Robynne Healey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History; Stream Coordinator for MAIH; Co-director, Gender Studies Institute
B.A., M.A., Ph.D History (Alberta).
- “Quietist Quakerism, 1692 – ca. 1805,” in Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, eds. Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
- “‘I am getting a considerable of a Canadian they tell me’: Connected Understandings in the Nineteenth Century Quaker Atlantic,” Quaker Studies, 15, no. 2(March 2011): 227-245.
- “A Quaker Concern for Pre-WWII Germany: Kathleen Brookhouse Hertzberg’s ‘Report of Visit to Germany, 14 April 1938 – 18 January 1939’,” Canadian Quaker History Journal, 74 (2009): 1 - 32.
- Suffering in Word and in Truth: Quaker Literature Seeks the Sublime,” Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory, eds. Holly Faith Nelson, Lynn Szabo, and Jens Zimmermann (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010), 169 – 180.
- “Elizabeth Lount Denounces John Beverly Robinson and the Family Compact,” York Pioneer (spring 2008): 45 – 60.
- “Thirty-One Hours on Grindstone Island: The Canadian and American Friends Service Committees’ Experiment in Civil Defence,” Canadian Quaker History Journal 71(2006): 22-32.
- “Wrestling with the Lesser Evil: Quakers and the Sons of Freedom in Mid-twentieth Century British Columbia,” in Historical Papers 2006: Canadian Society of Church History, 55-70.
- From Quaker to Upper Canadian: Faith and Community Among Yonge Street Friends, 1801-1850 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006).
- Shaping Research Frontiers: The Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 1980-2005 (Edmonton: AHFMR, 2005)
- "Building, Sustaining, and Reforming Quaker Community in Upper Canada: Informal Education and the Yonge Street Women Friends," Quaker History 94, 1(spring 2005): 1-23.
- "Mr Hills temper unbearable think we had better part: The Diary of Sarah Welch Hill," in Kathryn Carter, ed., The Small Details of Life: Twenty Diaries by Women in Canada, 1830-1996 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002), 59-94.
Notable accomplishments and experiences
- Paul Harris Fellow Rotary International (for exceptional service), 2010.
- Davis Distinguished Teaching Award, Trinity Western University, 2010.
- Trinity Western University Small Institution Grant, 2005, 2008.
- Trinity Western University Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant with Holly Faith Nelson, Allyson Jule, and Alma Barranco-Mendoza, 2008.
- Council Member, The Champlain Society, 2004- 2008.
Administrative Secretary, Canadian Society of Church History, 2004 current.
- Program Committee, Biennial Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, 2002 - current
- President, Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Matsqui. 2009 - 2010
Robynne Healey works in School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in the departments of MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and History.