News for Faculty

Thursday, June 4, 2020

History Faculty Awarded for Outstanding Service and Performance

Two of our faculty members have recently been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Christopher Taylor interviewed by The Record

Portrait of Christopher Taylor

Get to know Dr. Christopher Taylor from Waterloo History in this candid interview by The Record.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Playing with the Past

Students participating in class game session

By Troy Osborne, Dean of Conrad Grebel University College, Associate Professor of History

Should sixteenth-century Augsburg city councillors tolerate religious dissent? What is the best way to secure the social contract in revolutionary France? Will a newly independent India be a Hindu, Muslim, or multi-faith nation? Students grapple with these questions as they take part in one of the “Reacting to the Past” role-playing games

Monday, September 23, 2019

Distinguished Professor Emerita receives RSC medal

Wendy Mitchinson and colleagues

Last week the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) named Distinguished Professor Emerita of History, Wendy Mitchinson, as the recipient of the 2019 Jason A. Hannah Medal, which is awarded for works that advance Canadian research in the history of medicine.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Congratulations to Ian Milligan!

Ian Milligan giving speech for award acceptance.

Congratulations to Ian Milligan, Associate Professor in History, for earning the award for Excellence in Research at this year's Arts Awards! Keep up the good work, Ian!