Bruce Muirhead

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Bruce Muirhead is a Canadian historian and academic whose work focuses on Canada's foreign trade policy.

From 1985 to 2006, Muirhead taught at Lakehead University. Currently[when?] at the University of Waterloo, he teaches Canadian history, the American impact on Canada, and Canada's foreign economic policy in the 20th century. He is professor of history, Egg Farmers of Canada chair in public policy and associate dean of graduate studies and research.[1]

In recent years Muirhead's focus has shifted to Canadian development policies. With his fellow historian Ron Harpelle, Muirhead has published two books on the history of the International Development Research Center. Muirhead is also a senior fellow at Waterloo's Centre for International Governance Innovation.[citation needed]


For Against the Odds, he received the Joseph and Fay Tanenbaum Award for Canadian Jewish History.

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  1. ^ "Author Bios | Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada". Archived from the original on 2009-10-17. Retrieved 2009-06-06.