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Robert Teigrob

Robert Teigrob

EducationBA in History, University of Winnipeg. MA in U.S. History, State University of New York at Albany. PhD in American Studies, University of New Mexico.
OfficeJOR 513
Phone416-979-5000 Ext. 552263
Areas of ExpertiseInternational Relations: U.S. Foreign Policy; Canadian-American Relations; Canadian-German Relations; Global Studies; War and Culture

Dr. Robert Teigrob studies 20th-century international relations, focusing on the ways in which war, decolonization, race, culture, and the development of international organizations and law have influenced the modern global order. His work has appeared in numerous Canadian and international journals and edited collections. He is the author of Warming Up to the Cold War: Canada and the United States’ Coalition of the Willing from Hiroshima to Korea (2009), Living With War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory (2016), Four Days in Hitler’s Germany: Mackenzie King’s Mission to Avert a Second World War (2019), and co-editor of Canada and the United Nations: Legacies, Limits, Prospects (2017). He is also a faculty member at Freie Universität Berlin’s International Summer University program. Before coming to Ryerson in 2007, Dr. Teigrob taught at Nipissing University, the University of Toronto, and Central New Mexico Community College. He also has served as an archivist for the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and the Minnesota Historical Society, and has worked as a cultural resources consultant. In 2010, Dr. Teigrob received the Dean’s Teaching Award, which recognizes continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction. In 2017, he received the Dean’s Research Award for contributions to the fields of History and International Relations. He also is a member of the graduate faculty.