Emily Oakes

PhD candidate

Home University: Wilfrid Laurier University

Email: oake1680@mylaurier.ca

Education: BA (Hons) History, Laurier; MA History, Laurier

Research Fields: Canadian; War and Society; History of Science

Supervisor: Mark Humphries

Emily received her BA in History (Hons) with an English Minor and a Research Specialization Option as well as her MA in History from Wilfrid Laurier University. Emily's MA research focused on the relationships that formed between soldiers and equines in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in the First World War. Emily's PhD research will examine the historical relationships between humans and horses across Canadian society. Beyond her interests in animal history, Emily is interested in Canadian military history and local history.