Michèle Dagenais Biography

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Michèle Dagenais

Michèle Dagenais is full professor in the Department of History at the Université de Montréal. A specialist in the political, urban and environmental history of Quebec and Canada, she is also interested in the issues pertaining to the writing and the public uses of history. She also published, among other works, Des pouvoirs et des hommes : l’administration municipale de Montréal, 1900-1950 (2000), Faire et fuir la ville. Espaces publics de loisirs et de culture à Montréal et Toronto (2006), Montréal et l’eau. Une histoire environnementale (2011), and co-lead with Stéphane Castonguay, Metropolitan Natures. Environmental Histories of Montreal (2011).