Michael D. Behiels
Full Professor, Department of History
Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and thereby authorized to supervise theses.
Office: 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 9124
Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 1305
1978 – PhD History, York University
1969 – MA History, University of Alberta
1967 – BA, University of Alberta
Fields of interest
History of Modern Canada with an emphasis on political, ideological and constitutional development pertaining to the Canadian federal system and Quebec's role within the federation.
The State in Transition: Challenges for Canadian Federalism (2011)
The Essential Laurendeau, ed. (1976); Prelude to Quebec's Quiet Revolution (1985); Quebec Since 1945, ed. (1987); The Meech Lake Primer ed. (1989); Canada: Its Regions and People (1998); Canada at the Crossroads co-ed. (1999); Futures and Identities: Aboriginal Peoples in Canada ed. (1999); Nation, Ideas, Identities. Essays in Honour of Ramsay Cook co-ed. (2000); "Myth and Ideology: Contributions of Canadian Thinkers".
Editor of special issues
Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes (2000); "Nexus: Cultures, Pluralism and Globalization,"; Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes (2001); Québec since 1800: Selected, ed. (2002).
Chapters in many books, conference and colloquium collections.
Articles, review essays and reviews
Canadian Historical Review, Journal of Canadian Studies, Acadiensis, Revue de l'Université d'Ottawa, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, Japanese Association of Canadian Studies Journal, The Canadian Encyclopedia, The Literary Review of Canada, Encarta: Microsoft CD-ROM, Cité libre, Alberta Law Review,& Policy Options.