PAULA M. HUMFREY

"Female servants and women's criminality in early modern London" in S. Devereaux, A. May and G. Smith, (eds.), Crime and Society in the Old World and the New (Toronto: Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, 1998).

"What the Servants Knew", in V. Frith (ed.), Women and History: Voices of Early Modern England, 1600-1800 (Irwin Publishing, 1995). Second printing.

Review of Dowd and Korda (eds.), Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama. Journal of British Studies, Vol. 51, No. 2 (April 2012), pp. 448-449.

"Household Servants in Early Modern London", Times Higher Education magazine (THE) 2 September 2010

"The Canon: The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People 1770-1868. By V.A.C. Gatrell", Times Higher Education magazine (THE) 12 August 2010

"Trialling early eighteenth-century domesticity: servants’ evidence." American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Minneapolis USA, 28 March 2017.

"Staging fictions of privacy in early-modern London households. 'At Home': Exploring Eighteenth-Century Domestic Space, Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Studies, Oxford University, UK, 13 June 2015.



"Locating love and bastardy in the interstice between domestic service and domestic space in early modern London households". 'Home-Work: Connections, Transitions and the Wider World, Centre for Studies of Home at Queen Mary University of London, Geffrye Museum of the Home, London UK, 24 June 2014.

"The emergence of domestic labour for London women." Economic History Association 57th Annual Meeting, Rutgers University, USA, September 1997.



"The importance of mobility and invisibility to female servants' agency in early modern London". Anonymity, Harvard University, USA, 15 March 1997.

"Female servants in the metropolis of Queen Anne's London." Bennington College Women's Issues Study Group, Spring Lecture Series, USA, April 1991.

"Women in seventeenth-century England: a review of the literature." University of Toronto Women's Studies History Group, Canada, October 1988.

"'Sustained by a folklore of hope': Small farmer migrants and the shaping of frontier rhetoric." Crosstown Traffic: Anglo-American Cultural Exchange Since 1865, Royal Historical Society, North American Conference on British Studies and British Association for American Studies, University of Warwick, UK, 2 July 2004.

"Digital 'deviants' and the spirit of '68", Times Higher Education magazine (THE) 18 November 2010.

Governor for Canada, Organisation Mondiale de Développement (O.M.D.): participating in monetary and economic analysis within the United Nations Organization framework, in order to assist in the task of accomplishing the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals 2013-18

"EUROZONE: The Finance Ministers' Salon", American Kabuki, 1 April 2013

 

Current appointment

Online and distance education courses taught 1997-2017

  • History of the Modern World
  • Western Civilization I: Prehistory to Renaissance
  • Western Civilization II: Renaissance to Present
  • The Development of Western Civilization
  • History of Women and the Family in the Preindustrial Era
  • History of Women and the Women's Movement in the Modern Era
  • United States History I: 1607-1865
  • Colonial New England
  • Early American Intellectual History
  • Comparing Frontier Cultures in the American and Canadian West
  • History of the Canadian Family
  • The Rise of Christianity in the West
  • The Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe
  • The Struggle for Power: Britain 1450-1689
  • The Sixties
  • The Great Depression
  • The European Holocaust
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Leadership, Ethics, and Decision Making
  • Freedom and Responsibility
  • Understandings of Morality
  • Life and Death

Online and distance education teaching positions

 

Distinctions

  • 2003-2004  Formby Research Fellow, Texas Tech University
  • 2003-2004  'By Faculty, For Faculty' Workshop Grant Recipient, Institute for Online Education, Southern New Hampshire University
  • 1986-1987  University of Toronto Open Fellowship
  • 1984  Rhodes Scholarship Finalist, Province of Ontario, Canada

Education

  • 2000  Ph.D History, University of Toronto
  • 1988  M.A. History, University of Toronto
  • 1986  B.A. (History and Literature), Bennington College
  • 1984  Summer student, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University

Theses

  • 2000 "Domestic service for women in London, 1660-1745", unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto. (Abstract)
  • 1988 "Women and violence in London, 1720-25", unpublished Master's major paper, University of Toronto.
  • 1986 "Strange Bedfellowes: Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the problem of morality in Augustan London", unpublished undergraduate thesis, Bennington College.

Language competencies

  • Ecriture et conversation française
  • Un poco de español

Personal interests

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