Frances Swyripa

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 780.492.0849
Mailing Address: History & Classics
University of Alberta
2-28 Tory Building
Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H4


Ph.D. University of Alberta (1988)
M.A. University of Alberta (1976)
B.A. University of Alberta (1973)

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Canada: West, immigration, ethnicity, women
  • Ukrainians in Canada



Storied Landscapes: Ethno-Religious Identity and the Canadian Prairies. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2010. 296 pp.

Sisters or Strangers?: Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History. Marlene Epp, Franca Iacovetta, and Frances Swyripa, editors. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004; photographs; xi + 418 pp.

Wedded to the Cause: Ukrainian-Canadian Women and Ethnic Identity, 1891-1991 (Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1993). Pp. xii + 330. REFEREED.

Ukrainian Canadians: A Survey of Their Portrayal in English-Language Works. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1978. Pp. xiii + 169. REFEREED.

Edmonton: The Life of a City. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1995. Pp. 366. (with Bob Hesketh).

Loyalties in Conflict: Ukrainians in Canada During the Great War. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1983. Pp. ix + 212. (with John Herd Thompson)