PUBLICATIONS

Books (Monographs)
Books (Edited)
Peer-Reviewed Articles
Book Chapters
Other Scholarly Publications
Book and Multimedia Reviews
Selected Professional Reports


Books (Monographs)

 

The Canadian Rangers: A Living History.  Vancouver: UBC Press, March 2013. xviii,  620 pp.

Canada and the Changing Arctic: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship.  Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011. xxx, 301 pp. (With Franklyn Griffiths and Rob Huebert, forewords by Bill Graham and Hugh Segal.)

Translated into French as Le Canada et la transformation de l’Arctique : Souveraineté, sécurité et intendance. Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal, forthcoming early 2014.

A Commemorative History of Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Military. Ottawa: Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, 2010. vi, 189 pp. (With John Moses, Scott Sheffield, and Maxime Gohier.)

From Polar Race to Polar Saga: An Integrated Strategy for Canada and the Circumpolar World. Foreign Policy for Canada’s Tomorrow No. 3. Toronto: Canadian International Council, July 2009. 93 pp.

Arctic Front: Defending Canadian Interests in the Far North. Toronto: Thomas Allen & Son Ltd., 2008. (With Ken Coates, Bill Morrison, and Greg Poelzer.) Winner of the 2009 Donner Prize for the best book on public policy in Canada.

Battle Grounds: The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007. xviii, 350 pp.

The Comparative Politics of Military Base Closures: A United States-Canadian Case Study of De-Distributive Decisions and Domestic Military Bases. Canadian-American Public Policy No. 23. Orono, Maine: Canadian-American Centre, University of Maine, 2000. 75 pp. (With Lilly Goren).

 
   
Books (Edited)

 
Editor. A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Land, 1870-1949, by Gordon W. Smith. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, forthcoming spring 2014.  xxxii, 573 pp.
Editor. Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State, 1970-2007. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming fall 2014. 557 pp. (With Yale Belanger.)

 

Canada’s Rangers: Selected Stories, 1942-2012. Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2013. xv, 242 pp.

 

De-Icing Required! The Historical Dimension of the Canadian Air Force's Experience in the ArcticSic Itur Ad Astra: Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series vol.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre, 2012. (With Major W.A. March.)

Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives. Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press, 2010. ii, 448 pp.

Editor (with Peter Kikkert).The Canadian Forces and Arctic Sovereignty: Debating Roles, Interests, and Requirements, 1968-1974. Waterloo: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies / WLU Press, 2010. 375 pp.

Editor (with Craig Mantle and Scott Sheffield). Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Canadian and International Perspectives. Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy (CDA) Press, 2007. v, 326 pp.

Editor (with Craig Mantle).Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. xxv, 267 pp.

Editor (with Chris Madsen).Kurt Meyer on Trial: A Documentary Record. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. xii, 697 pp.

Editor (with Richard Gwyn and John English). The Hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau: The Faith Behind the Politics. Ottawa: Novalis, 2004. 209 pp.

Editor. An Inside Look at External Affairs During the Trudeau Years: The Memoirs of Mark MacGuigan. Foreword by Paul Martin. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2002. xxiv, 208 pp.

Editor (with John English and Kenneth McLaughlin). Mackenzie King: Citizenship and Community. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio, 2002. xii, 256 pp.

 

 
Peer-Reviewed Articles

 
The Military as Nation-Builder: The Case of the Canadian North -- The 2013 Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 15/1 (Summer 2013). 1-32.  

"Setting an Arctic Course: Task Force 80 and Canadian Control in the Arctic, 1948," Northern Mariner 21/4 (October 2011). 327-58. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 
“Mirror Images? Canada, Russia, and the Circumpolar World.” International Journal 65/4 (Autumn 2010). 879-97.

 
High Modernism in the Arctic: Planning Frobisher Bay and Inuvik,” Journal of Historical Geography 35/3 (July 2009). 517-544. (With Matthew Farish.)

 
Carrying the Burden of Peace: The Mohawks, the Canadian Forces, and the Oka Crisis.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 10/2 (Winter 2008). Online.

 
Guerillas in Our Midst: The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers, 1942-45.” BC Studies 155 (December 2007). 95-131.

 
The Cold War on Canadian Soil: Militarizing a Northern Environment.” Environmental History 12/3 (October 2007). 920-50. (With Matthew Farish.)

 
The Achilles Heel of Canadian Good International Citizenship: Indigenous Diplomacies and State Responses in the Twentieth Century,” Canadian Foreign Policy 13/3 (2007). 99-119. (With Andrew F. Cooper.)

