Megan Blair

PhD candidate
Megan Blair

Home University: University of Waterloo


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

Research Fields: Canadian; Gender; History of Childhood and Youth

Supervisor: Jane Nicholas

Megan is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo. She completed her BA at Wilfrid Laurier University and MA at the University of Waterloo. Megan's doctoral research examines teenage feminism in Canada during the 1960s and 1970s by assessing the involvement of high school students in feminist projects and the women's liberation movement. Her research considers what high school students themselves understood to be important feminist and social issues and the relationship between generations of feminists. Megan is a recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2021-2024). She has published articles in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History and Histoire Sociale/Social History. Megan is the Graduate Student Representative on the Canadian Committee on Women's and Gender History.