CV, March 2017
PhD York University, History, 2013
MA York University, History, 2008
BA University of British Columbia, History and Latin American Studies, 2005
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia, 2014-present
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, University of Toronto, 2013-2014
To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society. Stanford: Stanford University Press (forthcoming, January 2018).
Benjamin Bryce and David Sheinin, eds. Making Citizens in Argentina. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.
Benjamin Bryce and Alexander Freund, eds. Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015.
Refereed Journal Articles
“Citizens of Empire: Education and Teacher Exchanges in Canada and the Commonwealth, 1910-1940.” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 23 pages (forthcoming April 2017).
“Paternal Communities: Social Welfare and Immigration in Argentina, 1880-1930.” Journal of Social History 49, no. 1 (2015): 213-236.
“Linguistic Ideology and State Power: German and English Education in Ontario, 1880-1912.” Canadian Historical Review 94, no. 2 (2013): 207-233.
“Entangled Communities: Religion and Ethnicity in Ontario and North America, 1880-1930.” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 23, no. 1 (2012): 189-226.
“Los caballeros de beneficencia y las damas organizadoras: El Hospital Alemán y la idea de comunidad en Buenos Aires, 1880-1930.” Estudios Migratorios Latinoamericanos 70 (2011): 79-107.
“Transatlantic Religion: German Lutheran Missionaries in Canada and Argentina, 1880-1930.” In Atlantic Crossings: Webs of Migration, Culture and Politics between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, 1800-2010, edited by José C. Moya. London: Bloomsbury Publishers, 2017. 25 pages. (Forthcoming)
“La etnicidad en el Argentinisches Tageblatt, 1905-1918: la discusión de una comunidad germánica y alemana.” In Anuario Argentino de Germanística IV, edited by Regula Rohland and Miguel Vedda, 125-143. Buenos Aires: Asociación Argentina de Germanistas, 2008.
Review of A Canadian Girl in South Africa: A Teacher’s Experience in the South African War, 1899-1902, by E. Maud Graham. Edited by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney, and Susanne Klausen. Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation 28, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 128-130.
Review of Village among Nations: “Canadian” Mennonites in a Transnational World, 1916-2006, by Royden Loewen. Canadian Historical Review 97, no. 1 (March 2016): 123-125.
Review of Transformations and Crisis of Liberalism in Argentina, 1930-1955, by Jorge Nállim. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 37, no. 74 (2012): 266-268.
Review of Sounds of Ethnicity: Listening to German North America, 1850-1914, by Barbara Lorenzkowski. Left History 15, no. 2 (2011): 119-120.
RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS
2016-20 Insight Grant (principal investigator), $61,666, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
2016 Seed Grant, $6,000, Office of the Vice-President, Research, University of Northern British Columbia
2015 Seed Grant, $6,000, Office of the Vice-President, Research, University of Northern British Columbia
2012-2014 Connection Grant (co-applicant), $38,500, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
2011 Research Grant, €4,000, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Fellowships and Scholarships
2013-2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
2012-2013 Dissertation Completion Scholarship, Avie Bennett Historica-Dominion Institute
2011-2013 Doctoral Research Fellowship, Chair in German-Canadian Studies (University of Winnipeg)
2011-2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Government of Ontario
2008-2011 Sir John A. Macdonald Graduate Fellowship, Government of Ontario
2010-2011 Dissertation Research Fellowship, Department of History, York University
2008-2010 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Government of Ontario
2007-2008 Graduate Exchange Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Freie Universität, Berlin
2007-2008 MA Research Scholarship, Chair in German-Canadian Studies (University of Winnipeg)
2006-2007 Canada Graduate Scholarship (MA), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Recent Invited Research Presentations
2017 “An Unbounded Nation? Education Networks and Migration between Germany and Argentina, 1880-1930,” Department of History Colloquium, University of British Columbia, February 9, 2017.
2016 “Mutualism versus Paternalism: Immigration, Social Welfare, and Community Ideologies in Buenos Aires, 1880-1955,” Latin American Research Seminar, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, November 2, 2016.
2016 “Citizens of Empire: Education and Teacher Exchanges in Canada and the Commonwealth, 1910-1940,” Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Visiting Speaker Series, York University, March 7, 2016.
2015 “Healing the Nation: Healthcare, Philanthropy, and Ethnicity in Argentina, 1900-1940,” Department of History Visiting Lecture Series, University of California, Santa Cruz, November 6, 2015.
2014 “Borderlands, Transatlantic Diasporas, and Transpacific Networks: The Spatial Turn in Migration History,” Roundtable discussion, Department of History, York University, March 28, 2014.
2014 “Constructing Ethnicity in the Americas: Language, Religion, and German Immigrants in Argentina and Canada in the early-twentieth Century,” Forum on Migration, Barnard College, Columbia University, March 24, 2014.
2014 “Migration, Social Welfare, and the Promise of Global History,” Department of History Visiting Lecture Series, Trent University, January 17, 2014.
Recent Conference Presentations
2017 “Ideologías benéficas: mutualismo, paternalismo e inmigración en Buenos Aires, 1880-1955,” XVI Jornadas Interescuelas, Mar del Plata, Argentina, August 9-11, 2017. Panel organizer.
2017 “Social Welfare Ideologies: Mutualism, Paternalism, and Immigration in Buenos Aires, 1910-1946,” Latin American Studies Association, Lima, Peru, May 1, 2017. Panel organizer.
2016 “The Future of Ethnicity in Buenos Aires, 1880-1930,” Southern Cone History Workshop, Glendon College, York University, March 5, 2016.
