Profile: Tim Cook

Profile: Tim Cook

Person

Tim Cook - Adjunct Research Professor

  • Degrees: B.A. (Trent), M.A. (Royal Military College), Ph.D. (University of New South Wales)
  • Phone: 819-776-8677
  • Email: tim.cook@warmuseum.ca

Research Interests

  • Canada and the world wars
  • Public History
  • War and Memory
  • Social and Cultural History of Soldiers

Recent Publications

No Place To Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War.  University of British Columbia Press, 1999. 

  • Winner of the 2000 C.P. Stacey award for most distinguished book in Canadian military history.

Clio’s Warriors: Canadian Historians and the Writing of the World Wars.  University of British Columbia Press, 2006.

At the Sharp End: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1914-1916, vol. 1. Toronto: Viking, 2007.

  • Winner of the 2007 J.W. Dafoe award for literary non-fiction
  • Winner of the 2008 Ottawa Book award

Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1917-1918, vol. 2. Toronto: Viking, 2008.

  • Winner of the 2009 Charles A. Taylor award for Literary Non-Fiction
  • Finalist for the 2009 J.W. Dafoe prize
  • Finalist for the 2009 Ottawa Book Award

The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie.  Toronto: Allan Lane, 2010.

  • Finalist for the 2011 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing
  • Finalist for the 2011 J.W. Dafoe prize
  • Finalist for the 2011 Ottawa Book Award

Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada’s Two World Wars.  Toronto: Allan Lane, 2012.

  • Finalist for the 2013 Charles A. Taylor award for Literary Non-Fiction