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 Stott,Greg

Assistant Professor G Stott Photo.jpg
Faculty of Arts, Business and Science
University College of the North
Phone: 204-677-6783
gstott@ucn.ca
 
Profile
University of Western Ontario, Hons BA in History (1998)
University of Western Ontario, MA in History (1999)
McMaster University, PhD in Canadian History with Minor Fields in British and United States History (2004)
 
Teaching
Modern Western Civilizations II, 1715-1914, University College of the North, September to December 2013.
The History of the Fur Trade & Aboriginal Societies, University College of the North, September to December 2012 and September to December 2014.
United States History: 1865 to Present, University College of the North, January to April 2013, January to April 2015
Canadian Political History, University College of the North, January to April 2013.
Métis Nation, University College of the North, January to April 2012 and January to April 2014.
Modern Western Civilizations I, 1500 to 1715, University College of the North, September to December 2012
Canadian Social History, University College of the North, January to April 2011 and September to December 2011.
Canada the World: 1867-1945, University College of the North, September to December 2011.
Pre-Confederation Canadian History, University College of the North, September to December 2010, September to December 2011, September to December 2012,  September to December 2013 and September  to December 2014
Post-Confederation Canadian History, University College of the North, January to April 2011, January to April 2012,  January to April 2013, January to April 2014, and January to April 2015.
 
Community Service and/or Service to Profession/Field
Member of the Board of Heritage North Museum, Thompson, Manitoba, December 2010 to the present.
Public Lectures:
“Arkona and Fascinating and Revealing Minutiae of the Year 1887,” for the Arkona and Area Historical Society, May 7, 2013, Arkona, Ontario.
“The Electric Village, the Rock Glen Power Company and ‘Giving the Blinker’,” for the Lambton County Historical Society, June 30, 2011, Arkona, Ontario.
“Social Ferment in an Ontario Village: Arkona, Ontario, 1850-1920,” for Arkona and Area Historical Society, May 4, 2010, Arkona, Ontario.  
“Contravening Social and Moral Codes: Arkona, Ontario, 1860-1910,” for Arkona
 Seniors, March 10, 2010, Arkona, Ontario.
“Education, Self-Improvement and Dens of Iniquity: A Glimpse of Arkona, C.W. in the 1850s and 1860s,” for Fellowship Club, Forest, Ontario, January 28, 2010.
“With the Townsends on the Ausable, December 1822,” for the Lambton County Historical Society, November 19, 2009, Wyoming, Ontario
 “London West as the ‘Frog Pond’: The Development of a Nineteenth Century Suburb,” for the London and Middlesex Historical Society, May 21, 2003 in London, Ontario.
 “The Story of a Nineteenth Century Suburb: The Village of Petersville-London West,” for the London and Middlesex Ontario Genealogical Society, January 14, 2002. London, Ontario.

Research Activity/Scholarship
Refereed Publications
“Poetic Justice: Corruption in Lambton County, Canada West, 1854-1858,” Ontario History 105 (Autumn 2013): 160-182.
“‘In Reply to Your Advertisement . . .’: Local Influences on the Hiring of Teachers, Arkona, Ontario, 1882-1884,” Historical Studies in Education 20 (Fall 2008): 1-21.
“Enhancing Status Through Incorporation: Suburban Municipalities in Nineteenth- Century Ontario.” Journal of Urban History 33 (September 2007): 885-910.
Yon Sand-Beaten Shore”: The Story of Port Franks, Ontario. Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 1998
Warwick Township History Committee. The Township of Warwick: A Story Through Time. Aylmer, Ontario: The Aylmer Express, 2008. Chapters, “From Slate to Laptop (Education,” (pp. 97-122), “‘My Kona, Your Kona, Arkona’ (Arkona),” (pp. 137-142), “From Farm Field to Battlefield World War I),” (pp. 249-263), “Good Times and Bad Times (The Great Depression),” (pp. 263-270), and “Home Front to Battlefront (World War II),” (pp. 271-284).
“The Persistence of Family: A Study of a Nineteenth Century Canadian Family and their Correspondence.” Journal of Family History (April 2006): 190-207
“‘The Chicago of the Dominion’?: The Development of Port Franks, Ontario.”  Ontario History 45 (Spring 2003): 22-37
“Safeguarding ‘The Frog Pond’: London West and the Resistance of Municipal Amalgamation, 1883-1897.” The Urban History Review/revue d’histoire urbane 29 (October 2000): 53-63

Book Chapter
“The Pas and ‘The Greatest War in Our World’s History’,” Horizons North: Contact, Culture and Education in Canada. Sue Matheson and John A. Butler, eds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013: 20-38.
 
Other Publications
The Aunt Hill and Its Family: The Lutmans of London, Ontario. Arkona, Ontario: Anokra Press, 2013.
Arkona: A History of an Ontario Community. Arkona, Ontario: Anokra Press, 2011.
Passing Into Oblivion: The Diaries of William Porte, Lucan, Ontario, 1864-1898. Arkona, Ontario: Anokra Press,  2009. Co-edited with Glenn Stott.
 “I Think I Have the Dunham Pedigree”: The Story of the Robert and Louisa (Green) Dunham Family. Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 2006
“Been To North Ekfrid Lately?”: The Story of a Crossroads Community in Ontario (Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 2003
 
Conference Papers
“Taming the Sensationalist Sentiment: William Porte’s Diaries and Lucan, Ontario, 1864-1899,” to be presented at the Canadian Historical Association Conference, Brock University, May 28, 2014.
“Transplanting the Suburban Dream: The Emergence of the Planned Northern Resource-Extraction Town of Thompson, 1956-70,” presented at the Northern Atlantic Connection: Canada and the Nordic Countries, Aarhus, Aarhus University, August 12, 2011
“Changing Expectations: The Transformation of Lake Huron Villages into Summer Cottage Communities, 1880-1930,” presented at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Historical Association, at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 25, 2009
“The Travails of a Poet: Robert McBride’s Exposé of Corruption and Conspiracy in Lambton County, Canada West, 1854-1858,” presented for the History Department Seminar Series, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario, October 8, 2008.
“Competing Interests and the Emergence of Summer Cottage Communities in Ontario,
1870 to 1920,” presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Historical Association, at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 30, 2007
 ““In Reply to Your Advertisement . . .”: Local Influences on the Hiring of Teachers, Arkona, Ontario, 1882-1884,” presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Historical Association, at London, Ontario, June 1, 2005.
 “Enhancing Status Through Incorporation: Suburban Municipalities in Nineteenth-Century Ontario,” presented at the Second Biennial Urban History Conference, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 9, 2004.
 “The Urban Frontier: Identifying Suburban Municipalities in Nineteenth-Century Ontario,” presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Historical Association, at Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 5, 2004.
 “The Enigma of Incorporation: A Look at Nineteenth Century Ontario Suburbs,” presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Historical Association, at Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 29, 2003.
 “Dead Dogs, Nightsoil, and Lofty Ambition: The Story of Nineteenth Century Suburbs in Ontario,” presented at Department of History Colloquium, November 28, 2002, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
 “On the Fringe: Suburban Business Development,” Presented at the Canadian Business History Conference, Trois Riviéres, Quebec, October 11, 2002. 
 “London West and the Resistance to Municipal Amalgamation, 1874-1897.” Presented at “History Across the Disciplines: The Future of the Past,” Graduate Student Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 25, 2000.
 “From Port to Retreat: The Historical Development of Port Franks, Ontario, 1851-1960.” Presented at “Is the Coast Clear?” a conference sponsored by the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, at Port Franks, Ontario, August 12, 2000.
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