randall hansen

Randall Hansen is a political scientist and historian at the University of Toronto, where he has held the Canada Research Chair in Political Science since 2005. Hansen taught at the Universities of London (Queen Mary), Oxford (where he was a tutorial fellow at Merton College), and Newcastle (where he held an established Chair) before taking up his current position.

His fields of research are Twentieth Century History and Public Policy. He has authored two books, Citizenship and Immigration in Postwar Britain (Oxford University Press, 2000) and Fire and Fury: the Allied Bombing of Germany 1942-1945 (Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2008), co-edited three books, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on immigration, citizenship, and the history of eugenics and forced sterilization.