David Gossen

Sessional Lecturer
phone 604 822 5184
location_on Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall Room 1111 V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC Canada

Research Area

Education

B.A. University of Lethbridge, Alta.
LLB. University of Victoria, BC
MA. University of British Columbia
Ph.D. University of British Columbia
UBC, Vancouver, BC — Ph.D., 2001
Dissertation: Winston Churchill’s Second World War Memoirs: Meta-Narrative, Markets, and the Politics of Memory.
UBC, Vancouver, BC - M.A., 1994
Thesis: Public Opinion, Press, and Appeasement in Britain During the 1930s.

University of Victoria, BC - LL.B., 1982
University of Lethbridge, AB - B.A. (Honours), 1979

About

Office Hours

TBA - see my syllabi, since these vary from term to term.


Research

Research Interests

  • Regional histories of Modern Europe, and the Middle East
  • Histories of Britain, US, Canada, and Germany
  • War and Society (ancient world to 21st century)
  • Cold War politics and culture
  • Memoirs and the politics of memory

Publications

Sir Winston Churchill Society, Vancouver, BC, “War and Memoirs: Lloyd George and Winston Churchill in the Great War”, Presentation: May 2013.
Marine Corps University Journal, Essay, “Warlord: Winston Churchill at War,” (Spring 2010): 91-98.
The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Essay, “Allies in War: Britain and America Against the Axis Powers, 1940-1945" (Fall, 2006): 353-357.
Obunsha International Japan. Reading Comprehension Essays: History in the 21st Century,” (2005); “The Decline and Fall of Rome”; “The Anglo-American Special Relationship” (2006); “Pundits and the Great Game” (2007); “The Medieval World of Ibn Battuta,” (2008); “John D. Rockefeller,” (2009); “Life and Death of Trotsky”; “The Berlin Wall”; “Babar Reconstructed”; “Olmec Culture” (2010).
Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Essay, “Churchill and the Soviet Union,” Vol. 36, #2-3 (2002); Essay, “Visions of Victory: Eight Leaders in World War II” Vol. 40, #2-3 (2006): pp. 509-510.
History News, Essay, “Germany: Echoes of Life,” September 2001, UBC.


Awards

Conway Travel Scholarship, Germany, May 2001
International Churchill Society Award, Dec. 1998
University Graduate Fellowships, Sept. 1994, 1995 and 1996
Soward Prize, UBC, International Relations, April 1995
U. of Lethbridge: Academic Tenure Committee appointee, Feb. 1978
U. of Lethbridge: Scholarships, Sept. 1977 and 1978


David Gossen

Sessional Lecturer
phone 604 822 5184
location_on Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall Room 1111 V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC Canada

B.A. University of Lethbridge, Alta.
LLB. University of Victoria, BC
MA. University of British Columbia
Ph.D. University of British Columbia
UBC, Vancouver, BC — Ph.D., 2001
Dissertation: Winston Churchill’s Second World War Memoirs: Meta-Narrative, Markets, and the Politics of Memory.
UBC, Vancouver, BC - M.A., 1994
Thesis: Public Opinion, Press, and Appeasement in Britain During the 1930s.

University of Victoria, BC - LL.B., 1982
University of Lethbridge, AB - B.A. (Honours), 1979

Office Hours

TBA - see my syllabi, since these vary from term to term.

Research Interests

  • Regional histories of Modern Europe, and the Middle East
  • Histories of Britain, US, Canada, and Germany
  • War and Society (ancient world to 21st century)
  • Cold War politics and culture
  • Memoirs and the politics of memory

Sir Winston Churchill Society, Vancouver, BC, “War and Memoirs: Lloyd George and Winston Churchill in the Great War”, Presentation: May 2013.
Marine Corps University Journal, Essay, “Warlord: Winston Churchill at War,” (Spring 2010): 91-98.
The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Essay, “Allies in War: Britain and America Against the Axis Powers, 1940-1945" (Fall, 2006): 353-357.
Obunsha International Japan. Reading Comprehension Essays: History in the 21st Century,” (2005); “The Decline and Fall of Rome”; “The Anglo-American Special Relationship” (2006); “Pundits and the Great Game” (2007); “The Medieval World of Ibn Battuta,” (2008); “John D. Rockefeller,” (2009); “Life and Death of Trotsky”; “The Berlin Wall”; “Babar Reconstructed”; “Olmec Culture” (2010).
Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Essay, “Churchill and the Soviet Union,” Vol. 36, #2-3 (2002); Essay, “Visions of Victory: Eight Leaders in World War II” Vol. 40, #2-3 (2006): pp. 509-510.
History News, Essay, “Germany: Echoes of Life,” September 2001, UBC.

Conway Travel Scholarship, Germany, May 2001
International Churchill Society Award, Dec. 1998
University Graduate Fellowships, Sept. 1994, 1995 and 1996
Soward Prize, UBC, International Relations, April 1995
U. of Lethbridge: Academic Tenure Committee appointee, Feb. 1978
U. of Lethbridge: Scholarships, Sept. 1977 and 1978

David Gossen

Sessional Lecturer
phone 604 822 5184
location_on Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall Room 1111 V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC Canada

B.A. University of Lethbridge, Alta.
LLB. University of Victoria, BC
MA. University of British Columbia
Ph.D. University of British Columbia
UBC, Vancouver, BC — Ph.D., 2001
Dissertation: Winston Churchill’s Second World War Memoirs: Meta-Narrative, Markets, and the Politics of Memory.
UBC, Vancouver, BC - M.A., 1994
Thesis: Public Opinion, Press, and Appeasement in Britain During the 1930s.

University of Victoria, BC - LL.B., 1982
University of Lethbridge, AB - B.A. (Honours), 1979

Office Hours

TBA - see my syllabi, since these vary from term to term.

Research Interests

  • Regional histories of Modern Europe, and the Middle East
  • Histories of Britain, US, Canada, and Germany
  • War and Society (ancient world to 21st century)
  • Cold War politics and culture
  • Memoirs and the politics of memory

Sir Winston Churchill Society, Vancouver, BC, “War and Memoirs: Lloyd George and Winston Churchill in the Great War”, Presentation: May 2013.
Marine Corps University Journal, Essay, “Warlord: Winston Churchill at War,” (Spring 2010): 91-98.
The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Essay, “Allies in War: Britain and America Against the Axis Powers, 1940-1945" (Fall, 2006): 353-357.
Obunsha International Japan. Reading Comprehension Essays: History in the 21st Century,” (2005); “The Decline and Fall of Rome”; “The Anglo-American Special Relationship” (2006); “Pundits and the Great Game” (2007); “The Medieval World of Ibn Battuta,” (2008); “John D. Rockefeller,” (2009); “Life and Death of Trotsky”; “The Berlin Wall”; “Babar Reconstructed”; “Olmec Culture” (2010).
Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Essay, “Churchill and the Soviet Union,” Vol. 36, #2-3 (2002); Essay, “Visions of Victory: Eight Leaders in World War II” Vol. 40, #2-3 (2006): pp. 509-510.
History News, Essay, “Germany: Echoes of Life,” September 2001, UBC.

Conway Travel Scholarship, Germany, May 2001
International Churchill Society Award, Dec. 1998
University Graduate Fellowships, Sept. 1994, 1995 and 1996
Soward Prize, UBC, International Relations, April 1995
U. of Lethbridge: Academic Tenure Committee appointee, Feb. 1978
U. of Lethbridge: Scholarships, Sept. 1977 and 1978