Mills, Allen

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Mills, Allen

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Allen Mills was born in 1945. His academic achievements include graduating with Honors from Trinity College at Dublin University in 1967; receiving an MA from York University in Toronto in 1968; and earning a Ph.D from University of Western Ontario in 1976. Mills has written articles focusing on Canadian Socialism, the Canadian Forum, Early Winnipeg Radicalism, J.S. Woodsworth, Frank Scott, Ernest Gellner, and media in post-communist Czechoslovakia. He has been a visiting fellow at Edinburgh University in 1992 and that same year was a visiting lecturer at Charles University of Prague.

Allen Mills is currently working as a professor of Political Science at the University of Winnipeg, and was the head of the department from 2000-2005. He is also an accomplished author, having published his book, Fool for Christ: the political thought of J.S. Woodsworth in 1991 by the University of Toronto Press. He was also the editor of the government and politics entries for The Encyclopedia of Manitoba from 2004 to 2007, which was published in November 2007. He is currently working on a book focusing on the Political Thought of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1950-1965. His current research interests include: Canadian politics, Canadian socialism and liberalism, eastern Europe and the thought of Trudeau, Charles Taylor, and Will Kymlicka.


University of Winnipeg
University of Western Ontario
Edinburgh University, Scotland
Charles University, Prague

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Professor of Political Science, University of Winnipeg
Chair of Department of Political Science, University of Winnipeg, 2000 to 2005
Visiting fellow at Edinburgh University in 1992
Visiting lecturer at Charles University of Prague
Author, Fool for Christ: the political thought of J. S. Woodsworth
Author, various articles
Editor, government and politics entry of Encyclopedia of Manitoba 2007.

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University of Winnipeg (1 July 1967 --)

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