Dr. Rob Kristofferson
Associate Professor, Society, Culture & Environment/ History
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5837
Office Location: RCW 319
Office Hours: Mondays 2-4pm
PhD, MA (York); Dip H.S. (Western Ont.): BA (Trent)
- Society, Culture & Environment
- Tri-University Graduate Program in History
Graduate Program in Social Justice and Community Engagement
Canadian history, labour and working class history, business history, class formation, social movements, labour studies, globalization
More of a Man: The Diaries of Andrew McIlwraith, 1857-1862. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013). (*with Andrew C. Holman). 458 pp.
Craft Capitalism: Craftsworkers and Early Industrialization in Hamilton, Ontario, 1840-1872. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). * Winner. Clio Award (Ontario) 2008. Presented by the Canadian Historical Association at the Annual Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vancouver, 3 June 2008. 326 pp.
“A Culture in Continuity: Master-Man Mutualism in Hamilton, Ontario, During Early Industrialization," Histoire sociale - Social History volume 39, no. 78 (November 2006).
“Craftsworkers and Canada’s First Industrial Revolution: Reassessing the Context,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association. New Series, Vol., 16 (2005): 101-138.
"The Past Is At Our Feet: The Workers' City Project in Hamilton, Ontario," Labour/Le Travail. 41 (Spring, 1998).
"The Spirit of ’46". United Steelworkers of America Local 1005. 65th Anniversary Exhibition. 2011.
"Working at Massey". Brant Museum & Archives. November 2008-April 2009. Exhibition.
A Quest for Learning: The Canadian Labour Movement and Worker Literacy Education, Canadian Labour Congress/National Literacy Secretariat. Working Paper. Author/Editor historical sections. 2001.
Made In Hamilton Industrial Trail. (Hamilton: Made-in-Hamilton Heritage Project, 2001). 2 tours
"Made in Hamilton." Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology and Workers’ Arts & Heritage Centre. Permanent Exhibtions. 2001.
Amalgamated Transit Workers’ Union. Local 107: The First Century. (Hamilton: Seldon Press, 1999).
Voices of Justice: UNITE's History and Heritage in Canada. (Toronto: Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees, 1997).
Do Something About It: The Bob Jaggard Story. (Hamilton: Ontario Workers’ Arts & Heritage Centre, 1997).
The Workers' City, A Walking Tour (Hamilton: Ontario Workers’ Arts & Heritage Centre, 1997). 3 tours and 2 audio tapes
"Labour Will Knock Them Out: The 1946 Strikes in Hamilton." Ontario Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre. Hamilton, Ontario. 8 November, 1996- 3 February, 1997. Exhibition.
"The Hamilton Typographers' Strike of 1946." The Communications, Energy and Paper Workers of Canada National Convention. Quebec City. September, 1996. Exhibition.