Trevor Parsons

PhD candidate

Home University: University of Waterloo


Education: BA (Hons) Laurentian; MA, History, Nipissing; Grad. Cert. in Museum and Gallery Studies, Georgian College

Twitter: @Tory1867

LinkedIn: trevorrjparsons

Research Fields: Canadian

Supervisor: Dan Gorman

Trevor Parsons received his BA (Hons) in history from Laurentian University in Sudbury, an MA in Canadian history from Nipissing University in North Bay under the supervision of Robin Gendron in addition to a postgraduate certificate in museum studies at Georgian College in Barrie. His doctoral research examines the political career of Sir Gilbert Parker, a Canadian-born, British MP, novelist, and imperialist. He is interested in interrogating the relationship between Anglo-Canadian nationalism, imperialism, and conservatism in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Trevor is an active member of his community serving on the Glanmore National Historic Site Advisory Committee and is on the board of directors of the Hastings County Historical Society. He previously served as vice-chair of Heritage Belleville and is a regular volunteer at the Community Archives in Belleville.