Gillian Wagenaar

PhD student
Gillian Wagenaar

Pronouns: she/her

Home University: Waterloo


Research fields: Canadian History, War and Society, World History, Digital History.

Instagram: gillian_wagenaar

Education: BA (Hons) History and Digital Arts Communications, Waterloo; MA History, Waterloo

Co-Supervisors: Steven Bednarski and Geoffrey Hayes

Gillian is a current PhD student at the University of Waterloo, with both a BA (2021) and MA (2023) in history from the University of Waterloo. Working under the co-supervision of Profs. Steven Bednarski and Geoffrey Hayes, and in association with the DRAGEN Lab at St. Jerome’s University, Gillian’s work will focus on the power dynamics and networks of connection among civilian prisoners and members of the Veterans Guard of Canada within Canadian internment camps of the Second World War