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Y. Aleksandra Bennett

Degrees:B.A. (Windsor), M.A. (Windsor), Ph.D. (McMaster)

Research Interests

  • Conflicts and dilemmas arising from moral, humanitarian, and conscience questions posed by the wars of 20th century Europe
  • 20th century international history, especially 1890-1945
  • War and society in Britain, 1890-1956

Honours and Awards

2005 Finalist for the Capital Educator’s Award
2002 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Teaching Award

Select Publications

Kiss the kids for dad; don’t forget to write: the wartime letters of George Timmins, 1916-1918, (Vancouver, UBC Press, 2009)

“Introduction” to Vera Brittain, One Voice, Pacifist Writings from the Second World War, (London, Continuum Books, 2005),  xiii-xxvii.

Recent Graduate Supervisions

Aaron A. Robinson, “The Constraints of Prestige: British Foreign Policy and the War Debt Question, 1917-1923,” MA research essay (2003).