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Professor, English Department, Simon Fraser University

Dr. Carole Gerson (FRSC) has been teaching for many years in the English department at Simon Fraser University, where she holds the position of University Professor. Co-editor of volume 3 (1918-1980) of History of the Book in Canada / Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada, she has published extensively on Canada’s literary and cultural history with a focus on early Canadian women writers. These authors range from well-known figures such as Pauline Johnson and L.M. Montgomery to more obscure figures. In 2011, her book, Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918, won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Canadian criticism. In 2013 she received the Marie Tremaine medal from the Bibliographical Society of Canada.


  • –present
    Professor, English Department, Simon Fraser University


  • 1977 
    UBC, Ph.D. English