Graduate Student & Alumni Profiles

Faculty of Humanities

Graduate Student & Alumni Profiles


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Colin Bissell
"Brock University’s MA in History is a challenging and rewarding program. I chose to pursue graduate work at Brock because of the knowledge and experience of its faculty. The vast experience of the faculty are a key component of their multidisciplinary program."

 

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Venetia Boehmer-Plotz
Class of 2011
Graduated from Brock, she went on to pursue a Law degree at McGill. She was recently a summer law student at Bennett Jones LLP in Calgary, Alberta and will be articling with Bennett Jones LLP in 2014.
“The experience I gained balancing graduate course work, independent research, and community involvement has prepared me for both academic and professional success in law school.
 

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Brent Brenyo
"I chose the Graduate Program because of the stellar experience I had with the History Department as an undergraduate student at Brock. Faculty members were approachable and helpful, and wanted to see students succeed. The prospect of working with them in a close capacity while furthering my own post-secondary studies was an attractive proposition."

 

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Haley Gienow-McConnell
Class of 2011
A Brock Alumnus who is pursuing her PhD in History, at York University, and has been awarded with a SSHRC scholarship.
“faculty are: supportive, encouraging, collegial, open-minded, innovative, diverse, ambitious, and most importantly, flexible and available.”
 

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Renée Girard
"Being in the History department at Brock is like being part of a family. While support and encouragement is offered, the expectations are high."

 

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Steven J. Lee
Class of 2012
Brock graduate who currently works at the Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archive in Brampton and teaches at Oxford Learning Company.
“The history MA program is not easy, and requires a great deal of dedication and hard work, but the rewards and rich experience make it all worthwhile in the end.”
 

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Jennifer MacLellan
"After spending seven years in universities in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, I feel confident in saying that Brock does have something for everyone, and qualities that I had not come across in my previous academic career."

 

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Nicholas Timmers
"Brock University's Master of Arts History program is a great program. I do like that it exposes you to numerous areas of history and it introduces new historical strategies. I am eager to go through the steps of writing my Master's Research Paper, and the steps of a professional historian."