Lisa Chilton

Dr. Lisa Chilton´s interest for history is rooted in her desire to understand the complex nature of social identities and human relations. Her publications include: Agents of Empire: British Female Migration to Canada and Australia, 1860s-1930, articles and chapters in multiple journals and edited collections (including “Sex Scandals and Papist Plots: The Mid-Nineteenth-Century World of an Irish Nurse in Quebec,” Journal of Women’s History, which won a Canadian Historical Association article prize in 2016), and a booklet in the Immigration and Ethnicity in Canada Series, titled: Receiving Canada’s Immigrants: The Work of the State Before 1930. She is the Director of the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in the University of Prince Edward Island.