Ronald Rudin, who earned both his MA and PhD from York University, is a professor of history at Concordia University. He engages in research that touches upon the economic, social, intellectual and cultural history of French Canada.
A fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 2009, Professor Rudin has been both chair of the History Department at Concordia and a Concordia University Research Fellow. He was also the Academic Convenor for the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences held at Concordia in 2010. In 2013, he was appointed co-director of Concordia's Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling.
The author of six books and producer of two documentary films, he is a public historian who has long had an interest in how the larger population comes to understand the past.