Below is a collection of writing samples in History from my graduate studies at Carleton University. My most recent publication is Growing Up in Ajax, Ontario, a Master’s Research Essay completed in September of 2017. Most samples reflect on themes related to public history including reflections on cultural heritage, policy, museums, or similar areas. I have also included think pieces on historical theory and method, especially thoughts on Foucauldian concepts as well as various themes in social history and archival research.
Master’s Research Essay:
- Growing Up in Ajax, Ontario: Memories of Childhood in a Transforming Postwar Community
- “Trip Advisor” Reviews by Museum Theorists: An Interactive Map
- Unsettling Colonialist Themes and Imagery in Canadian Gold Rush Narratives
- A Foucauldian Analysis of Canadian Municipal Colonialism
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