 
Teaching Canada's Indigenous Sovereignty Soldiers & and Vice Versa: 'Lessons Learned' from Ranger Instructors.” Canadian Army Journal 10/2 (Summer 2007). A similar paper appears in Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Canadian and International Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer et al. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. 99-124.

 
'A Hell of a Warrior': Remembering the Life of Sergeant Thomas George Prince,Journal of Historical Biography 1/1 (Spring 2007). 26-79. An amended version appears in Intrepid Warriors: Perspectives on Canadian Military Leadership ed. Bernd Horn. St. Catharines: Vanwell, 2007. 95-138.

 
'Of Practically No Use to Anyone': Situating a Rifle Range on the Fort William Indian Reserve, 1905-1914,” The Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society Papers & Records 34 (2006). 3-28.

 
The Canadian Rangers: A Postmodern Militia That Works.” Canadian Military Journal 6/4 (Winter 2005-06). 49-60.

 
Partisan Politics, Civic Priorities, and the Urban Militia: Situating the Calgary Armoury, 1907-17.” Urban History Review 33/2 (Spring 2005). 45-60.

 
The Irony and the Tragedy of Negotiated Space: A Case Study on Narrative Form and Aboriginal-Government Relations during the Second World War.” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association NS #15 (2004). 177-206. Winner of the 2005 Journal of the CHA award.

 
“‘Pay No Attention to Sero’: The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Imperial Flying Training during the Great War.” Ontario History 46/2 (Autumn 2004). 143-69.

 
“The Politics of Contested Space: Controversy and the Construction of Currie Barracks.” Prairie Forum 28/1 (Spring 2003). 45-66.

 
“Under Siege: The CEF Attack on the RNWMP Barracks in Calgary, October 1916.” Alberta History 49/3 (Summer 2001). 2-12.

 
Kurt Meyer, the 12th SS Panzer Division, and the Murder of Canadian Prisoners of War in Normandy: An Historical and Historiographical Appraisal.” Gateway 3 (University of Saskatchewan). March 2001. Online. 26 pp.

 
War, Memory, and the Newfoundland Regiment at Gallipoli.” Newfoundland Studies 15/2 (Fall 1999). 176-214. Winner of the 1999 Institute for Social and Economic Research student essay prize.

 
Combined Operation: The Appropriation of Stoney Point Reserve and the Creation of Camp Ipperwash.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 2/1 (Fall 1999). Online. 29 pp.

 
   
Book Chapters

 

“‘The War Will Be Won When the Last Low-Level Flying Happens Here in Our Home’: Innu Opposition to Low-Level Flying in Labrador” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming 2014.

 

 

“A Bridge Too Far? The Oka Crisis” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming 2014.

 

 

“The Tragedy of Ipperwash” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming 2014. (With Victor Gulewitsch.)

 

 

“The Gustafsen Lake Standoff” in Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State ed. Yale Belanger and P.W. Lackenbauer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming 2014.

 

 

“India’s Emerging Arctic Interests.” Arctic Yearbook 2013 ed. Lassi Heininen. Akureyri, Iceland: University of the Arctic/Northern Research Forum, 2013. 24 pp.

 

 
“Mirror Images? Canada, Russia, and the Circumpolar World.” In The Fast-Changing Maritime Arctic: Defence and Security Challenges in a Warmer World ed. Barry Scott Zellen. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2013. 257-80.  
   

“Inuit-Air Force Relations in the Qikiqtani Region during the Early Cold War” in De-Icing Required! The Historical Dimension of the Canadian Air Force's Experience in the Arctic, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and W.A. March. Sic Itur Ad Astra: Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series No.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre, 2012. 73-94. (With Ryan Shackleton.)

 

 

“Sovereignty for Hire: Civilian Contractors and the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line” in De-Icing Required! The Historical Dimension of the Canadian Air Force's Experience in the Arctic, ed. P.W. Lackenbauer and W.A. March.  Sic Itur Ad Astra: Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Series No.4. Trenton: Canadian Forces Air Warfare Centre, 2012. 95-112. (With Daniel Heidt.)

 

 

“Mirror Images? Canada, Russia, and the Circumpolar World.” In The Fast-Changing Maritime Arctic: Defence and Security Challenges in a Warmer World ed. Barry Scott Zellen. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2012. 145-56.

