Jason Russell is Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Work and Labor Policy.  His research interests are on work, labor, and capital in the twentieth century.


  • Ph.D. in History from York University


  • Leading Progress: The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, 1920 - 2020. Between the Lines Press, forthcoming in October 2020.
  • Canada, A Working History. Under contract with Dundurn with projected publication in February 2021.
  • Management and Labor Conflict: A North American History. Under contract with Routledge with projected publication in summer 2020.
  • Making Managers in Canada, 1945 – 1990: Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities. New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950 to 1990. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2011.
  • “Towards Polyphonic Constitutive Historicism: a New Methodology for Management Research” with Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool Management School), Management and Organizational History volume 11 (issue 2), pp. 236-251.
  • “Organization Men and Women: Making Managers at Bell Canada from the 1940s to the 1960s” Management and Organizational History, Management and Organizational History volume 10 (issue 3-4), pp. 213-229.