PhD recent successful defences

coloured bound books, image by Kimberly Farmer, Unsplash

Congratulations to our scholars who recently defended their dissertations!

Eric Story, Tuesday, March 5, 2024. "Scarred by the White Plague: A Health History of Tuberculosis and the Great War." Wilfrid Laurier University.

Rafal Stolarz, Friday, January 12, 2024. "The Wilderness Which Never Was: A History of the Białowieża Forest 1850–1947." Wilfrid Laurier University.
Rebecca MacAlpine
Rebecca MacAlpine, Wednesday, December 13, 2023. "In Protection of No Woman: Consent, Illegitimacy, and Gender-Based Violence in Early Modern Somerset, 1600-1699." University of Waterloo.
Ryan d'Eon, Thursday, December 7, 2023. "Practical Inclusion: Representing French-Canadians in the Army during the Second World War." University of Waterloo.
Cody Groat
Cody Groat, Wednesday, November 29, 2023. "Always a Part of the Land: Settler Colonialism, Indigenous Histories, and the Commemoration of National Historic Sites, 1919-2019.Wilfrid Laurier University.
Brandon Mendonca
Brandon Mendonca, Friday, November 24th, 2023. "From Nature to Newsrooms: Canadian Farm Writing as a Professional Project." University of Guelph.
Jennifer McKay
Jennifer McKay, Tuesday, October 31, 2023. "Stalin's Last Comrade: Hanna Wolf and the 'Karl Marx' Party College in the German Democratic Republic." University of Waterloo.
Lucy-Vorobej, on green background
Lucy Vorobej, September 8, 2023. "'By Their Own Efforts': First Nations Health Policy in Canada, 1940s-1970s." University of Waterloo.

For earlier successful candidates, see our complete list.