- Environmental History
- Energy History
- Canadian History
- PhD, History, York University
- MA, History, Queen's University
- BA (Honours), History, Queen's University
News and Media
Cunfer, G., Watson, A., and MacFadyen, J. 2017. Profiles of an Agricultural Frontier: The American Great Plains, 1850-2000. Regional Environmental Change, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-017-1157-x
Watson, A. 2017. Pioneering a Rural Identity on the Canadian Shield: Tourism, Household Economies, and Poor Soils in Muskoka, Ontario, 1870-1900. Canadian Historical Review, 98(2): 261-293. https://doi.org/10.3138/chr.3783
Watson, A. 2016. Coal in Canada. p. 213-250 in Powering Up Canada: A History of Power, Fuel, and Energy from 1600. Sandwell, R.W. (ed.) McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Watson, A. 2016. Mobility and Sustainability: Lakeside Supply Networks in the Age of Steamboat Navigation, Muskoka, Ontario, 1880-1930.” In Moving Natures: Mobility and Environment in Canadian History, edited by Ben Bradley, Jay Young, and Colin Coates. (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2016), 79-102.
Clifford, J., Alex, B., Coates, C.M., Klein, E., and Watson, A. 2016. Geoparsing History: Locating Commodities in Ten Million Pages of Nineteenth-Century Sources. Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, 43(3): 115-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2015.1116419
Hinrichs, U., Alex, B., Clifford, J., Watson, A., Quigley, A., Klein, E., and Coates, C.M. 2015. Trading Consequences: A Case Study of Combining Text Mining and Visualization to Facilitate Document Exploration. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(Supplement 1): i50-i75. https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqv046