Andrea Samoil

PhD Candidate

BA History (Honours), University of Alberta 2010
MA History, Trent University 2013

Supervisor: Mark Leier

Research Description

Building on my Master’s topic I will explore the Alberta working class response to the rise of neo-liberalism in the 1980s and beyond.

Conference Papers

“Violence and Consensus in the Gainers Strike” at the Alberta Labour History Institute Conference: “Lessons from the Past, Visions of the Future,” Edmonton, Alberta, June 13-15, 2012

“The 1985 Hog Wars and Peter Pocklington’s Entrepreneurial Project” at the Qualicum History Conference, Parksville, BC, January 31-February 2, 2014


September 2011 Wilson Graduate Student Scholarship

September 2009 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship

September 2008 Faculty of Arts School in Cortona Scholarship

September 2007 Jason Lang Scholarship

September 2006 Jason Lang Scholarship

September 2005 Jason Lang Scholarship

Teaching Assistantships

HIST 1500: Ten Days of Terror that Shook the World (Trent University), 2011-2012, 2012-2013

HIST 106: Modern Europe, Fall 2013

HIST 224: Long 19th Century Europe, Spring 2014