Noel, Jan

Associate Professor EmeritusHistorical Studies - History

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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
Ph.D. University of Toronto