BA, MA, University of British Columbia
PhD, University of Florida

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Reg Stuart is from Vancouver, BC, and taught at universities on Prince Edward Island and elsewhere in Canada before he came to the Mount as Dean of Arts and Science in 1988. Since then he has taught aspects of American History and Politics, with a focus on Canadian-American Relations, Comparative North American Politics, and Canadian Foreign Policy. He won awards at the University of PEI, various research grants from each university and from Canadian and American granting agencies. In 2004 he held a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Fellowship at the Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. The same year he was the recipient of the MSVU Award for Research Excellence.

Dr. Stuart has written, spoken and published widely on his various research projects and current affairs for academic and private audiences, local and national radio and television programs, and newspapers. He has travelled in Canada, the United States and parts of Western Europe on academic, research and sabbatical work.

His books include:

(Co-editor with Michael D. Behiels) Transnationalism in Canada-United States History, Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2010.

Civil-Military Relations during the War of 1812, Westport, CT: Praeger Security International-Greenwood Publishing, 2009.

Dispersed Relations: Americans and Canadians in Upper North America co-published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Washington, DC, and Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2007.

Too Close? Too Far? Just Right? False Dichotomies and Canada-US Policy Making, Orono, Maine: Canadian-American Center, No. 66, April 2006.

United States Expansionism and British North America, 1775-1871, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988 (1990 Albert Corey Prize winner).

The First Seventy-Five Years, Vancouver: Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, 1988.

War and American Thought: From the Revolution to the Monroe Doctrine, Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 1982.

The Half-way Pacifist: Thomas Jefferson’s View of War, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978.

His many articles and reviews have appeared in The American Review of Canadian Studies, Diplomatic History, Canadian Journal of History, International History Review, Canadian Review of American Studies, Journal of Church and State, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, and Tennessee Historical Quarterly.