2016 “The Unbounded Nation? Education Networks and Migration Between Germany and Argentina, 1890-1930,” American Historical Association, Atlanta, Georgia, January 10, 2016. Panel organizer.
2015 “Comunidades paternales: Asistencia social e inmigración en Buenos Aires, 1880-1930,” 5º Coloquio sobre la inmigración de habla alemana en la Argentina, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 23, 2015.
2015 “Between Community and Nation: British, French and German Schools in Buenos Aires, 1880-1930,” The New Ethnic Studies: Problems and Methods, Tel Aviv University, Israel, February 18, 2015.
2014 “The Language of Religion: German Ethnicity in Argentina and Canada, 1880-1930,” Social Science History Association, Toronto, Ontario, November 6, 2014. Panel organizer.
2014 “Exchanging Empire: Education and Teacher Mobility in Canada and the Commonwealth, 1910-1940,” Canadian Historical Association, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 26, 2014. Panel organizer.
2014 “Healing the Nation: Healthcare, Philanthropy, and Ethnicity in Argentina, 1890-1940,” Latin American Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 24, 2014. Panel organizer.
2014 “The School Promoters: Hybridity, Citizenship, and Children at the German Schools of Buenos Aires, 1880-1930,” American Historical Association, Washington, DC, January 5, 2014. Panel organizer.
2013 “Regulating Pluralism: The State and Bilingual Schools in Ontario, 1880-1930,” Language Policies in Multicultural Democracies, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain, December 13, 2013.
2013 “Transatlantic Religion: German Lutheran and Catholic Networks on the Río de la Plata, 1880-1930,” German Studies Association, Denver, Colorado, October 4, 2013. Panel organizer.
2013 “Entangling North America: Borderlands, Transnationalism, and Comparison,” Canadian Historical Association, University of Victoria, British Columbia, June 3, 2013. Panel organizer.
2013 “Regulating Ethnicity: German, Spanish, and Civic Education in Buenos Aires, 1880-1930,” Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 4, 2013.
2013 “Welfare for the Nation: German Charities, Lutheran Women, and Duty in Buenos Aires, 1880–1930,” American Historical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 4, 2013. Panel organizer.
Winter 2018 “History 335: Global Public Health,” Dept. of History, UNBC, previously taught in Winter 2015.
Winter 2018 “History 281: Republican Latin America,” Dept. of History, UNBC, previously taught in Fall 2015.
Winter 2018 “History 191: World History since 1550,” Dept. of History, UNBC, previously taught in Winter 2015 and Winter 2016.
Fall 2017 “History 493: Community Engagement and Public History at the North Pacific Cannery,” Port Edward, British Columbia, Dept. of History, UNBC
Spring 2016 “History 501: Honours Directed Readings: Asian Immigration and Exclusion in North America and the Caribbean,” Dept. of History, UNBC
Winter 2016 “History 799: The Welfare State: An International History,” Dept. of History, UNBC
Winter 2016 “History 241: The Age of Empire,” Dept. of History, UNBC
Fall 2015 “History 493: Global Migration,” Dept. of History, UNBC
Fall 2014 “History 493: Environment, Export Economies, and Workers in Latin America since 1850,” Dept. of History, UNBC
Winter 2014 “History 292: Latin America: The National Period,” Department of History, University of Toronto
Fall 2013 “Canadian Studies 267: Canadian Nationalisms,” Canadian Studies Program, University of Toronto
2017 Book prospectus, University of Nebraska Press
2017 Article manuscript, Comparative Studies in Society and History
2017 Article manuscript, Latin American Research Review
2017 Article manuscript, Journal of Global Food History
2016 Grant application, Insight Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
2015 Article manuscript, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History
Recent Professional Service
2016-2017 Prize Committee, Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism (CCMET), Canadian Historical Association
2016-2018 Book review editor, H-Transnational German Studies
2015-2016 Green University Planning Committee, University of Northern British Columbia.
2015-2016 Global Fridays Steering Committee, University of Northern British Columbia.
2014-2015 Social media liaison and website coordinator, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia.
Public History and Community Involvement
2016 Co-author, “Religion and Auteurism in The Revenant,” ActiveHistory.ca, September 16, 2016, http://activehistory.ca/2016/09/religion-and-auteurism-in-the-revenant/
2016 Organizer and participant, Roundtable Discussion, The Revenant, University of Northern British Columbia, March 14, 2016.
2016 Interview, “Daybreak,” CBC Radio Prince George, Topic: The Revenant Roundtable at UNBC, 7 minutes, March 14, 2016.
2015 Interview, Para Construir, CasalTV Buenos Aires, Topic: Immigration and Civil Society, 20 minutes, May 4, 2015.
2014 Interview, “Daybreak,” CBC Radio Prince George, Topic: Ethnicity and National Identity at the World Cup, 6 minutes, July 11, 2014.
2013 Coordinator, Roundtable Discussion: “Ideology and the Dirty War: A Public Roundtable on Argentina,” Latin American Studies Program, University of Toronto, 25 attendees, September 27, 2013.
2012-2013 Researcher, “Canada: Day 1,” Oral and Documentary History Project, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2012 Coordinator, Roundtable Discussion: “The Mosaic vs. the Melting Pot? Myths and Realities of Cultural Pluralism in Canada and the United States,” York University, 70 attendees, October 19, 2012.
English: native speaker (written and spoken)
Spanish: near native level (written and spoken)
German: near native level (written and spoken)
French: advanced level (written and spoken)
Catalan: intermediate level (written and spoken)
American Historical Association
Latin American Studies Association
Conference on Latin American History