Jeremy Milloy

W.P. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow in Canadian Studies

Jeremy Milloy

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Jeremy Milloy is the W.P. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow in Canadian Studies. His areas of expertise include work, capitalism, addiction, and violence in Canada and the United States. Trained as a historian, his research and publications provide historical perspectives on contemporary issues of work, capitalism, public health, and the law using interdisciplinary approaches. This is his first year at Mount Allison University.


CANA 101L — Representing Canada
CANA 3111 — Indigenous Canada
(forthcoming) — Capitalism and Canada: Past, Present, Futures

Research interests

  • Work
  • Capitalism
  • Substance Use, Substance Use Disorder, and Recovery
  • Violence
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism


Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80 . Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017. Published in the United States by the University of Illinois Press.

"Curb Heroin In Plants (C.H.I.P.): Revisiting A Mid-1970s Intervention into Workplace Heroin Addiction Created and Led by Detroit Autoworkers." American Journal of Public Health  109, no. 3 (March 2019): 406-411.

"'Chrysler Pulled The Trigger': Competing Understandings of Workplace Violence   During the 1970s and Radical Legal Practice."  Labour/Le Travail  74 (Fall  2014): 51-88.

"Learning on the Job: The 1998 Squamish McDonald's Campaign and New Possibilities for Fast Food Workers."  Left History  16, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 57-91.

"Braverman's New World? Recent Historical Scholarship on the Labour Process."  Left History  15, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 91-101.

"A Battle Royal: Service Work Activism and the Royal York Strike, 1961-1962."  Labour/Le Travail  58 (Fall 2006): 13-40. 

Grants, awards, & honours

  • Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award, English, for Best Book, Society of Automotive Historians
  • Griffin Archival Research Award, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Archives
  • Symons Trust Fund For Canadian Studies Award
  • SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • The Canadian Historical Association’s Eugene A. Forsey Prize
  • Canadian Committee on Labour History Article Prize
  • SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
  • SSHRC CGS Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship


PhD, Simon Fraser University

MA, Simon Fraser University

BA, Trent University