Robert Craig Brown, 1935-2016

The editorial team at Acadiensis was saddened to hear of the passing of Robert Craig Brown. A former president of the Canadian Historical Association, two-time dean at the University of Toronto, and professor emeritus in the Department of History, Brown was a productive scholar perhaps most well-known for his biography of Prime Minister Robert Laird Borden. While his scholarly focus was national, much of his work – such as his excellent article on “The Nationalism of the National Policy” – had profound implications for those of us who study Atlantic Canada. Everyone at Acadiensis would like to extend their deepest condolences to Brown’s family, friends, and colleagues.


About Corey Slumkoski

Corey Slumkoski is an associate professor of history at Mount Saint Vincent University and the Digital Communications Editor for Acadiensis.
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