Assistant Professor

BA (Mt. Allison); MA (St. Mary's); PhD (UNB)

Sharon Myers' publications about women and children in the Maritimes have appeared in Separate Sphere: Women's Worlds in the 19th-Century Maritimes (Fredericton: Acadiensis Press, 1994); Children's Voices in Atlantic Literature and Culture: Essays on Childhood (Guelph: Children's Literature Press, 1995); Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Oxford Press, 1997); and Dictionary of Canadian Biography,Vol XIV (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998).

Her most recent project focuses on the New Brunswick Child Welfare Survey, 1927-1933, and considers the dynamics among the family, civil society, and the state. Sharon teaches courses in modern Canadian history, including courses in women's, social, and cultural history.

Recent Publications

Research Classification

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Research Interests

  • History of women and work
  • Family history (deviance, etc.)
  • Child welfare
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