Brock Millman


-Director, International Relations Program

PhD, McGill University, 1992
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 84975
Office: Lawson Hall 2224
Office Hours: By appointment only

Research Interests

Professor Millman is currently completing a manuscript dealing with political developments in Botswana between 1945 and 1960. He is also engaged in research concerning the Irish revolution, 1916-1921.

Professional Service

Brock Millman was a Western under-graduate prior to going on to the University of London and McGill. Before arriving at Western to teach, he taught at the University of Windsor, the University of British Columbia and the Royal Military College. He is the author of a number of articles and books on international relations and its domestic connections 1917-1940. He is the author of a book concerning the Canadian home front during the First World War recently accepted by the University of Toronto Press. At present, his reseach concerns imperial administration. He has completed one study of the administration of the Somaliland Protectorate, currently under consideration, and is undertaking research into the constitutional history of the British Protectorate in Bechuanaland (Botswana). In another capacity, he is an Army Reserve Officer who is always interested in issues concerning the contemporary Canadian Military, about which he was published several articles.

Select Publications


Policy Book Cover (2016) Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919 University of Toronto Press, 336 pp.
Winner of the 2016 C.P. Stacey Prize
Policy Book Cover (2014) British Somaliland: An Administrative History, 1920-1960 Routledge Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History, 316 pp.
Policy Book Cover (2001) Pessimism and British War Policy, 1916-1918 CASS Series: British Politics and Society, 336 pp.
Domesitc Book Cover (2000) Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain CASS Series: British Politics and Society, 352 pp.
Ill Made Book Cover (1998) The Ill-Made Alliance: Anglo-Turkish Relations, 1934-1940 McGill-Queen's University Press, 536 pp.