Dr. Paul Anthony Chastko, BA, MA, PhD

Pronouns: He/Him
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Media contacts

Heath McCoy
Senior Communications Specialist

403.607.8461 (cell)


Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6416


Educational Background

B.A. History, University of Calgary, 1995

M.A. History, University of Calgary, 1997

Doctor of Philosophy History, Ohio University, 2002


  • Article of the Year, Petroleum History Society. 2012
  • Faculty of Arts Leader in Internationalization, 2014
  • Faculty of Arts Teaching Award (Established Teacher), 2021


  • “Optimism, Fear, and Free Trade: Canada’s Winding Path to a Globalized Petroleum Industry: 1930-2005”. Paul Anthony Chastko. University of Calgary Press. 33 pages. (2021)
  • "Anonymity and Ambivalence: The Canadian and American Oil Industries and the Emergence of Continental Oil". Paul Anthony Chastko. Journal of Ameircan History. 11 pages. (2012)
  • Developing Alberta's Oil Sands: From Karl Clark to Kyoto. Paul Anthony Chastko. University of Calgary Press. 338 pages. (2004)