Robert J. Talbot

Robert Talbot is the English-Language Secretary of the Canadian Historical Association. He completed a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of New Brunswick, where he studied the history of Francophone/Anglophone rapprochement in the twentieth century, and a PhD in History at the University of Ottawa, where he has taught Canadian history in French and English.

In addition to having presented at various academic conferences, he has published scholarly articles on political, military, Aboriginal and biographical history, as well as federalism and current affairs.

His book, Negotiating the Numbered Treaties: An Intellectual and Political Biography of Alexander Morris (Saskatoon: Purich, 2009), won the Manitoba Historical Society’s Margaret McWilliams Award for Scholarly History.

Robert has also worked in policy and research on language and culture issues for the Government of Canada. He lives in Ottawa and is the father of two, enjoys Curling, shawarma, and historical board games.

Robert Talbot is a co-editor of the CHA Bulletin / Bulletin de la SHC.


Bibliographic selection

Robert J. Talbot, «Forget the Syrians. Who’s keeping an eye on those Loyalist refugees?», (25 nov. 2015): on line. Read

Robert J. Talbot, «”The results of a criminal operation”: Suppressing reproductive rights in 1920s and 21st century New Brunswick», CHA Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 1 (2015): 7-10. Read

Robert J. Talbot, «Exploding the myth of Canada’s “good wars”», (9 nov. 2014): en ligne. Read

Robert J. Talbot, «Une réconciliation insaisissable: le mouvement de la bonne entente», Revue d’histoire intellectuelle de l’Amérique française, vol. 8, no. 1 (2007): 67-125. Read