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Ken Cruikshank, Ph.D. (York)

Email: deanhum@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 26546
Office: CNH-112

Ken Cruikshank is interested in the history of business and the development of the administrative state in Canada and the United States, particularly between the 1880s and World War II. His publications include Close Ties: Railways, Government and the Board of Railway Commissioners, 1851-1933; contributions to two collections of essays in Canadian business and economic history; as well as scholarly articles in Acadiensis, Canadian Historical Review, Labour/Le Travail, Urban History Review, and Canadian Papers in Business History. He is currently studying the impact of the Intercolonial Railway on the social and economic development of the Maritimes, and the regulation of recreational and popular activities in Hamilton Harbour.