Sharon Myers

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NameSharon Myers
PositionFaculty Member
Emailshmyers@upei.ca
Department(s)History
Phone(902) 566-0699
BuildingMain Building 411
Websitehttp://history.upei.ca/smyers

Sharon Myers

Biography

Title: Assistant Professor

Education: BA, Mount Allison University (1987); MA, St. Mary's University (1990); PhD, University of New Brunswick

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.


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Research Interests

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

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