Dr. Olaf Janzen, B.A. O.U. B.A., McMaster, M.A., Ph.D., Queen’s, professor of history(retired)
Professor (retired) – Historical Studies
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.