About the Department of History
Studying the past deepens our understanding of historical experience and our awareness of the present. At Dal, you join prominent scholars and explore the rich varieties of history in small-group settings. Learn more about the Department of History.
SSHRC Postodoctoral Fellow Award
Mark Leeming, History PhD Gradute 2013, Receives Postdoctoral SSHRC
American Council of Learned Societies Awardee
Congratulations to Mhoze Chikowero, Dal PhD History graduate 2008, on being selected as an awardee for the Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship. Mhoze is an Assistant Professor in African Studies at The University of California, Santa Barbara.
Mark Leeming Defence News Article
View Enviromentalism's Local Roots Article
History PhD nominated for the 2012-13 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award
Roger Marsters will represent Dalhousie University with his dissertation "Approaches to Empire: Hydrographic Knowledge and British State Activity in Northeastern North America, 1711-1783."
Our Visiting Fulbright Chair - Dr. Scott See
We are proud to announce the History Department's hosting of Dr. Scott W. See, Libra Professor of History at the University of Maine. He is the author of The History of Canada (2001) and Riots in New Brunswick: Orange Nativism and Social Violence in the 1840s (1993). He has been awarded a Fulbright Chair at Dalhousie University for 2013-2014 to research his project on “Public Memory and the Construction of Canada’s ‘Peaceable Kingdom’ Ideal.” At the University of Maine he regularly teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Canadian history, Historiography of the Northeastern Borderlands, Canadian-American History, and the History of Violence in North America.