John Reid


Faculty of Arts
History

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., , University of New Brunswick , 1976
M.A., , Memorial University of Newfoundland , 1972
B.A., Honours, University of Oxford, St. Catherine's College, 1970

Academic Work Experience

2011 - Present, Honorary Research Associate, School of Graduate Studies, University of New Brunswick
2006 - Present, Senior Research Fellow, Gorsebrook Research Institute, Saint Mary’s University
2001 - 2002, Acting Coordinator of Atlantic Canada Studies, Saint Mary's University, Department of History
1997 - 2000, Coordinator of Atlantic Canada Studies, Saint Mary's University, Department of History
1993 - Present, Honorary Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Dalhousie University
1989 - Present, Professor, Saint Mary's University, Department of History
1988 - 1993, Coordinator of Atlantic Canada Studies , Saint Mary's University, Department of History
1985 - 1989, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University, Department of History
1982 - 1985, Associate Professor, Mount Allison University, Department of History
1982 - 1985, Associate Director of Canadian Studies and Winthrop Pickard Bell Fellow in Maritime Studies, Mount Allison University, Department of History
1977 - 1982, Assistant Professor, Mount Allison University, Department of History
1976 - 1977, Sessional Assistant Professor, St. Thomas University, Department of History
1975 - 1976, Sessional Lecturer , University of New Brunswick, Division of Humanities and Languages
1974 - 1975, Part-time Lecturer, University of New Brunswick, Department of History
1972 - 1974, Teaching Assistant, University of New Brunswick, Department of History

Non-Academic Work Experience

1967 - 1967, Audit Clerk, Thomson McLintock & Co., Chartered Accountants

Honours

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - 2013
Clio Prize Canadian Historical Association - 2009
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Canadian Studies Visiting Lectureship in India - 2008
Literary M Award Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association - 2005
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada - 2004
Harryman Dorsey Award Society of Colonial Wars in the District of Columbia - 2004
Charles H. Read Family Lecturer in Planter Studies Acadia University - 2003
W. Stewart MacNutt Lecturer University of New Brunswick - 2002
Keith Matthews Prize Canadian Nautical Research Society - 1999
Regional History Certificate of Merit Canadian Historical Association - 1995
President's Award for Excellence in Research Saint Mary's University - 1991
Founder's Prize Canadian History of Education Association - 1990
Gilbert Chinard Prize Institut Français de Washington and the Society for French Historical Studies - 1981
Sainte-Marie Prize Government of Ontario (Huronia Historical Parks) - 1976
Canada Council Doctoral Fellowship - 1974
Graduate Assistantship University of New Brunswick - 1972
University Fellowship Memorial University of Newfoundland - 1970

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2010/01 - 2010/03, Teaching at Dalhousie University
1985/01 - Present, Teaching at Saint Mary's University

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Reid John. "Nova Scotia: A Pocket History" (Winter - 2009)
Reid John. "Essays on Northeastern North America, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries" (Winter - 2008)
Reid J., Hornsby J. "New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons" (Winter - 2005)
Reid John. "Viola Florence Barnes, 1875-1979: A Historian’s Biography" (Spring - 2004)
Reid John, Basque Maurice, Mancke Elizabeth, Moody Barry, Plank Geoffrey, Wicken William. "The 'Conquest' of Acadia, 1710: Imperial, Colonial, and Aboriginal Constructions" (Spring - 2003)
Baker Emerson, Reid John. "The New England Knight: Sir William Phips, 1651-1695" (Winter - 1998)

Book Chapters

Reid John, Bannister Jerry, Riordan Liam. (2011). "Imperial-Aboriginal Friendship in Eighteenth-century Mi'kma'ki/Wulstukwik", The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era, 75-102
Reid John. (2010). "Empire, the Maritime Colonies, and the Supplanting of Mi'kma'ki/Wulstukwik, 1780-1820", Interpreting Canada's Past, 4th edition
Reid John, Savoie Donald. (2010). "Introduction: Shaping an Agenda/Introduction: formuler un programme", Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada , 1-20
Reid John. (2010). "Response-Historical Analysis and Indigenous Dispossession", Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada, 58-61
Reid John, Savoie Donald. (2010). "Conclusion/Epilogue", Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada, 347-353
Reid John. (2007). "Ecrire l'Acadie en lien avec les mondes atlantique et autochtone", Balises et references: Acadies, francophonies, 255-270
Reid John. (2000). "The Conquest of 'Nova Scotia': Cartographic Imperialism and the Echoes of a Scottish Past", Nation and Province in the First British Empire: Scotland and the Americas, 1600-1800, 39-59
Reid John. ( (2000). ). "book chapter"

