In alphabetical order 

Carl BouchardUniversité de Montréal
The Great War

Carl Bouchard is a specialist on the First World War. More broadly, he studies international relations and pacifism in the twentieth century.

Fluency: French and English

Serge Durflinger, University of Ottawa
The Second World War

Serge Durflinger specializes in Canadian military, naval, and diplomatic history as well as the history of veterans, military memorialization, and the impact of war on ordinary Canadians. His publications include Veterans with a Vision: Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War (2010), which studies soldiers wounded during the Second World War, and Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec (2006), a micro-history of the war effort on the home-front.

Fluency: English and French

Craig Heron, York University

Craig Heron is a professor at York University, a past president of the CHA, and editor for the University of Toronto Press. He has authored several notable works on Canadian social history, including The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History (1989, 1996) and Booze in Canada: A History (2003). In some of his latest research he has explored issues surrounding labour and business during the Great War, munitions production, opposition to war, and soldiers’ integration into civilian life.

Fluency: English

Desaree Rosskopf, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington 
Collective Memory & Commemoration; The World Wars; Post-1945 Canadian Military History

Desaree Rosskopf specializies in Canadian military history from 1914 to present, with a focus on its impact on collective memory and commemoration. She has an MA in History from Western University and is the Education Coordinator at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington. 

Fluency: English

Amy Shaw, University of Lethbridge
The Great War

Amy Shaw’s research interests include the Canadian home front during the Great War. She is the author of Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War (UBC Press, 2008) and co-editor of A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War (UBC Press, 2012).

Fluency: English

Brian Tennyson, professor emeritus, Cape Breton University
First World War

Research interests: First World War, Canadian military history, Cape Breton history. Author/editor of 17 books, most recently Canada’s Great War: How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation.

Fluency: English




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