Laura Brandon

Adjunct Research Professor

Laura Brandon is the former Historian, Art and War, at the Canadian War Museum and currently a Research Associate. She is the author of the award-winning biography, Pegi by Herself: The Life of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Canadian Artist (McGill-Queen’s 2005), Art or Memorial? The Forgotten History of Canada’s War Art (University of Calgary Press, 2006), Art and War (I. B. Tauris, 2007), and co-author of Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience (Douglas and McIntyre, 2000). She has written and lectured extensively on contemporary and historical Canadian and international art and artists for almost 40 years and curated more than 40 exhibitions. Laura Brandon has a BA in History and Art History from the University of Bristol, England, an MA in Art History from Queen’s University, and a PhD in History from Carleton University, where she is currently an adjunct research professor in the School for Studies in Art and Culture.