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Stephen J. Heathorn, Ph.D. (Toronto)

Email: heaths@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24850
Office: Chester New Hall 621

Stephen Heathorn (PhD, University of Toronto, 1996) teaches courses on modern Britain, Europe, and western and non-western interactions, and researches the history of modern Britain and its empire.  He is the author of Earl Kitchener and Earl Haig in Twentieth Century Britain: Remembrance, Representation and Appropriation (Ashgate, 2013), and For Home, Country and Race: Constructing Gender, Class and Englishness in the Elementary School Classroom, 1880-1914 (University of Toronto Press, 2000), and nearly 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.  He is the co-author of the textbook, Britain since 1688: A Nation in the World (Routledge, 2015), and with David Goutor he is the co-editor of Taking Liberties: Historicizing Human Rights in Canada (Oxford University Press, 2013).  For many years he has been working with co-editor Bill Bruneau on volume 18 of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell.  His current SSHRC funded research project is an analysis of debates about planning, commemoration and heritage in London’s urban landscape over the course of the 20th Century.