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Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) Publishes New Comic Book

Matthew Barrett (PhD 2019) has produced the first peer-reviewed, original comic book ever published within an academic article. His “'He would be expected to crack': Battle Exhaustion, Desertion and the Court Martial of Lieutenant R. J. Woods," is published in Canadian Military History and is available at:

Matthew currently holds a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at the Canadian War Museum where he is exploring the creation of graphic histories as ways of sharing our history with diverse audiences.

Congratulations Matthew!


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