Nancy Forestell

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Nancy Forestell

Professor and Coordinator Women's Studies
Campus Location
Brian Mulroney Hall Rm 3057
(902) 867-3804

Ph.D., University of Toronto


St. Francis Xavier University's Outstanding Teaching Award, 2012.

St. Francis Xavier University's Community Outreach Award, 2009.


Canadian, Women's and Gender, Labour and Working Class, Disability History



With Moynagh, Maureen. Documenting First Wave Feminisms:  Volume II:  Canada-National and Transnational Contexts.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.

With Moynagh, Maureen. Documenting First Wave Feminisms: Volume I:  Transnational Collaborations and Cross-Currents. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

With McPherson, Katheryn and Cecilia Morgan, eds. Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays in Femininity and Masculinity in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.


Forestell, Nancy et al. "The Work of Veronica Strong-Boag," Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture and Social Justice , Vol. 36, No. 1 (Apr. 2013):  126-139

"'And I Feel Like I'm Dying From Mining for Gold': Disability, Gender and the Mining Community, 1920-1950," Labour: Studies of Working Class History of the Americas, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Fall 2006):  77-93.

"Mrs. Canada Goes Global: First Wave Feminism Revisited," Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice, Vol.30, No.1 (Fall 2005):  7-20.