The Tri-U congratulates six students who became PhD Candidates during Fall 2023. Successful completion of their comprehensive exams which includes a written and oral component moves them into the proposal writing stage for their research. This is an exciting milestone achievement.
The Tri-U congratulates nine students who became PhD Candidates during the month of October 2022. Successful completion of their comprehensive exams which includes a written and oral component moves them into the proposal writing stage for their research. This is an exciting milestone achievement.
The three universities in the Tri-University Graduate Program in History made seven exciting faculty appointments in the last year with a great diversity of research areas and expertise represented.
Eric Story, PhD candidate in History based at Wilfrid Laurier University, recently won two writing awards.
"An outstanding doctoral candidate in History, Rebecca MacAlpine is a dedicated, disciplined, and thoughtful student, and she brings those same characteristics to her roles as TA, instructor, and most recently departmental TA Mentor and Coordinator."
On December 7, 2020, Mary Anne Gonzales, successfully defended her thesis, "Charitable Communities: Beguines and Charity in Later Medieval Douai, 1218-1360."
Yelena Abdullayeva successfully defended her thesis, "Crafting the Modern Woman in Azerbaijan: Muslim Women, the State, and Modernity, 1900–1939," on August 18, 2020.
Sarah McTavish successfully defended the thesis, "The Queer Eternal September: LGBTQ Identity on the Early Internet and Web," on September 15, 2020.
Dr. Kevin James was appointed Director of the Centre for Scottish Studies in the Department of History at the University of Guelph, and as Scottish Studies Foundation chair on June 1, 2020.