About the Author

Veronica Strong-Boag

Veronica Strong-Boag is a professor of women’s and gender studies and of educational studies at the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a past president of the Canadian Historical Association. She has written widely on the history of Canadian women and children—including studies of the 1920s and 30s, the experience of post—WW II suburbia, Nellie L. McClung, E. Pauline Johnson, childhood disabilities, and modern neo-conservatism’s attack on women and children—and has won the John A. Macdonald Prize in Canadian History, the 2012 Canada Prize in the Social Sciences awarded by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and, with Carole Gerson, the Raymond Klibansky Prize in the Humanities. In 2012 Strong-Boag was awarded the Tyrrell Medal from the Royal Society of Canada for outstanding work in Canadian history. She is the author of Fostering Nation: Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage (WLU Press, 2010).

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Finding Families, Finding Ourselves

Finding Families, Finding Ourselves

English Canada Encounters Adoption from the 19th Century to the 1990s
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Fostering Nation?

Fostering Nation?

Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage
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Liberal Hearts and Coronets

Liberal Hearts and Coronets

The Lives and Times of Ishbel Marjoribanks Gordon and John Campbell Gordon, the Aberdeens
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Paddling Her Own Canoe

Paddling Her Own Canoe

The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)
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The Last Suffragist Standing

The Last Suffragist Standing

The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson
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A Woman with a Purpose

The Diaries of Elizabeth Smith, 1872-1884
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E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake

E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake

Collected Poems and Selected Prose
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Lost Kids

Lost Kids

Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States
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Painting the Maple

Painting the Maple

Essays on Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada
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Rethinking Canada

The Promise of Women's History
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