Hector M. Mackenzie

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Toronto), D.Phil. (Oxford)

Research Interests

  • Canadian Political History in the Twentieth Century
  • Canada’s International Relations since Confederation
  • Canadian-American Relations since Confederation

Recent Publications

‘Transatlantic Generosity: Canada’s “Billion Dollar Gift” to the United Kingdom in the Second World War’ International History Review [forthcoming]

‘Golden Decade(s)? Reappraising Canada’s International Relations in the 1940s and 1950s’ British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2 (2010), 179-206.

‘King’s Exit: the Prime Minister and Canada’s International Relations, 1946-48′ London Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 24 (2009/2010), 106-31.

‘Blast from the Past: Canada in World Affairs’ International Journal, LXV, 1 (Winter 2009-2010), 221-32.

‘Gerry Riddell: A Golden Age Idealist?’ in Greg Donaghy and Kim Richard Nossal, eds., Architects and Innovators: Building the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1909-2009 / Architectes et Innovateurs : Le développement du ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international, de 1909 à 2009 (Montreal & Kingston: Queen’s Policy Studies Series, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009), pp. 169-87.

Keynote Addresses and Commemorative Lectures

‘Laurier, King and the Politics of Free Trade with the United States, 1911 and 1948,’ 2011 Laurier Lecture on Canadian Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, October 2011 (TBC)

‘Stroke Survival and Recovery: A Patient’s Perspective,’ Keynote Address to Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Stroke Network, Ottawa, 14 October 2009

‘Delineating the North Atlantic Triangle: The Second World War and Its Aftermath,’ Keynote Address at London Conference on Canadian Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Canterbury, England, 22 October 2004

‘Cold Warrior for Canada? W.L. Mackenzie King and Canadian International Relations, 1945-1948,’ Third Pehr Kalm Lecture on North American Studies, Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland, 6 May 2004 (as part of Tenth Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference on North American Studies: ‘The Celtic Connection in North America’)