Bruce Curtis, PhD, FRHistS, FRSC, is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Among his recent contributions to the field of educational historiography are “Priority, politics and pedagogical science. Part I: the mental steam-engine” and “Priority, politics and pedagogical science. Part II: the priority dispute and a standard model of pedagogy,” both in Paedagogica Historica 52, no. 6 (2016), and Ruling by Schooling Quebec: Conquest to Liberal Governmentality. A Historical Sociology (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012).
Détentrice d’un doctorat en histoire, Andrée Dufour a enseigné au cégep et à l’université pendant plus de vingt ans. Outre de nombreux articles sur l’histoire de l’éducation au Québec, on lui doit les ouvrages, Tous à l’école, Histoire de l’éducation au Québec et avec M. Dumont, Brève histoire des institutrices au Québec de la Nouvelle-France à nos jours. Maintenant retraitée, elle assume la codirection de l’Atlas historique, l’École au Québec qui paraîtra prochainement aux Presses de l’Université Laval.
James Miles is a PhD Candidate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His doctoral research examines the relationship between history education and campaigns to redress historical injustices in Canada, and is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Gerald Thomson, PhD, now retired, has worked as a special education teacher (Surrey School District #36), sessional lecturer in history of education in British Columbia (UBC Educational Studies), and professor of history of British Columbia (Kwantlen Polytechnic University History Faculty). He worked several summers at Woodlands School for special needs children and several years in Crease Clinic at Riverview Mental Hospital (formerly Essondale) on the nursing staff. Dr. Thomson has published numerous articles on the history of special education, the testing movement and mental hygiene in British Columbia in HSE-RHÉ, BC Studies, and BC History Magazine. He welcomes feedback and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.