chair

ANYA ZILBERSTEIN, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Associate Professor

Distinguished Professors Emeriti

RONALD RUDIN, PhD York University; Provost’s Distinction
ROBERT TITTLER, PhD New York University
MARY VIPOND, PhD University of Toronto


GRAHAM CARR, PhD University of Maine; Professor
FRANK R. CHALK, PhD University of Wisconsin‑Madison; Professor
PETER GOSSAGE, PhD Université du Québec à Montréal; Professor
STEVEN HIGH, PhD University of Ottawa; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
NORMAN INGRAM, PhD University of Edinburgh; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
WILSON CHACKO JACOB, PhD New York University; Professor
NORA E. JAFFARY, PhD Columbia University; Professor
ERICA LEHRER, PhD University of Michigan; Professor
SHANNON MCSHEFFREY, PhD University of Toronto; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
ERIC H. REITER; Professor; PhD University of Toronto; LLM McGill University; Provost’s Distinction
ALISON ROWLEY, PhD Duke University; Professor

Associate Professors

RACHEL BERGER, PhD University of Cambridge; Associate Professor
MAX BERGHOLZ, PhD University of Toronto; Associate Professor
ANDREW IVASKA, PhD University of Michigan; Associate Professor
BARBARA LORENZKOWSKI, PhD University of Ottawa; Associate Professor
TED MCCORMICK, PhD Columbia University; Associate Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MATTHEW PENNEY, PhD University of Auckland; Associate Professor
ELENA RAZLOGOVA, PhD George Mason University; Associate Professor
THERESA VENTURA, PhD Columbia University; Associate Professor

Assistant Professors

BRADLEY L. CRAIG, PhD Harvard University; Assistant Professor
MICHAEL FERGUSON, PhD McGill University; Assistant Professor
SARAH GHABRIAL, PhD McGill University; Assistant Professor
VK PRESTON, PhD Stanford University; Assistant Professor
BIMADOSHKA PUCAN, PhD University of Western Ontario; Assistant Professor


Sir George Williams Campus


For the complete list of faculty members, please consult the Department website.

Department Objectives

It is the mission of the Department of History not only to train historians but to produce articulate and informed graduates who share its commitment to serving the broader community. The Department therefore encourages strength in both teaching and research, responsiveness to a wide range of intellectual perspectives, and involvement in community affairs.

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