B.A., Radcliffe College; History, 1978
M.A., Harvard University; History, 1981
Ph.D., Harvard University; History, 1988
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “French Emigration to Canada in the 17th and 18th Centuries”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: History of Western Civilization I and II, Women in Europe, France Since 1789, History of Canada, The North American Indian
Sample of Publications
- Choquette, Leslie. Frenchmen into Peasants: Modernity and Tradition in the Peopling of French Canada. Harvard University Press, 1997. Winner of the Alfred Heggoy Book Prize, French Colonial Historical Society, 1998. Translated as De Paysans à Français: modernité et tradition dans le peuplement du Canada français. Les Éditions du Septentrion and Presses de l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2001.
- Choquette, Leslie. “Ces Amazones du Grand Dieu: Women and Mission in Seventeenth-Century Canada.” French Historical Studies. Spring 1992.
- Choquette, Leslie. “Degenerate or Degendered? Images of Prostitution and Homosexuality in the French Third Republic.” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques. Spring 1997. First runner-up for the Audre Lorde Prize, Committee on Lesbian and Gay History, 1998.
- Choquette, Leslie. “Center and Periphery in French North America.” Eds. Christine Daniels, Jack Greene, and Amy Turner Bushnell. Negotiated Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the New World, 1500-1820. Routledge, 2002.
- Choquette, Leslie. “A Colony of Native French Catholics? Protestants in New France in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.” Eds. Bertrand Van Ruymbeke and Randy Sparks. Memory and Identity: Minority Survival among the Huguenots in France and the Atlantic Diaspora. University of South Carolina Press, 2003.