Jerry Bannister

Associate Professor

Jerry Bannister ws Jan 2020

Fax: 902-494-3349
Mailing Address: 
Room 800, Life Sciences Centre (Biology Wing, 8th floor) Marine Affairs Program, 1459 Oxford St., PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Canadian history
  • Modern Atlantic Canada
  • Early modern Atlantic world


  • BA Honours (Memorial)
  • MA (Toronto)
  • PhD (Toronto)

NOTICE: Dr. Bannister is on sabbatical leave from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024

Books and Edited Collections

  • Elizabeth Mancke, Jerry Bannister, Denis McKim, and Scott See, eds., Violence, Order, and Unrest: A History of British North America, 1749-1876. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019.
  • Melvin Baker, Jerry Bannister, and Christopher Curran, eds., Essays on the Legal History of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s: Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2019.
  • Jerry Bannister and Liam Riordan, eds., The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012
  • William R. Keylor and Jerry Bannister, The Twentieth-Century World: An International History. First Canadian Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Jerry Bannister, The Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.

Fall 2023 Office Hours:

  • On Sabbatical