Portrait photo of Dr. C. Nathan Hatton

Dr. C. Nathan Hatton


Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8475
Office Location: 
Ryan Building 3013
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, and by appointment, please email Dr. Hatton directly cnhatton@lakeheadu.ca
Academic Qualifications: 
  • PhD in History, University of Waterloo
  • MA in History, Lakehead University
  • BEd, University of Ottawa
  • BA Honours in History, Wilfrid Laurier University
Research Interests: 

Dr. Hatton is an award winning historian whose main research interests are in the history of sports in North America, with a particular focus on their social significance both to participant and spectator.  His research endeavours have been funded by the Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada as well as Sport Canada.  Current research interests include the early history of 'less reputable' entertainments and past times in the developing Canadian West.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Hatton is a former competitive Olympic-style weightlifter with the Thunder Bay Giants Weightlifting Club and currently trains recreationally in assorted wrestling arts.