Dr. Olaf Janzen, B.A. (Hons.) (McMaster), M.A., Ph.D. (Queen's), F.R.Hist.S
Phone: (709) 637-6282
Professor (on leave) – Historical Studies
(Sabbatical, 1 Sept/15 - 31 Aug/16) Dr. Janzen teaches North Atlantic, Military, and Newfoundland history. His research specialty is eighteenth-century Newfoundland, working on settlement history, piracy, privateering, and the defence of Newfoundland during that period. He is currently investigating the peace-time activities and role of the Royal Navy in Newfoundland waters between 1763 and 1775.