Todd McCallum

Assistant Professor

Phone: 902-494-3643
Fax: 902-494-3349
Mailing Address: 
Room 1162, Marion McCain Building, 6135 University Ave
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • North American social and cultural history
  • Marxism, anarchism and working-class movements
  • Gender and sexuality


  • BA (Queen’s)
  • MA (Simon Fraser)
  • PhD (Queen’s)

Note: Dr. Todd McCallum is on sabbatical Fall 2023

Selected publications

  • "Vancouver Through the Eyes of a Hobo:  Experience, Identity and Value in the Writing of Canada's Depression-Era Tramps," Labour/Le Travail, 59 (Spring 2007), 43-68. Available on-line:
  • “The Great Depression’s First History?  The Vancouver Archives of Major J.S. Matthews and the Writing of Hobo History,” Canadian Historical Review 87:1 (March 2006), 79-107.
  •  “The Reverend and the Tramp, Vancouver, 1931:  Andrew Roddan’s God in the Jungles,” BC Studies 147 (Autumn 2005), 51-88.
  •  “The Tramp is Back,” Labour/Le Travail 56 (Fall 2005), 237-250. Available on-line:
  • “Introduction,” in Andrew Roddan, Vancouver’s Hoboes (Vancouver: Subway Books, 2004), i-xii.


  • HIST 1510W - The History of the Future:  how visions of the future have shaped history around the world (6-CREDIT HOUR COURSE TAKEN IN WINTER TERM ONLY.  SATISFIES WRITING REQUIREMENT.)
  • HIST 4641W - Topics in the History of Sexuality 

Winter 2024 Office Hours 

  • Thursdays 11:30-1:30