Lisa Chilton



NameLisa Chilton
PositionFaculty Member
Phone(902) 566-0692
BuildingMain Building 401

Lisa Chilton


Title: Associate Professor

Education: Ph.D., York University, History (2002); M.A., York University, History (1993); B.A., York University, English Literature (1992)

Lisa Chilton teaches courses in Canadian History, Global History and the history of the Atlantic World. Her research and writing have focused upon British migration within the British Empire, women and gender history, and the reception of immigrants in Canada and in Austrlia. Her publications include Agents of Empire: British Female Migration to Canada and Australia, 1860s-1930 (University of Toronto Press, 2007), and articles in The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2004), The British Journal of Canadian Studies (2004), British Journal of Australian Studies (2005, publ 2007), and Canadian Historical Review.

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Research Interests

  • International migrations
  • Canadian immigration
  • British imperialism
  • Gender history

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Review of the book "Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850–1939" by Tamson Pietsch - ir:1030916007:27:50 2015-05-21
Canada and the British empire - ir:ir-batch6-597831102:13:13 2015-05-21
[Review of the book Where I come from] - ir:ir-batch6-201034613:46:38 2015-05-22
[Review of the book From white Australia to Woomera - ir:ir-batch6-204436707:28:38 2015-05-21
Agents of empire - ir:ir-batch6-597432008:26:53 2015-05-22
Migrants in Montreal - ir:ir-batch6-201336507:21:18 2015-05-21
Emigrators, Emigrants and Empire - ir:ir-batch6-201132307:18:55 2015-05-21
Female immigration and Australia's early national identity - ir:ir-batch6-597529620:26:01 2015-05-21
A new class of women for the colonies - ir:ir-batch6-201236907:23:12 2015-05-21
[Review of the book Sojourning sisters - ir:ir-batch6-204535911:02:09 2015-05-19
Mill girls and strangers - ir:ir-batch6-200932212:38:14 2015-05-22
[Review of the book Migration and Empire] - ir:123449608:02:07 2015-05-22
European Women and Imperialism, 1750-1914 - ir:123646710:39:51 2015-05-18
[Review of the book Gendered passages - ir:123838103:29:07 2015-05-17
Canadian Immigration, 1750-1914 - ir:123556508:39:04 2015-05-21
Managing Migrants - ir:123746505:06:35 2015-05-20
[Review of the book Uprooted - ir:124137005:56:23 2015-05-22
[Review of the book The slender thread - ir:123938005:52:19 2015-05-22
[Review of the book Making up the state - ir:123353509:55:50 2015-05-17
[Review of the book A happy holiday - ir:124036310:29:19 2015-05-20
The Host Program and immigrant retention on Prince Edward Island - ir:69636806:04:29 2015-05-22