BA, Florida State University
MA, PhD, Concordia University
Francis Early is from Miami, Florida. She has travelled widely in the United States and Canada while researching the history and theory of pacifism, feminism, and social protest. In addition to teaching History courses, she helped found Women’s Studies—not only at the Mount but in Canada—and worked to promote the Peace and Conflict Studies program.
Frances has won numerous research awards from Canadian and U.S.
granting agencies. She received the Charles DeBenedetti Prize in
Peace History in l990 and the Warren Kuehl Award for International/
Peace History in l999; in 2000, the Mount presented her with the University’s Award for Research Excellence.
Frances has written, published, and spoken widely and has been interviewed for CBC radio.
Her books are: Athena’s Daughters: Television’s New Women Warriors (2003); A World Without War: How U.S. Feminists and Pacifists Resisted World War I (1997), and Immigrant Odyssey: A French-Canadian Habitant in New England (1991).