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First Name
Last Name
Bowling Green State University
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Canada, migration history, public history
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About Me

Dr. Rebecca Mancuso earned a PhD at McGill University in Montreal, specializing in the history of Canada. She is currently an associate professor of history at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She works with the history department and the Canadian Studies program at her institution, and she regularly teaches Canadian history, US history, local and public history, and curling.

Recent Publications


“The Finger Saga: One Museum’s Quest to Turn the Macabre into the Meaningful,” The Public Historian 40, 2 (May 2018): 22-42.

“Reflections of the ‘Roving Britishers’: British Travel Writing on Canada, 1900-1915,” American Review of Canadian Studies Journal 46, 3 (September 2016): 301-320.

With Elliot Mortensen, “Sandusky’s Natural Ice Industry,” Northwest Ohio History Journal, 81,1, Fall 2013: 1-8.

With Nicholas Blaine, “Cross Border Warriors: A Research Note on Canadian Soldiers in the U.S. Civil War,” 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies 31, Spring 2013: 1-22.

“Three Thousand Families: English Canada’s Colonizing Vision and British Family Settlement, 1919-1939,” Journal of Canadian Studies 45, 3, Trent University, 2011: 5-33.

“Give me a Canadian’: Training Hostels for British Domestics Destined to Canada, 1927-1930,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History Routledge, Winter 2010: 599-618.

“For Purity or Prosperity: Competing Nationalist Visions and Immigration Policy, 1919-1930” in British Journal of Canadian Studies 32, 1, University of Strathclyde, 2010: 1-23.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
North America
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Migration & Immigration, Public History, Women