Faculty

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Jennifer Pettit

Department Chair

Education:
MA University of Western Ontario
PhD University of Calgary

Office: EA 3145
Phone: 403.440.5985
E-mail: jpettit@mtroyal.ca

Main areas of scholarly interest and/or expertise:
Canadian History, with emphasis on Native industrial/residential schools in Canada

Main areas of instruction at MRU:
Canadian and American History, Native Studies, Canadian Studies
HIST 1117 - America to 1865
HIST 1119 - The United States, 1865 to the Present
HIST 1131 - An Introduction to History: Canada, Origins to 1867
HIST 1133 - An Introduction to History: Modern Canada, 1867 to Present
HIST 2232 - Canadian Social HIstory
HIST 3345 - First Nations in Canada: Co-operation, Coercion and Confrontation
HIST 2255 - Immigration, Ethnicity, and Race in the United States
HIST 3357 - Topics in American Culture
CNST 1131 - Introduction to Canadian Studies

Current research interests:
Government policy for First Nations; writing a history of the Canadian Department of Indian Affairs

Other relevant interests, activities, associations, qualifications, experiences, etc.:
Took Canadian Studies students on a cross-Canada trip/class in 2001.