Department of History

Nicole Neatby Profile

Full Professor 
B.A. Ottawa
M.A. Queen's
Ph.D. Université de Montréal 

Office: McNally North 222
Phone: 902-420-5765

Recently Taught Courses

  • Canada to Confederation (1st year)
  • Canadian Women (3rd year)
  • Canadian Social Protest (3rd year)
  • Public History (4th year)

Current Research Project

Taking Note of Tourists:  The Expectations and Reactions of North American Tourists in Quebec, (1920s-1970s)

Selected Publications


Carabins ou Activistes? L'idéalisme et la radicalisation de la pensée étudiante à l'Université de Montréal au temps du duplessisme, Montreal & Kingston:  McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999

Articles and Book Chapters

HeatbyImage1Historiographical overview to the section on Education in Sharon A. Cook, Lorna McLean and Kate O'Rourke, eds , Framing Our Past:  Canadian Women's History in the Twentieth

Century, Montreal & Kingston:  McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001, pp. 149-154

Member of the Editorial Committee of Canada , Confederation to the Present - a Canadian history textbook on CD-ROM produced by Chinook Multimedia (Edmonton, 2001)

"Student Leaders at the University of Montreal During the Early 1950s:  What did Catholics Want?", Historical Studies , vol 62, 1996, 73-88

"Student Leaders at the University of Montreal from 1950 to 1958: Beyond the ", Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes, Fall/Automne, vol 29, #3, 1994, 26-44

"Preparing for the Working World:  Women at Queen's During the 1920s", Historical Studies in Education/Revue d'histoire de l'éducation , vol1, #1, Spring Printemps, 1989, 53-72 
**Reprinted in Alison Prentice and Ruby Heap, eds, Gender and Education in Ontario:  An Historical Reader , Toronto:  Canadian Scholar's Press, 1991, 333-356