Tim Cook, an adjunct research professor in Carleton University’s Department of History, has been named as one of the top 50 people in the capital by Ottawa Life Magazine.
Tim Cook is the Great War historian at the Canadian War Museum. He was recently awarded the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for his book Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1917-1918, Volume Two. He is the author of the award-winning books No Place to Run and Clios Warriors, as well as At the Sharp End: Canadians Fighting the Great War, Volume One, which captured the 2007 J.W. Dafoe Prize and the 2008 Ottawa Book Award.
His latest book, The Madman and the Butcher: Sir Sam Hughes, Sir Arthur Currie, and their War of Reputations, is slated for publication in the fall of 2010. Residents of Ottawa, Tim Cook and his wife Sarah Klotz have three daughters.