- Department Chair, Professor, History
Ph.D. in History, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, 1994
M.A. in History, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1988
M.A. in History, Classics and Sociology, University of Augsburg, Germany, 1986
“Canadian Nurses and Their Careers in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps During World War II,” Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, November 2013
“Border Controls for Migratory Workers at the Canadian-American Border During and after World War II,” Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Atlanta, April 2014
“A Weak Woman Standing Alone: Home, Nation and Gender in the Work of German-Canadian Immigration Agent Elise von Koerber, 1872-1884,” in Beyond the Nation? Immigrants’ Local Lives in Transnational Cultures, ed. by Alexander Freund. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2012
“Agents of Transnationalism: German-Canadian Immigration Agents in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century.” in Transnational Networks: German Migrants in the British Empire, 1670-1914, ed. by Stefan Manz et al. .Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Publishers, 2012.
“Moving Women: Bourgeois Feminist Strategies in the 1870s and 1880s,” * in Femmes sans frontières. Stratégies transnationales féminines face à la mondialisation (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles), edited by Marie-Pierre Arrizabalaga, Diana Burgos-Vigna and Mercedes Yusta Bern: Peter Lang, 2011.
“The Construction of Borders: Building North American Nations, Building the North American Perimeter, 1890s-1920s,” *in Migrants and Migrations in Modern North America, ed. by Dirk Hoerder and Nora Faires Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.
With Catherine O’Donnell, “1867 and All That: Teaching the American Survey as Continental North American History,” *in Migrants and Migrations in Modern North America, ed. by Dirk Hoerder and Nora Faires .Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.