Chair and Professor
Campus Address: Classroom Building C205
Ph.D., University of Guelph
British, Canadian, and European History
A Fleeting Empire: Early Stuart Britain and the Merchant Adventurers to Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.
The Jacobean Union: A Reconsideration of British Civil Policies Under the Early Stuarts. Westport, Ct.: Greenwood Press, 1999.
After the Fire: Ste.-Marie among the Hurons since 1649. Paul J. Delaney and Andrew D. Nicholls. Elmvale, Ontario: East Georgian Bay Historical Society, 1989.
'So very unequal to the place'? The Legal Apprenticeship of John Williams, Lord Keeper, c. 1605-1621, Journal of Anglican Studies, Volume 15, Issue 2, November 2017.
“’Vith His Accustumed Bauldness’: The Rise and Fall of James Stewart of Killieth, fourth lord Ochiltree.” The Stewarts: Journal of the Stewart Society, Edinburgh, Vol. 23 No. 2, 2009
“Declarative Mode and Its Ancestors: Aesthetics and British Abolitionism” in Donald Metz ed., Paul Sharits: Declarative Mode. Buffalo: Burchfield Penney Arts Center, 2008.
“Political Cartoons: A Historical Perspective” in Donald Metz ed., Caustic Ink: The Political Cartoons of Tom Toles. Buffalo: Burchfield-Penney Arts Center, 2007.
“Twice a Pioneer: Orville Wright in Canada, 1916-1941," Andrew Nicholls and Guy Johnstone. Inland Seas: Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society. Vol. 62, Number 4, Winter 2006.
“The purpois is honorabill, and may conduce to the good of our service’: Lord Ochiltree and the Cape Breton Colony, 1629-31”, Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. XXXV, No. 2, Spring 2005.
“Showdown at Fort Rosemar”, The Beaver: Canada’s National History Magazine, June/July 2004.
“The Act of Union, 1707” in David Loades, ed. The Reader’s Guide to British History, London: Fitzroy Dearborn/Routledge, 2003.
“John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale”, Ibid.
“James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh”, Ibid.
“Glenorchy’s Lost Grain: A Great Lakes Precedent in Maritime Insurance Law”, Inland Seas: The Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society, Vol. 57, Fall 2001, Number 3.
“For More than King and Country: Reflections on the Mercenary Tradition in Early Seventeenth Century Scottish Military History” Scottish Tradition (The Journal of the Canadian Association of Scottish Studies), Vol. 26, 2000.
“Pillars of the Authority of Princes”: “Reflections on the Political Employment of Bishops in the British Isles in the Reign of James VI/I” Scottish Tradition (The Journal of the Canadian Association of Scottish Studies), Vol. 24, 1999.
“Avoiding the Greek Chorus: Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Seminars” in David Allan ed., In at the Deep End: First Experiences in University Teaching, London and Lancaster: Times Higher Education Supplement, and Unit for Innovations in Higher Education, University of Lancaster, 1996.
“A private little war: The first British occupation of New France, 1629-1632.” Relations, No. 11, 1995.
“Report on the Log Book kept at Pile Light, River Tay, Scotland: 1889-1891.”University of Guelph: Collection Update, No. 15,1992.
“Mr. Wilkinson: A Grief Observed.” Thanatos, Vol. 16/No. 3, Fall 1991.
Barry Aron Vann, In Search of Ulster-Scots Land : The Birth and Geotheological Imaginings of a Transatlantic People, 1603-1703, in Journal of British Studies, Vol. 48, No. 1, January 2009.
Daniel Szechi, 1715: The Great Rebellion (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), Canadian Journal of History, Autumn 2008 Issue: volume 43, number 2.
T.M. Devine, Scotland’s Empire 1600-1815. (London: Penguin, 2003) Scottish Historical Review, April 2006, Vol. 85, 1 Issue.
Andrew Mackillop and Steve Murdoch, eds., Military Governors and Imperial Frontiers c. 1600-1800: A Study of Scotland and Empires. (Brill: Brill, 2003) Scottish Historical Review, April 2005, Vol. 84, 1 Issue.
Tom Bryan, Twa Tribes: Scots among the Native Americans. (Edinburgh: National Museums of Scotland Enterprises, 2003) Ibid.
Marjory Harper and Michael E. Vance, Myth, Migration and the Making of Memory: Scotia and Nova Scotia c. 1700-1990. (Edinburgh: John Donald, 1999) Scottish Historical Review, Apr. 2003, Vol. 82, 1 Issue.
John E. Wills Jr., 1688: A Global History. (New York: Norton & Company, 2001) H-Net Reviews, August 2001.
Christopher Durston and John Young, eds., Celtic Dimensions of the British Civil Wars, Scottish Tradition , Vol. 23, 1998.
David Stevenson, King’s College Aberdeen, 1560-1641: From Protestant Reformation to Covenanting Revolution. (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1990) Scottish Tradition, Vol. 20, 1995.
Conrad Russell, The Fall of the British Monarchies, 1637-1642, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991) Scottish Tradition, Volume 19, 1994.
John Morrill ed., The Scottish National Covenant in its British Context, (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1990) Scottish Tradition, Volume 19, 1994.
Murray H.G. Pittock, The Invention of Scotland: The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present., (London: Routledge, 1991) Scottish Tradition, Volume 18, 1993.
Europe since 1500
Medieval and Early Modern Britain
Tudor and Stuart Britain
Medieval and Early Modern Ireland
Europe from Napoleon to the First World War
World War One
History of the Great Lakes Region
Seminar in Historiography
Studies in European History
Topics in British History
Topics in Canadian History
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