Brian Tennyson is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the University of London. He taught at Cape Breton University for 38 years and has continued to teach in its distance education since his retirement in 2003. He was also the founding director of the university’s Centre for International Studies, which promoted internationalization, developed exchange programs, initiated CBU’s internarnational recruitment program and sponsored academic lectures, publications and a development education program in high schools throughout Cape Breton. He has published fourteen books on aspects of the history of Canadian foreign policy, Cape Breton history, and Canada’s involvement in the First World War. His latest book, entitled “Canada’s Great War: How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation,” was published by Rowman and Littlefield in December.