Nancy  Janovicek (Canada)

Nancy Janovicek is Associate Professor in history at the University of Calgary, Canada. She received a PhD in history from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia in 2002. Her fields of expertise include back-to-the land movement; global 60s; intentional communities and counter-cultural movements; Canadian women’s movement; Canadian social and cultural history; Aboriginal women; gender history; women’s history; history of violence against women; feminism and history; comparative history of the social welfare state; feminist theory; international feminist movements; social movements and community organization; oral history; history and ethics. She is the author of No Place to Go: local histories of the battered women’s shelter movement (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007), and co-editor of Writing Feminist History in Canada: new essays on women, gender, work, and nation (Vancouver: UBC Press 2013) as well as Reading Canadian Women’s and Gender History (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019). She was President of the Canadian Committee on Women’s History in 2012/13.