 

 
 “Sovereignty and Security: The Department of External Affairs, the United States, and Arctic Sovereignty, 1945-68,” in Serving the National Interest: Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1909-2009, ed. Greg Donaghy and Michael Carroll. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, forthcoming 2011. (With Peter Kikkert.)

 
“Polar Race or Polar Saga? Canada and the Circumpolar World,” in Arctic Security in an Age of Climate Change ed. James Kraska. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 218-43.

 

“Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Rangers: Canada’s ‘Eyes and Ears’ in Northern and Isolated Communities,” in Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, Vol. 2, ed. Cora Voyageur, David Newhouse, and Dan Beavon. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. 306-28.

Building on ‘Shifting Sands’: The Canadian Armed Forces, Sovereignty, and the Arctic, 1968-72,” in Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer. Calgary Papers. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press, 2010.  (With Peter Kikkert.) 283-308.

 
‘Use it or Lose it,’ History, and the Fourth Surge,” in Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives ed. P.W. Lackenbauer. Calgary Papers. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies/University of Calgary Press, 2010. 423-36.

 
“The Canadian Rangers: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship from the Inside Out,” Thawing Ice – Cold War: Canada’s Security, Sovereignty, and Environmental Concerns in the Arctic ed. Rob Huebert. Bison Paper 12. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Centre for Defence and Security Studies, 2009. 61-79.

 
Indigenous Nationalisms and the Great War: Enlisting the Six Nations in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), 1914-17” in Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. 89-115. (With Katharine McGowan.)

Canada's Northern Defenders: Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Rangers, 1947-2005” in Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. 171-208.

 
North American Aboriginal Peoples and Twentieth Century Warfare: An Analysis of the Historiography and a Research Agenda for the Future” in Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation: Historical Perspectives ed. P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press, 2007. 209-231. (With Scott Sheffield.)

 
Soldiers Behaving Badly: CEF Soldier 'Rioting' in Canada during the First World War,” in The Apathetic and the Defiant: Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1812 to 1919 ed. Craig Leslie Mantle. Kingston: CDA Press / Dundurn, 2007. 195-260.

 
Politics of Race, Gender and Sex.” In Aboriginal Connections to Race, Environment and Traditions ed. Jill Oakes and Rick Riewe. Winnipeg: Aboriginal Issues Press/University of Manitoba Press, 2006. 3-16.

 
“De-Distributive Decisions and Military Bases.” In The Government Taketh Away: Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada eds. Leslie A. Pal and R. Kent Weaver. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 167-93. (With Lilly Goren.)

 
“Right and Honourable: Mackenzie King, Canadian-American Bilateral Relations, and Canadian Sovereignty in the Northwest, 1943-1948” and “Further Reading,” Mackenzie King: Citizenship and Community eds. John English, Kenneth McLaughlin, and P.W. Lackenbauer. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio, 2002. 151-68, 244-50.

 
“Relaciones Canadiense-Estadounidenses desde 1945.” [“Canadian-American Relations Since 1945.”] In Canadá, Colombia y las Américas, ed. María Teresa Aya Smitmans. Trans. Enrique Aya. Bogotà: Universidad Externado de Colombia, 2001. 79-111. (With Stephen J. Randall.)

 
Soldiers as Liminaries: The CEF Soldier Riots of 1916 Reassessed.” Canadian Military History Since the 17th Century ed. Yves Tremblay. Ottawa: National Defence, 2001. 164-74. (With Nikolas Gardner.)

 
Justifying Atrocities: Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Andrew and the Defence of Brigadeführer Kurt Meyer.” Canadian Military History Since the 17th Century ed. Yves Tremblay. Ottawa: National Defence, 2001. 553-64. (With Chris Madsen.)

 
   
Other Scholarly Publications  
   

Canada's Northern Strategy and East Asian Interests in the Arctic.” Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) East Asia-Arctic Paper Series. December 2013. 22 pp. With James Manicom.

 

 

“Sovereignty and Security in the Canadian North: (Re)Learning the Lessons.” Canadian Issues/Thèmes canadiens (Association for Canadian Studies) (Winter 2013), 7-9.

 

 

 “East Asian States, the Arctic Council and International Relations in the Arctic.” Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Policy Brief no.26 (April 2013). 12 pp. With James Manicom.

 

 

“The Chinese Pole” Policy Options, forthcoming April 2013. (With James Manicom.)

 

 

Sentinels of Sovereignty: How the Canadian Rangers came to be the shadow army of the North,” Canada’s History (formerly The Beaver) (April/May 2013): 48-50.