Journal Articles

Reid John. "The Three Lives of Edward Cornwallis", Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, 16 (2013) n/a (Winter - 2013), 19-45
Reid John. "The Three Lives of Edward Cornwallis", Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society 16 (Spring - 2012), 19-45
Reid John. "The Significance of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 for Atlantic Canada", Canada Watch (Spring - 2012), 8-10
Reid John. , In Jerry Bannister and Liam Riordan, eds., The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era Toronto: University of Toronto Press (Winter - 2012), 75-102
Reid John. "Scots in Mi'kma'ki, 1760-1820", The Nashwaak Review, 22-23: 1 (Spring/Summer 2009) n/a (Winter - 2009), 527-57
Mancke Elizabeth, Reid John. "From Global Processes to Continental Strategies: The Emergence of British North America to 1783.", Phillip Buckner, ed., Canada and the British Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008). Oxford History of the British Empire, Companion Series. (Winter - 2008), 22-42
Reid John. "Empire, the Maritime Colonies, and the Supplanting of Mi'kma'ki/Wulstukwik, 1780-1820", Acadiensis 38:2 (Spring - 2008), 78-97
Reid J. ""Chronologies, Counterfactuals, Trajectories, and Encounter 1604." Port Acadie", Port Acadie: revue interdisciplinaire en etudes acadiennes 6-7 (automne 2004 - printemps 2005) (Winter - 2005), 163-175
Codignola Luca, Reid John. "How Wide is the Atlantic Ocean? - A Forum.", Acadiensis 34:2 (Spring 2005) (Winter - 2005), 74-87
Baker Emerson, Reid John. "Amerindian Power in the Early Modern Northeast: A Reappraisal.", William and Mary Quarterly 3rd series, Vol. 61, No. 1 (Winter - 2004), 77-106
Reid John. "Pax Britannica or Pax Indigena? Planter Nova Scotia (1760-1782) and Competing Strategies of Pacification.", Canadian Historical Review 85 (2004) (Winter - 2004), 669-92
Reid John. "The Nova Scotia Historian: A Creature of Paradox", Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society Vol. 5 (Winter - 2003), 106-121
Reid John. "Viola Barnes, the Gender of History, and the North Atlantic Mind.", Acadiensis 33:1 (Fall 2003) (Winter - 2003), 3-20
Reid John. "Reflexions actuelles sur l'Acadie du XVIIe siecle", Port Acadie: revue interdisciplinaire en études acadiennes 5 (Spring - 2003), 11-24
Reid John. "Sir William Phips and the De-Centring of Empire in Northeastern North America, 1690-1694 in Germaine Warkentin and Carolyn Podruchny, eds., Decentring the Renaissance: Canada and Europe in Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1500-1700", University of Toronto Press (Toronto) n/a (Winter - 2001), 287-30
Reid John, Wicken William, Patterson Stephen, Bell D.. "History, Native Issues and the Courts: A Forum", Acadiensis 28:1 (Autumn 1998) (Winter - 1998), 3-26

Presentation

Reid John. "Empires, Colonies, Mi'kma'ki/Wulstukwik, and the Historians: Local Dynamics, Global Issues" (Spring - 2014)
Reid John. "Indigenous History in Eastern Canada: Its Current Significance", Canadian Studies seminar (Spring - 2014)
Reid John. "Edward Cornwallis and Conflicting Historical Memories", Public Space, History, and Memory public symposium (Spring - 2014)
Reid John. "Indigenous Historical Centrality and the Significance of Borders in Early Modern Northeastern North America", Borders in Globalization Conference (Spring - 2013)
Reid John. "Settler Colonization and the Historians: Historiographical Dilemmas in the British World", Britain and the World Conference (Spring - 2013)
Reid John, Reid Jane. "The Multiple Deindustrializations of Canada's Maritime Provinces and the Criteria for Evaluating Urban Regeneration", Conference on Regeneration, Heritage, and Cultural Identity: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "Sporting Ethnogenesis: Sports Historiography and the Contrasting Fortunes of Cricket and Ice Hockey in Canada's Maritime Provinces, 1869-1914", Annual Conference of North American Society for Sport History (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "The Maritime Treaty Context of #Idle No More", Public lecture (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "The Three Lives of Edward Cornwallis" (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "Acadia/Nova Scotia in the Atlantic World", Annual Conference of French Colonial Historical Society (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "'In the Midst of Three Fires, a French one, an American one, and an Indian one': Imperial-Indigenous Negotiations during the War of 1812 in Eastern British America", The War of 1812: Myth and Memory, History and Historiography (Spring - 2011)
Reid John. "Remembering Douglas Lochhead", Atlantic Canada Studies Conference (Spring - 2011)
Reid John. "Military and Diplomatic History and the Connection of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Communities in Mi'kma'ki/Eastern British America, 1760-1820", Biennial Conference of Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (Spring - 2009)

Editorial Work

Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Reid John, Bowen H.V., Mancke Elizabeth. (Ed.) (2011) Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Translations

Reid John. francais - None

Other Publications

Reid John. "The Significance of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 for Atlantic Canada"
Active History (Spring - 2012)
Reid John. "The Maritime Treaty Context of #Idle No More"
Active History (Spring - 2012)

Service: Institutional Committees

Joint Academic Committee, Saint Mary's University-Atlantic School of Theology, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Board of Directors, Gorsebrook Research Institute, 2007/03 - None (Chair)
Board of Directors executive committee, Gorsebrook Research Institute, 2007/03 - None (Member)
Board of Directors, Gorsebrook Research Institute, 2006/03 - None (Member)
Irish Studies Committee, 1985/03 - None (Member)
Atlantic Canada Studies Committee, 1984/03 - None (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Program Committee, 2013 Annual Conference of French Colonial Historical Society 2011/01 - 2012/02
Postdoctoral Fellowships Program Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 2010/01 - 2012/02
Organizing Committe, 2014 Annual Conference of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2010/01 - Present
Co-Editor, Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region 2009/01 - Present
Advisory Board, Atlantic Canada Virtual Archives, Aboriginal Land Petitions in New Brunswick 2008/01 - 2009/02
Steering Committee-Atlantic, Royal Society of Canada 2007/01 - Present
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 2004/01 - Present
Editorial Advisory Board, Atlantic Canada Portal 2002/01 - Present
Editorial Advisory Board, Acadiensis 1991/01 - Present
Editorial Advisory Board, Histoire sociale-Social History 1989/01 - Present
Advisory Board, Planter Studies Program, Acadia University 1988/03 - Present