Canada’s health humanitarian work in South and Southeast Asia, 1950-1968.
Jill Campbell-Miller graduated with a PhD in history at the University of Waterloo in 2014. Her dissertation, which was subsequently a top-six finalist for the CGS-Proquest Distinguished Dissertation Award in 2015, examined the history of Canadian foreign aid to India during the 1950s. It was the first sustained body of work to explore the early…Read More
Examining interwar veterans and healthcare in Alberta
Will Pratt finished his PhD at the University of Calgary in 2016, writing a dissertation on the medicalization of Canadian Army morale in the Second World War. He has published papers on military psychiatry and venereal disease. His upcoming project looks to examine interwar veterans and healthcare in Alberta. He has a master’s degree in…Read More
Understanding the history of war trauma and psychiatric illness among Canadian veterans
Kandace is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies in the Department of History at Wilfrid Laurier University. She completed her PhD in Medical Anthropology at McMaster University in 2015. Her post-doctoral research focuses on veterans’ experiences with war trauma following the First World War. Forming the foundation…Read More
Preserving public health materials in Canada
Erich is currently working at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) on an AMS postdoctoral project that explores the place of the material culture of public health in local collections. Its focus is on Toronto as a historically-significant hub for research and the development of public health infrastructure, a centre for outreach in schools…Read More