Bohdan Kordan

  • Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • St. Thomas More College
  • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
  • Phone: 306.966.8915
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Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities


  • PhD, Arizona State University
  • MA, Carleton University
  • BA (Hon.) University of Toronto

Research Interests

  • Nationalism, Conflict, State Minority Relations
  • Canadian Multiculturalism
  • Historical Cartography of Eastern Europe
  • Contemporary Ukraine

Research Projects

  • Status of Enemy Aliens in Canada during WWI
  • Multiculturalism on the Canadian Prairies
  • Canada-Ukraine Foreign Relations
  • Historical Cartography

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • No Free Man: Canada, the Great War, and the Enemy Alien Experience (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016)
  • "Maiden and the Politics of Change: Meaning, Significance, and Other Questions," East\West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 2016
  • "They Will Be Dangerous" in Canadian State Trials, v. 4, (University of Toronto Press: 2015) [Barry Wright, et. al., eds.]
  • Money, Sovereignty and Power: The Paper Currency of Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-1920 (Heritage Press, 2013)
  • "Assessing the Multiculturalism/Immigration Policy Nexus in Saskatchewan," in New Directions in Saskatchewan Public Policy, (CPRC Press, 2012) [D. McGrane ed]
  • "Wish You Were Here," Queen's Quarterly, Vol. 117. No. 4 (Winter, 2010), 544-553 
  • "Memory and Meaning in the Lion City," Nashwaak Review, Vol. 24/25, No. 1 (Summer/Fall 2010), 129-137 Timothy Andrew (pseud.)
  • The Mapping of Ukraine: European Cartography and Maps of Early Modern Ukraine (Ukrainian Museum of New York, 2008)
  • "The Predicament of Belonging:  The Status of Enemy Aliens in Canada, 1914" Journal of Canadian Studies, 39 1 (Winter 2005): 74-89.  [with James Farney]
  • A Bare and Impolitic Right: Internment and Ukrainian-Canadian Redress (McGill-Queens University Press, 2004) [with C. Mahovsky]
  • Enemy Aliens, Prisoners of War: Internment in Canada During the Great War (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002)
  • Canada and the Ukrainian Question, 1939-1945: A Study in Statecraft (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001)
  • Black Sea, Golden Steppes: Antiquarian Maps of the Black Sea Coast and the Steppes of Old Ukraine (Heritage Press, 2001) 


Teaching Responsibilities

  • POLST 262.3 Introduction to Global Governance
  • POLST 343.3 Ukraine: Processes and Problems of Nation and State Building
  • POLST 370.3 War, Peace and the International Order
  • POLST 372.3 War Peace and Political Reconciliation
  • POLST 465.3 Nationalism and the International System

Administrative Responsibilities

Director, Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage (PCUH)