Judith Fingard

J. Fingard’s degrees are from Dalhousie University and the University of London where she completed doctoral studies in 1970. She spent her teaching career in the Department of History at Dalhousie, retiring in 1997 to pursue research full-time. Her research interests in Canadian social history have addressed issues of religion, class, gender, race, and disability. Since the late 1990s she has served terms as president of the Canadian Historical Association and the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Association. For her contributions to Canadian history she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1991. Her books include: The Anglican Design in Loyalist Nova Scotia (1972), Jack in Port: Sailortowns of Eastern Canada (1982), The Dark Side of Life in Victorian Halifax (1989), Mothers of the Municipality: Women, Work, and Social Policy in Post-1945 Halifax (2005), with Janet Guildford.

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