CCHA, Historical Studies, 62 (1996), 9-10


List of Contributors



Sheila Andrew took her undergraduate degree in European History at the University of Oxford and went on to postgraduate work at the University of New Brunswick where, in 1992, she completed a Ph.D. focused on Aca­dian History. She is an Associate Professor at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, where she specializes in teaching the history of Acadia, post­Confederation Quebec and nineteenth century Canadian women. Her book, The Development of Élites in Acadian New Brunswick, 1861-1881, is scheduled for publication by McGill-Queen’s University Press in the fall of 1996. She is now working on changes in the role of Acadian women in the mid-nineteenth century.


Pasquale Fiorino received his Masters of Divinity from the University of Western Ontario, (St. Peter’s Seminary) and his Doctorate in Church His­tory from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy. The topic of his Doctoral Dissertation was “Bishop Michael Fallon: the Man and His Times.” He was the first historian to research the topic of Bishop Fallon and Regulation 17 at the Secret Vatican Archives. Dr. Fiorino presently teaches as a sessional professor in the History Department and the Reli­gious Studies Department of the University of Windsor, and the History Department of Mary Grove College in Detroit, Michigan.

Paul Laverdure received his M.A. in religious studies from McGill and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Toronto. His Ph.D. thesis, “Can­ada on Sunday. The Decline of the Sabbath, 1900-1950,” explored secular­ization in Canadian society from east to west, in both French and English Canada through the lens of the Sunday controversies. A translator and edi­tor for several religious and non-profit organizations, he is the author of the forthcoming book Redemption and Renewal. The Redemptorists of English Canada, 1834-1994 (Dundurn Press: Toronto 1996). He presently makes his home in Montreal.


D. Peter MacLeod who received his Ph.D. from the University of Ottawa in 1991, has recently completed a book on the Canadian Iroquois in the Seven Years’ War for the Canadian War Museum’s Historical Publications series, which will be published by Dundurn Press in 1996.


Nicole Neatby is an assistant professor in the History Department at the University of Prince Edward Island. She completed her Ph.D. in history at the Université de Montréal. She received her M.A. from Queen’s Univer­sity and her B.A. from the University of Ottawa. She is currently writing a book on the Quebec student movement during the 1950’s.


Sheila Ross received her Bachelor of Social Work and M.A. from the Uni­versity of Calgary. She is currently a Pastoral Assistant at Sacred Heart Church in Calgary.

David Seljak teaches religion and the social sciences at the Faculty of Reli­gious Studies, McGill University, and at the Department of Religion at Concordia University. He recently received his Ph.D. from McGill and his dissertation addressed the reaction of the Catholic Church to the seculari­zation of nationalism in Quebec from 1960 to 1980. He has published sev­eral articles on the topic of religion and nationalism and Quebec Catholicism.