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Sean Mills

sean [dot] mills [at] utoronto [dot] ca (Sean Mills)

Sean Mills is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.  He is historian of post-1945 Canadian and Quebec history, with research interests that include postcolonial thought, migration, race, gender, and the history of empire and oppositional movements. His articles have appeared in journals such as The Canadian Historical ReviewHistoire Sociale/Social HistoryMens: Revue d'histoire intellectuelle de l'Amérique française, as well as national and international collections of essays.   In 2009 he co-edited New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness, a major collection of essays reassessing the meaning, impact, and global reach of the period’s social movements.  In 2010 he published The Empire Within: Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal, a book which received the Quebec Writers' Federation First Book Award (2010), as well as an Honourable Mention for the Canadian Historical Association's Sir John A. MacDonald Award (2011), given out annually for the best book in Canadian History.  In 2011, Les Éditions Hurtubise published Contester l'empire. Pensée postcoloniale et militantisme politique à Montréal, 1963-1972.  He is currently working on a history of Quebec's relationship with Haiti.