Jennifer Robson


Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father,  longtime Trent University faculty member Stuart Robson, and her mother, Wendy Robson, a family lawyer and provincial court judge in Peterborough.
As a teenager, Jennifer served as an official guide at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France. She studied French literature and modern history as an undergraduate at Western University and Trent University, then attended Saint Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, where she obtained a doctorate in British economic and social history. For a number of years she worked as an editor but is now fortunate enough to consider herself a full-time writer. Jennifer lives in Toronto with her husband and young children, and shares her home office with Ellie the sheepdog and Sam the cat.

Years Participated: 2015

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