Margaret MacMillan

Professor Emeritus (Adjunct Professor)


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

International history of the 19th and 20th centuries; British empire


Professor MacMillan’s research interests include the British Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and international relations of the twentieth century. Her most recent book is War: How Conflict Shaped Us (2020). Other books include Women of the Raj; Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World (2002); Nixon in China: The Week that Changed the World (2006); The Uses and Abuses of History (2008); History's People (2015); and The War That Ended the Peace (2013) and three edited volumes, Canada and NATO: Uneasy Past, Uncertain Future, The Uneasy Century: International Relations 1900-1990 and Parties Long Estranged: Canada and Australia in the Twentieth Century.


PhD, University of Oxford