Morris K. Mott

Professor Emeritus
  • Ph.D., Queen's


Research Interests:

  • The History of Sport
  • The History of Western Canada


Entries on “baseball,” “curling,” “hockey,” and “Norris, T.C.,” in I. Boyens (ed.), Encyclopedia of Manitoba ( Winnipeg : Great Plains Publications, 2007).

“William Wright Breen” and “Thomas Herman Johnson” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Volume 15, 2005

“An Immense Hold in the Public Estimation:  The First Quarter Century of Hockey in Manitoba,” Manitoba History, Spring/Summer, 2002.

“`Tough to Make It’:  The History of Professional Team Sports in Manitoba,” in J. Welsted, J. Everitt and C. Stadel, (eds.) The Geography of Manitoba:  Its Land and Its People, (Winnipeg:  University of Manitoba Press, 1996).

Sports in Canada: Historical Readings (Mississauga: Copp Clark Pitman, 1989).

With John Allardyce, Curling Capital: Winnipeg and the Roarin’ Game, 1876-1988 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1989).

“The Canadian National Team, 1963 to 1970,” in Dan Diamond (ed.), Total Hockey (Toronto:  Don Diamond & Associates, 1998).

“Curling,” and “Ice Hockey,” in Encyclopedia of World Sport, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1996).

Editorial Board, Manitoba History

Courses Formerly Taught:

  • 54:155    Canada to 1867
  • 54:156    Canada Since Confederation
  • 54:265    History of Sports in the Western World
  • 54:270    The History of the Canadian West to 1885
  • 54:271    The History of the Canadian West since 1885
  • 54:362    North American Colonies to 1775
  • 54:363    British North America, 1775-1867
  • 54:364    Canada from Confederation to 1939
  • 54:365    Canada from World War II to the Present
  • 54:381    History of the  Canadian-American Relationship
  • 54:455    History of Manitoba since 1812