 

 

If It Ain't Broken, Don't Break It: Expanding and Enhancing the Canadian Rangers. Working Papers on Arctic Security No. 6. Toronto: Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and ArcticNet Arctic Security Projects, March 2013. 23 pp. With Ryan Shackleton.

 

 

“The Canadian Rangers: Supporting Canadian Sovereignty, Security, and Stewardship since 1947,” Above and Beyond: Canada’s Arctic Journal (September/October 2012): 31-36. [In-flight magazine for First Air.]

 

 

When the Skies Rained Boxes: The Air Force and the Qikiqtani Inuit, 1941-64. Working Papers on Arctic Security No. 4. Toronto: Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and ArcticNet Arctic Security Projects, October 2012. 32 pp. With Ryan Shackleton.

 

 
Security and the Arctic Council.” The Dispatch: Quarterly Review of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (Spring 2012). 23-24.

 
Mixed Messages from an 'Arctic Superpower'? Sovereignty, Security, and Canada's Northern Strategy,” Atlantisch Perspectief 3 (2011). 4-8.

 
Arctic Security, Public Opinion, and the Canadian Agenda.” The Dispatch: Quarterly Review of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (Spring 2011). 17-18.

 
“Our Living Homeland,” The Circle [World Wildlife Foundation] no.2 (2010): 26. With Bridget Larocque.

 
Unstoppable Momentum: The Real Meaning and Value Behind Operation Nunalivut 10.” Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute Policy Update Paper (May 2010). With Ron Wallace. 10 pp.

 
“The Canadian Rangers: More than a Rifle and a Sweatshirt.” The Dispatch: Quarterly Review of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (Spring 2010). 13-14.

 
Guest editor, Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, vol. 11, no. 3 (Spring 2009). Special issue: Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Past, Present, and Future.

 
Research Note: The Role of the Canadian Armed Forces in Defending Sovereignty,” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies vol. 11, no. 3 (Spring 2009). 23 pp.

 
An Integrated Approach to Canada's Arctic?,” Behind the Headlines 65/4 (September 2008). 21-26.

 
“Tommy Prince: Warrior,” introduction to reprinted article in Canadian Military History 16/2 (Spring 2007). 69-80.

 
Entries for “Aboriginal Peoples and the World Wars” and “4 Wing Cold Lake/Cold Lake Air Weapons Range” in Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2005). 9-10, 181-82.

 
Guest editor, Canadian Military History, Autumn 2002. (With Chris Madsen.)

 
Co-editor (with James H. Warren). Special Proceedings of the Historical Papers presented at the 8th Annual Graduate Symposium for Gender Research, University of Calgary, 7-9 March 2001.

 
The Military and 'Mob Rule': The CEF Riots in Calgary, February 1916.” Canadian Military History 10/1 (Winter 2001). 31-42. A similar paper was published as “‘The Government is in no way responsible for the wrong-doing of its soldiers:’ Disciplinary and Legal Dimensions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Riots in Calgary,” in Perspectives on War: Essays on Security, Society & the State eds. C. Bullock & J. Dowding. Calgary: Society for Military and Strategic Studies, 2001. 75-91.

 
From Defence Against Help to A Piece of the Action: The Canadian Sovereignty and Security Paradox Revisited.” Centre for Military and Strategic Studies Occasional Paper 1 (May 2000). 24 pp.

 
   
Book and Multimedia Reviews

 
Reviews in Arctic, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Historical Review, Canadian Journal of History,Canadian Journal of Native Studies, H-CANADA, Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, Journal of Military History, and Journal of Military and Strategic Studies.

 
   
Selected Professional Reports

 
   
“Towards an Arctic Campaign Plan: Syndicate Results and Recommendations from the Arctic Sovereignty and Security Symposium.” Defence Research and Development Canada letter report, 1 December 2009. 10 pp. With Peter Archambault and Yvan Gauthier.

 
The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line: A Bibliography and Document Resource List. Arctic Institute of North America, November 2005. 125 pp. ISBN 1-894788-01-X. (With Matthew Farish and Jennifer Arthur-Lackenbauer.)

 
The Canadian Rangers: A Survey of English-Canadian Media Coverage, 1995-2004. Report provided to the Canadian Ranger Patrol Groups, July 2004. 268 pp.

 
“Cold Lake Air Weapons Range: Access Issues.” Report for the Department of National Defence, 2001.  
   



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