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Coordinator of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History/Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, McMaster University

Maxime Dagenais is the coordinator of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of History at McMaster University. He has a PhD in French and British North American history from the University of Ottawa and postdoctoral fellowships from the Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-author of The Land in Between. The Upper St. John Valley, Prehistory to World War One and the co-editor of Revolutions Across Borders: Jacksonian America and the Canadian Rebellion. His articles have been published in Canadian Military History, the Canadian Journal of Media Studies, Australasian-Canadian Studies, The Canadian Encyclopedia, Bulletin d’histoire politique, Quebec Studies, and American Review of Canadian Studies. He is currently on the executive committee of a SSHRC Partnership Grant project – Thinking Historically about Canada’s Future – which seeks to reassess history education in K-12 across Canada.


  • –present
    Coordinator of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History/ Adjunct Assistant Professor of History , McMaster University


  • 2011 
    University of Ottawa , PhD History