The labour, economic, and social history of early modern London
Historical and metaphysical concepts of the western frontier
Cultural histories of the long decades of the Great Depression and the 1960s
Developing ways of understanding higher education in the online environment
The history of monetary theory
Board of Administration, Organisation Mondiale de Développement (OMD): participating in monetary and economic analysis within the United Nations Organization framework, in order to assist in the task of accomplishing the U. N. Millennium Development Goals (2014)
Sabbatical year spent researching and blogging about the economic and social histories of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the World Development Organization/Organisation Mondiale de Développement (OMD) (2013-2014)
RECENT ACTIVIST BLOGGING
"And One More OPPT for Tonight: An Interactive Guide to Using the TOPPT New Paradigm Protocol Documents" (12 January 2013)
"When the OPPT Shoe Dropped: Evidence That The Black-Screen, Off-ledger Global Accounts Are Real" (23 January 2013)
"Connecting the OPPT Dots: More Evidence that the Off-ledger Global Accounts Are Real" (4 February 2013)
Humfrey, P.M., 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, 1997).
Humfrey, P.M., What the Servants Knew, in V. Frith (ed.), Women and History: Voices of Early Modern England, 1600-1800 (Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1995). Second printing.
Humfrey, P.M., "'Sustained by a folklore of hope': Small farmer migrants and the shaping of frontier rhetoric", a paper presented at Royal Historical Society, NACBS conference, Crosstown Traffic: Anglo American Cultural Exchange Since 1865 (July 2004)
Humfrey, P.M., "The emergence of domestic labour for London women", a paper presented at the Economic History Association 57th Annual Meeting, Rutgers University, September 1997.
Humfrey, P.M., "The importance of mobility and invisibility to female servants' agency in early modern London", a paper presented at inter-disciplinary conference on "Anonymity", Harvard University, March 1997.
Humfrey, P.M., "Female servants in the metropolis of Queen Anne's London", a paper presented to Bennington College Women's Issues Study Group, Spring Lecture Series, April 1991.
Humfrey, P.M., "Women in seventeenth-century England: a review of the literature", a paper presented to University of Toronto Women's Studies History Group, October 1988.
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
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, University of New Hampshire program, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University
Humfrey, P.M. (2000) "Domestic service for women in London, 1660-1745", unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto. (Abstract)
Humfrey, P.M. (1988) "Women and violence in London, 1720-25", unpublished Master's major paper, University of Toronto.
Humfrey, P.M. (1986) "Strange Bedfellowes: Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the problem of morality in Augustan London", unpublished
undergraduate thesis, Bennington College.