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Margaret MacMillan


Margaret MacMillan
Xerox Foundation Distinguished Scholar

Email: mmacmil4@jhu.edu




Expertise

    -Treaty Negotiations

    -Negotiation

    -Peacekeeping

    -History

Margaret MacMillan is the Xerox Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs. MacMillan became the fifth Warden of Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College in July 2007. Prior to taking on the wardenship, MacMillan was provost of Trinity College and a professor of history at the University of Toronto. From 1975 until 2002, she was a member of the history department at Ryerson University in Toronto and she served as chair of the department.

MacMillan is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a senior fellow of Massey College at University of Toronto. She sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies. She has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, Ryerson University, Toronto, the University of Western Ontario, and Huron University College of the University of Western Ontario. In 2006, MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 2016 she was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Canada. She holds a BA in History from the University of Toronto (Honours), a BPhil in Politics from St Hilda’s College, and a DPhil from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University.

Women of the Raj (London: Thames and Hudson, 1988, 1996; Penguin Canada 2005 with new introduction; Thames and Hudson 2017 with a new introduction)

Peacemakers: The Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War (London: John Murray, 2001; published in revised form as Paris, 1919: Six Months that

Changed the World (New York: Random House, 2002). Translated into Albanian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Rumanian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Slovakian, Turkish  

Nixon in China: the Week that Changed the World (Toronto: Viking Canada, 2006); published as Seize the Hour: when Nixon met Mao (London: John Murray, 2006) and as Nixon and Mao: the Week that Changed the World (New York: Random House, 2007).  Translated into Chinese (Taiwan), Chinese (simple)

Uses and Abuses of History (Toronto: Viking Canada, 2008: London: Profile Books, 2009); published as Dangerous Games: the Uses and Abuses of History (New York: Random House, 2009) Translated into Arabic, Chinese (Taiwan), Greek, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Stephen Leacock (Toronto: Penguin, 2009

The War that Ended Peace: How Europe abandoned peace for the First World War (London: Profile Books, 2013; published as The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 (New York: Random House, 2013; Toronto: Penguin, 2013). Translated into Dutch, Chinese (simple), French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Rumanian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish.  Other translations to appear.

History’s People: Personalities and the Past (Toronto and New York: House of Anansi Press, 2015: Australia: Text Publishing, 2015: London: Profile Books, 2016). Translated into Simplifed Chinese, Korean, Turkish. Other translations to appear

Edited or co-written books

Canada and Nato: Uneasy Past, Uncertain Future, co-editor with Dr. David Sorenson (Waterloo: University of Waterloo Press, 1990)

The Uneasy Century: International Relations 1900-1990, co-editor with Arne Kislenko (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 1996)

Parties Long Estranged: Canadian-Australian Relations, co-editor with Francine Mckenzie and contributor (University of British Columbia Press, 2003)

Canada's House: Rideau Hall and the Invention of a Canadian Home, written with Marjorie Harrisand Anne L. Desjardins (Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2004)

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