Department of History, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada K1S 5B6


Alexander Brian McKillop


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1946


Cecil Rhodes Public School, Winnipeg, 1951-1961
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute, Winnipeg, 1961-1964
University of Manitoba, 1965-1970 (BA 1968, MA 1970)
Queen's University at Kingston, 1970-1972, PhD 1977


Sessional Lecturer, Queen's University at Kingston, 1973-4
Lecturer, Assistant and Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, 1974-1985
Professor, Carleton University, 1985-2002

Chancellor's Professor, Carleton University, 2002- .

Chair, Department of History, Carleton University, 2005- .

Awards and Honours

W.L. Morton Gold Medal, University of Manitoba, 1970
Margaret McWilliams Medal, Manitoba Historical Society, 1970
Sir John A. Macdonald Prize (Honourable Mention), Canadian Historical Association, 1979
Research Award in the Humanities, Rh Institute, University of Manitoba, 1981
F.-X. Garneau Prize (Honourable Mention), Canadian Historical Association , 1985
Marston-LaFrance Research Fellowship, Carleton University, 1992-3
Canadian Historical Association Certificate of Regional Merit for the Best Book on History of Ontario, 1995
Research Award of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, 1996
Research Achievement Award, Carleton University, 1996-7
Governor General's Award for Non-fiction (Finalist), The Canada Council, 2000
Drainie-Taylor Prize for Biography (Finalist), The Writers' Trust of Canada, 2001
Arthur Ellis Award for Best "True Crime" Book, Crime Writers of Canada, 2001
University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography, 2001
City of Toronto Book Award, 2001
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 2001
The Charles Taylor Award for Literary Non-Fiction (Finalist), 2002

Research Achievement Award, Carleton University, 2002-3
Author in Residence, The Berton House Writers' Retreat, 2004
Davidson Dunton Research Lectureship, Carleton University, 2005