BA, Florida State University
MA, PhD, Concordia University
Frances Early is from Miami, Florida, and teaches North American
history and women’s and gender history, especially in relation to war
and peace. She has traveled widely in the United States and Canada
researching the history and theory of pacifism, feminism, and social
protest. She helped to found Women’s Studies in Canada and at the
Mount, where she has also worked to promote Peace and Conflict
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).