Will Tait

Contract Instructor

Degrees:BA Hons (Saint Mary’s University); MA (Dalhousie University); Ph.D. ABD (Carleton University)
Phone:613-695-4055
Email:wiliamtait2@cmail.carleton.ca
Office:400 Paterson Hall

Research Interests
• East Asian History
• Canadian Political / Social History
• History and Film
• Humanitarian / Missionary History

Courses Taught
At Carleton University:
HIST 2303 – Canadian Political History (2013-2014)
HIST 3903 – History of Canada on Film (2014)

At Saint Mary’s University:
HIST 3492 / ASNT 3828 – Missionaries in East Asia (2010)

Recent Publications
“Bureaucracy Meets Theology: The Canadian United Church in Interwar Colonial Korea”, in Resilient Japan: Papers Presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Japan Studies Association of Canada, Japan Studies Association of Canada, 2013, Amazon ebook: Japanese Studies Association of Canada, 2014

Review of, Colleen Bell, The Freedom of Security, Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism, Vancouver, UBC Press, 2011, in the British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1, 148-149, 2013

Review of, John Stuart, British Missionaries and the End of Empire, East, Central, and Southern Africa, 1939-64, Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans, 2011, in the Canadian Journal of African Studies, 46:3, 483-485, 2012