Nancy Forestell

Mulroney Hall
(902) 867-3804
Ph.D., University of Toronto
(902) 867-3804
3057 Mulroney Hall




Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
Themes in the History of Sexuality
Canadian Women's & Gender History: Modernity

Research Interests

Canadian, Women's and Gender, Labour and Working Class, Disability History

Publications & Conferences


With Moynagh, Maureen. Documenting First Wave Feminisms:  Volume II:  Canada-National and Transnational Contexts.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.

With Moynagh, Maureen. Documenting First Wave Feminisms: Volume I:  Transnational Collaborations and Cross-Currents. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.



With McPherson, Katheryn and Cecilia Morgan, eds. Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays in Femininity and Masculinity in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.


Articles/Book Chapters

Forestell, Nancy et al. "The Work of Veronica Strong-Boag," Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture and Social Justice , Vol. 36, No. 1 (Apr. 2013):  126-139

"'And I Feel Like I'm Dying From Mining for Gold': Disability, Gender and the Mining Community, 1920-1950," Labour: Studies of Working Class History of the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Fall 2006):  77-93.

"Mrs. Canada Goes Global: First Wave Feminism Revisited," Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice, Vol.30, No.1 (Fall 2005):  7-20.


St. Francis Xavier University's Outstanding Teaching Award, 2012.

St. Francis Xavier University's Community Outreach Award, 2009.