"Leadership can and must come in many forms. I strongly believe that diverse points of view and ways of doing things enrich an organization." - Ruby Heap
Born in Montréal, Québec; works in Ottawa.
Full professor, History Department, University of Ottawa; fields of interest are history of women, history of education and history of the professions in Canada, 19th-20th centuries.
Professor of the year in 2007, Faculty of Arts.
Coordinator of the University of Ottawa Women in Engineering Research Group, founding director of the Institute of Women’s Studies and assistant vice-dean at the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies since 2001.
Active researcher, author of three books, a textbook, multiple chapters and articles, and co-editor of three volumes, one of which was awarded the Founders’ Prize of the Canadian History of Education Association.