cover 1UBC Civil Engineering: The First Century. Vancouver: UBC, 2016.

Transformations: A History of UBC Continuing Studies. Vancouver: UBC, 2012. (Second author.) Honourable mention by the Philip E. Frandson Award Committee of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, 2013. “Members of the committee found the book to be a compelling institutional history, with value and applicability extending to the entire profession of university continuing studies.”

UBC: The First One Hundred Years.  Vancouver: UBC, 2009.  (First Author.) Reviews:

noordinarymike2 No Ordinary Mike: Michael Smith, Nobel Laureate. Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2004.  (First Author.) Reviews: and

discoverydesign1 Discovery by Design: The Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of British Columbia Origins and History, 1907—2001.  Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2002. Reviews:


“Next Door But Far Apart,” in British Columbia History 47, no. 2 (Summer 2014): 5-11.

“Teaching Teachers Revisited: UBC and Educational Leadership in the 1920s,” in British Columbia History 44, no. 1 (Spring  2011): 37-43.

“Building a Department of Adult Education at the University of British Columbia, 1957-1977,” in History of Intellectual Culture 2, no. 1 (Spring 2003)

Review of The Skule Story: The University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering 1873-2000 by Richard White, in Historical Studies in Education 13, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 89-92.

“The Rise and Fall of A Science of Adult Education, 1957-1985” in Historical Studies in Education 12, nos. 1-2 (Spring/Fall 2000): 29-53.

Review of The Antigonish Movement: Moses Coady and Adult Education Today by Anne Alexander, in Historical Studies in Education 11, no. 1 (Spring 1999): 115-117.

“The Vancouver Institute and the Highjacking of Mutual Enlightenment,” The Canadian Journal for Studies in Adult Education 13, no. 1 (May 1999): 61-79.

Web Articles

Mechanical Engineering at UBC:

Adult Education:

UBC: The First 100 Years (overview):

UBC and Educational Leadership in the 1920s


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