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Susan Johnston Chair, Humanities

Office: Y 319Email: johnstos@camosun.bc.caPhone: 250-370-3360

Susan Johnston

BA Honours, with distinction — University of Victoria, MA — University of Waterloo


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I teach because I am passionate about history and I enjoy sharing my subject with students. I love the small classes at Camosun College, which allow me to interact with each student, and I learn a lot from seminars where I listen to what students have to say about the past.

Courses taught/teaching:

Graduate Research Area

  • MA: history of women and education, 1991
  • PhD (ABD): sudden death in British Columbia

Current Research Interests

  • European women encounter colonial India: Ethel Merston's search for meaning following the First World War


  • Canadian Committee on Women's History
  • Canadian Historical Association
  • Sexuality Studies Association (Canada)
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