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Dr. Paul Anthony Chastko, BA, MA, PhD

Pronouns: He/Him


Associate Professor (Teaching)

Faculty of Arts , Department of History

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6416

For media enquiries, contact

Heath McCoy
Senior Communications Specialist

403.607.8461 (cell)


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)