Dr. Rob Kristofferson
Associate Professor, Contemporary Studies & History
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
- Contemporary Studies
- 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.