Linda Mahood, University of Guelph

Professor Guelph, Ontario lmahood@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53238

Bio/Research

Linda Mahood, PhD is the author of “The Magdalenes: Policing Prostitution in the Nineteenth Century” (Routledge, 1989), “Policing Gender Class and Family,” (Taylor Frances, 1996); “Feminism and Voluntary Action,” (Palgrave, 2010), co-editor of “Social Control in Canada,” (Oxford University Press,...

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Bio/Research

Linda Mahood, PhD is the author of “The Magdalenes: Policing Prostitution in the Nineteenth Century” (Routledge, 1989), “Policing Gender Class and Family,” (Taylor Frances, 1996); “Feminism and Voluntary Action,” (Palgrave, 2010), co-editor of “Social Control in Canada,” (Oxford University Press, 1999). In 2013, “The Magdalenes” was republished as part of Rouledge “Classics” in Women’s History series.

Mahood has published numerous articles in journals including: Journal of Social History, Histoire sociale/Social History, Gender and History, History of Education, Journal of the History of Sexuality. For almost 30 years she has taught in the fields of the histories of family, gender, sexuality, criminal justice, children’s rights, charity and philanthropy.

She is recipient of two distinguished teaching awards, serves as human rights and equity office resource person, past-Director of Tri-University Graduate Program, recipient of Masters in Leadership (2014), has a Teaching English as Second Language certificate. In July 2018 she will become editor of the "Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth" (John Hopkins).


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