Professor of journalism and international affairs, Carleton University
Andrew Cohen is a professor of journalism and international affairs at Carleton University. Between 1991 and 1993, he was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He has recently returned from a year at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. He has worked at home and abroad for The Ottawa Citizen, United Press International, Time, The Financial Post, Saturday Night and The Globe and Mail, where he was a member of the Editorial Board, a columnist and foreign correspondent in Washington. He has won two National Newspaper Awards, three National Magazine Awards and the Queen's Jubilee Medal. He has written and co-edited five books, among them The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are, and While Canada Slept: How We Lost Our Place in the World, a national bestseller and a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction. His most recent book is Extraordinary Canadians: Lester B. Pearson.