Damien-Claude BÉLANGER


Damien-Claude BÉLANGER
Graduate studies supervisor, Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and thereby authorized to supervise theses. and Associate Professor, Department of History
2006 – PhD, History, McGill University
2000 – MA, History, Université de Montréal
1998 – BA, History, Université de Montréal

9104 Desmarais

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2949

Work E-mail: dcbelanger@uOttawa.ca


Office Hours

Office Hours (Winter 2016): Wednesday and Friday, 14:30-15:30

Courses Taught

(Winter 2016)

  • HIS3108 (Quebec in the Twentieth Century)
  • HIS4535 (Histoire intellectuelle du Québec et du Canada français)

Areas of Specialization

  • Domain: intellectual history, history of representations, political history, historiography
  • Region: Quebec and Canada
  • Period: Nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Ongoing Research

French Canadian Loyalism

Biographic Profile

D.C. Bélanger is an Associate Professor of Canadian history at the University of Ottawa and the co-founder of Mens : revue d’histoire intellectuelle et culturelle. A graduate of the Université de Montréal and McGill, his research interests include French Canadian intellectual history and Canadian-American relations. He is the author of two monographs, Prejudice and Pride: Canadian Intellectuals Confront the United States, 1891-1945 (University of Toronto Press, 2011) and Thomas Chapais, historien (Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, forthcoming), and is currently working on a history of loyalism in French Canada. A recipient of the University of Ottawa’s Excellence in Education Prize, he teaches survey courses on the history of Quebec and Canada, as well as seminars on Canadian-American relations and on the intellectual history of Quebec and French Canada.

Selected publications


  • Thomas Chapais, historien. Ottawa: Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, (forthcoming).

Edited Volumes:


Book Chapters:

  • “Thomas Chapais et le Règlement XVII.”  In Le siècle du règlement XVII, ed. Michel Bock and François Charbonneau, p. 279-300. Sudbury: Prise de Parole, 2015.
  • “Canada.” In American History through Literature, 1820-1870, ed. Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert D. Sattelmeyer, p. 181-185. Detroit: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2006.



  • “Lionel Groulx and Franco-America.” American Review of Canadian Studies 33 (2003): 373-389.
  • “L'abbé Lionel Groulx et la crise sentinelliste.” Mens 1 (2000): 7-36.


Fields of Interest

  • Canadian intellectual history with a special focus on Quebec
  • Canadian-American relations
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