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Education

Doctorate of Philosophy
(PhD) History, University of Toronto 2015.

Master of Arts
(M.A.) History, Queen’s University 2008.

Bachelor of Arts Honours
(B.A.) History, Trent University 2007.

 


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Courses Taught

History of Modern Espionage, University of Toronto, 2015-2016 to 2018.

Canada from 1873-present, Trent University, 2018.

History of Canada, Trent University, 2015-2016 to 2018.

Canada in the Age of Consumption, Trent University, 2016-2017.

The First World War, Trent University, Fall 2016-2017.

Nation and Citizenship, Trent University, 2015.

Selected Invited Talks

Invited Panel Participant for Panel “Bill C-58, An Act to Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.” Right to Know Conference: Access to Information & Human Rights. Hosted by Canada’s Information Commissioner, Shaw Centre, Ottawa, September 26, 2017.

“The Bridge in the Park: Reflections on Law, Security and the Normalization of Surveillance.” Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, October 25 2017.

“Spectacle, Law and Surveillance: Security as Ideology in the Early Cold War, 1945-1954,” for Security and Intelligence in the Cold War: Australia, Canada and New Zealand compared, hosted by Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, April 23-24 2016.

“Migration Studies Moving Forward: An Interdisciplinary Conversation,” 23 January 2015,  Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough (On Campus talk).

“Offensive or Defensive? Photographic Intelligence and its uses in the Cold War.” Guest Lecture at Trent University, January 18, 2010.


Selected Conferences

“Can we listen to the houseguests?: Wiretapping and the Law in the Cold War,” for RCMP Cold War Surveillance,” Canadian Historical Association Annual Conference, Regina, SK, May 28, 2018.

“In the Interests of Security: Mass Surveillance, Subversives and the Law in the Cold War.” Panel presenter and organizer for “The In-Security of Immigration: National Security, Immigration, and Politics in the Cold War.” Social Science History Association (SSHA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, November 2-5 2017.

“Gender and Deportation from North America: Case Studies from the Past Century.” Invited Panel Chair. Social Science History Association (SSHA) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, November 2-5 2017.

“Wiretapping and the Law: Canada’s Entrance into the Five Eyes Intelligence Community.” Referred Roundtable. American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting. Montreal, QC, August 12-15 2017.

“‘Citizens of the World:’ Transnational Radicals, Deportation, and the Politics of Exception in Canada, 1931-1934.” Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) held at Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, May 26-28.

“Annihilation Without Representation: Canada, NATO and the Role of Public Intelligence in the Cuban Missile Crisis.” Presented at XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA 2010) Toronto, ON, October 6-9, 2010.

“Calculated Diplomacy: John Diefenbaker and the Origins of Canada’s Cuba Policy.” Presented at the 50th International Studies Association Annual Convention in New York, NY, USA, February 15-18, 2009.

“Calculated Diplomacy: John Diefenbaker and the Origins of Canada’s Cuba Policy.” Presented at Conferencia de Estudios Canadienses (National Conference of Canadian Studies) University of Havana, Cuba, February 18-21, 2008.

Research Experience

Head Researcher for Emma Goldman in Canada Exhibit. Commissioned for the 16th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, University of Toronto, 2014.

Legal Research

Legal researcher for Doane & Young LLP on the case of Mounted Police Association of Ontario et al v Attorney General of Canada, 2008.  Case concerns the ability of RCMP members to unionize.

Head Researcher for Emma Goldman in Canada Exhibit. Commissioned for the 16th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, University of Toronto, 2014.


Selected Extracurricular University Service

Organizer for public lecture of Reid Morden, former Director of CSIS entitled “It’s Intelligence gathering Not Policing: Transitioning from the RCMP to CSIS.” 1 March 2016. University of Toronto.

Public talk for Trent University Enrollment & Admissions, 10 December 2015, Trent University Durham Campus.

Volunteer Supervisor for Book Exhibit, Werk: New Gender Histories, 16th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. Robarts Library, University of Toronto, 2014.

Exhibit Installation for Werk: New Gender Histories, 16th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. Robarts Library, University of Toronto, 2014.

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Dennis Molinaro is a member of the Canadian Historical Association, the Canadian Foreign Intelligence History Project (CFIHP), and the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History