North American Studies

Welcome to North American Studies!

McGill University's interdisciplinary North American Studies program was founded in 1968 by McGill Professors P.D. Marshall, Department of History, and Peter Buitenhuis, Department of English. It currently offers a Minor and Major concentration in North American Studies.

Currently under review. Program not available for this academic year.


North American Studies provides a comprehensive view of civilization on this continent, with a special emphasis on the United States. The peoples of the continent are examined in the first instance from the perspective of economics, political science, literature, and history.


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