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Brook TaylorDr. Brook Taylor
Dean of Arts & Science

Dr. M. Brook Taylor joined the Department of History at the Mount in 1986. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, he teaches in the fields of Canadian and Maritime regional history, and his primary research interests relate to Canadian intellectual history and historical methodology. In 1995, Dr. Taylor received the Mount Alumnae Teaching Award. Between 1996 and 1998 and again between 2001 and 2003, he was a Visiting Foreign Professor in the Graduate Department of Area Studies, Tsukuba University, Japan. Following his return from Japan, Dr. Taylor cooperated with the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Canada Science and Technology Museum to create an exhibition of photographs entitled A Camera on the Banks, which is now on national tour. Dr. Taylor’s books include: A Camera on the Banks: Frederick William Wallace and the Fishermen of Nova Scotia (2006); Canadian History: A Reader’s Guide, Volume 1 (1994); and Promoters, Patriots, and Partisans: Historiography in Nineteenth-Century English Canada (1989).