Andrew Cohen

Best Selling Author, Award Winning Journalist, Professor of Journalism and International Affairs

Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen is a journalist and author. A native of Montreal, he attended Choate-Rosemary Hall, McGill University and the University of Cambridge.  
 
A former foreign correspondent and editorialist with The Globe and Mail, he has worked in Toronto, Washington, London and Berlin. He writes a colum for The Ottawa Citizen syndicated in Postmedia Newspapers and appears regularly on the CTV News Channel.
 
The founding president of The Historica—Dominion Institute, he is a member of the boards of The Trudeau Centre, The Writer’s Trust and the Canadian Centre for Progressive Policy, and is a mentor with the Action Canada Fellowship Program.
 
He has won two National Newspaper Awards, three National Magazine Awards and twice received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal.
 
His Best-Selling Books Include:
·         Trudeau's Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau
·         The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are
·         Extraordinary Canadians: Lester B Pearson 
·         While Canada Slept:  How we Lost our Place in the World 
 
His latest book, to appear in 2014 in Canada and the United States, is Two Days in June; John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours That Made History.
 
Professor Cohen has taught at the Carleton School of Journalism and Communication (of which he is a graduate) since 2001, as well as the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. 
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    Topics 
  1. Canadian National and International Affairs
  2. The Unfinished Canadian

    In this keynote presentation, Andrew Cohen delves into our past and present in search of our defining national characteristics. We are so much, in so many shades, and it’s time we took an honest look at ourselves. 

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