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Faculty - Dr. Jacques Ferland

Associate Professor of History and
Graduate Program Coordinator

320 Stevens Hall

Professor Ferland offers undergraduate-level courses in Early Canadian, French Canadian, Native American and Modern US history. He regularly teaches Colonial Canada (HTY 459), Amerindians of the Northeast (HTY 481), History of French Canada and Franco-Americans (HTY 458), and United States History II (HTY 104), along with a graduate seminar in Canadian Historiography (HTY 520). In recent years, Ferland has also offered a senior seminar on Native Americans during the American Revolution and a graduate seminar on the regional history of New England, the Atlantic provinces and the province of Quebec. As a researcher, Jacques Ferland has devoted close attention to labor and business history, women’s history in the textile industry, rural leather tanning communities in the Northeast, and Franco-Penobscot history in nineteenth-century Maine. He has published in both French and English journals.

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