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Shirley Tillotson

Professor

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Department of History

Contact information

Email: shirley.tillotson@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3364
Fax: 902-494-3349
Mailing Address: 
Room 1173, Marion McCain Building, 6135 University Ave
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:  Modern Canadian history, Socio-political history, Taxation history, Gender and women's history, Canadian history


Education

  • BIS (Waterloo)
  • MA (Queen’s)
  • PhD (Queen’s)

Selected publications

  • Contributing Citizens:  Modern Charitable Fundraising and the Making of the Welfare State,1920-66. Vancouver:  UBC Press, 2008.
  • The Public at Play: Gender and the Politics of Recreation in Postwar Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.
  • "The Politics of Carter-era Tax Reform:  a revisionist account."  InThe Quest for Tax Reform Continues:  the Royal commission on Taxation Fifty Years Later.  Ed. Kim Brooks. Toronto: Carswell, 31-52.
  • "Relations of Extraction: taxation and women’s citizenship in the Maritimes, 1914-1955," Acadiensis 39, 1 (Winter/Spring 2010), 27-57.

Awards and honours

  • Shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize 2008 and Harold Adams Innis Prize 2008-09 for Contributing Citizens: Modern Charitable Fundraising and the Making of the Welfare State, 1920-66.
  • Canadian Historical Association, Clio (Ontario) Award for Excellence, 2000 for The Public at Play: Gender and the Politics of Recreation in Postwar Ontario.

 

Teaching 2015-2016
 

  • HIST 2215F - A History of Health and the Body
  • HIST 3222W - Topics in Canadian Social History (2015-2016 Topic:  Making the News)

Office Hours Summer Term:

  • by appointment