Memorial University of Newfoundland2019 - 2023
My current studies encompass three fields: Newfoundland history, medical history, and environmental history, primarily in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. My current research is focused on the establishment of a series of hospitals across the island between 1936-1954.
Saint Mary's University2015 - 2020
Master of Arts, Atlantic Canada Studies
This was an interdisciplinary program, in which we studied various political, cultural, historical, etc aspects of the region, and its place within Canadian and international contexts. My thesis was a biographical study of the life and work of Dr. Cluny Macpherson, a Newfoundland physician in the early twentieth century.
Saint Mary's University2010 - 2015
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), History/Classics
Most of my coursework focused on Canadian and European history in the twentieth century, though I also took courses about African and South American history. I did a minor in Classics. My honours thesis examined the experiences of Canadian women in the Second World War.
Saint Mary's University1996 - 2007
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science/Geography
This was an interdisciplinary degree, so I studied a lot of different subjects - biology, chemistry, geology, geography, and ecology, for example, as well as economics, religious studies, sociology, and anthropology.