Noel, Jan

Associate Professor EmeritusHistory

Contact Information

EH 212A
Mailing Address: 
3359 Mississauga Rd., Erindale Hall
Postal Code: 
L5L 1C6
Office Hours: 
See me in class after Friday lecture, or make an appointment for later in the day on Friday
Jan Noel

Professor Noel’s interests include Early Canada as well as comparative colonial and gender history. Her latest book is Along a River: The First French Canadian Women (UTP 2013). Noel is author of some thirty-five refereed articles, chapters and books, including the much-reprinted “New France: Les Femmes Favorisees.” She received the New York History Society’s 2014 Kerr prize for her work on aboriginal women in the fur trade. Her earlier work,  Canada Dry: Temperance Crusades before Confederation, received the Canadian Historical Association’s Macdonald Prize. Professor Noel is a past coordinator of Gender Studies at her UTM Department and current coordinator of its Heads Up Writing Program.


Early Canada, Comparative Colonial History, Gender History
Current Courses: 
HIS326Y5S, HIS498Y5Y
Ph.D. University of Toronto