ABOUT Dr. Christopher M. Bell

Dr. Christopher M. Bell is Professor of History at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He received an MA in War Studies from King’s College London in 1992, and a PhD in history from the University of Calgary in 1998. After spending a year and a half as a post-doctoral fellow at Simon Fraser University (1999-2001), he moved to the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island to take up a position as a research analyst. He returned to Canada in July 2003 to join the History department at Dalhousie University, where he teaches courses on a range of subjects, including modern Britain, the two world wars, and an upper-level seminar on Winston Churchill. He is the recipient of two teaching awards.

Dr Bell has published numerous scholarly articles on naval history and British strategic foreign policy. His most recent books are Churchill and the Dardanelles (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Churchill and Sea Power (Oxford University Press, 2012). His other books include The Royal Navy, Seapower and Strategy between the Wars (Stanford University Press, 2000), At the Crossroads between Peace and War: The London Conference of 1930 (co-edited with John Maurer, Naval Institute Press, 2013), Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Century: An International Perspective (co-edited with Bruce Elleman, Frank Cass/Routledge, 2003).

Dr Bell lives in Halifax with his wife, Rae, and their sons, Matthew and Alex.

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Dalhouse University (including publication listing)
Goodreads
Oxford University Press

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