Greg Robinson

Greg Robinson is professor of history at l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) and researcher at the Centre for United States Studies of the Chaire Raoul-Dandurand. He is the author of By Order of the President (2001), which uncovers President Franklin Roosevelt’s involvement in the wartime confinement of Japanese Americans, and A Tragedy of Democracy (2009), winner of the AAAS History prize, which studies Japanese Canadian and American confinement in transnational context. His book After Camp: Portraits in Midcentury Japanese American Life and Politics (2012), winner of the Caroline Bancroft Prize, centres on postwar resettlement. His latest book is The Great Unknown (2016).

(author photo courtesy UQÀM/Émilie Tournevache)

Article by Greg Robinson

Japanese Canadians Being Relocated in BC, 1942
Internment of Japanese Canadians