Simon Fraser University
M.A. (History), Dalhousie University
B.A. (Honours History), University of Winnipeg.
|Current Position:||Associate Professor,
2003 Women, Health and Nation: Canada and the United States Since 1945, Gina Feldberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Alison Li and Kathryn McPherson, eds. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press)
1999 Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays on Femininity and in Canada, Kathryn McPherson, Cecilia Morgan and Nancy Forestell, eds. (Toronto: Oxford University Press). Reprinted 2003.
Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900-1990
(Toronto: Oxford University Press). Reprinted 2003
“The Nightingale Influence and the Rise of the Modern Hospital”
On All Frontiers: Four Centuries of Canadian Nursing, Christina
Bates, Dianne Dodd, and Nicole Rousseau, eds. University of Ottawa
2003 “Nursing and Colonization: The Work of Indian Health Service Nurses in Manitoba 1945-1970” in Gina Feldberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Alison Li and Kathryn McPherson, eds. Women, Health and Nation: Canada and the United States Since 1945, (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press)
2000 “Was the Frontier ‘Good’ for Women? Historical Approaches to Women and Agricultural Settlement in the Prairie West, 1870-1900” Atlantis 25, 1 (Fall 2000): 75-86
1999 “The Case of the Kissing Nurse: Sexuality and Sociability in Canadian Nursing, 1920-1967” Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays on Femininity and in Canada, Kathryn McPherson, Cecilia Morgan and Nancy Forestell, eds. (Toronto: Oxford University Press) . Reprinted in Opp, James and John C. Walsh. Home, Work and Play: Situating Canadian Social History, 1840-1980. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2006.
1996 "Carving Out A Past: The Canadian Nurses Association Memorial and the Creation of Nursing History" Histoire Sociale/Social History special issue on Festival, Spectacle, and Popular History 29, No. 58 (November 1996): 417-29.
2005 “International Visions, Professional Challenges: Rethinking the History of Canada’s Military Nurses” invited lecture, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Nurses Alumnae Association, May, 2005
2005 “Nursing Militarism: Gender, Sexuality and Health in Canada’s Armed Forces, 1945-1970”, presented to German Association of Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany, February 2005
|Courses Taught:||History 1050, "Life,
Love and Labour: An Introduction to Social and Cultural History"
History 4540, "Topics in Western Canadian History"
History 5562, "Comparative Women's and Gender History: The Twentieth Century"
History 6050, "Comparative Western Social History"
|Research Interests:||History of
Women and Health; History of Nursing; Gender and Colonialism in
the Canadian West
Marion Dewar Award, National Capital Committee on the Scholarship,
Preservation and Dissemination of Women’s History
2006-2009 Co-Investigator, “Canadian Nursing History: The Cultures of Colonialism and Nationalism”, SSHRC
2003-2006 Principal Investigator, “Canadian Nurses in War and Peace” SSHRC Standard Research Grant