Rod Macleod

Professor Emeritus



Ph.D. Duke University
M.A. Queen's University
B.A. University of Alberta

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Western Canada
  • Canadian Legal History
  • Canadian Military History


Books Written:

All True Things A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008. (university of Alberta Press, 2008).

The Mounties. (Grolier, 1985).

with Bob Beal, Prairie Fire: The 1885 North West Rebellion. (Hurtig Publishers, 1984).

The North West Mounted Police and Law Enforcement 1873-1905. (University of Toronto Press, 1975).

Books Edited:

Theodore Binnema, Gerhard J. Ens and R.C. Macleod, eds., From Rupert's Land to Canada: Essays in Honour of John E. Foster, (University of Alberta Press,2001) approx. 300 pp.

Police Powers in Canada: The Evolution and Practice of Authority. (University of Toronto Press, 1994). Editors: R.C. Macleod and D. Schneiderman and "Introduction"

Swords and Ploughshares: War and Agriculture in Western Canada. (University of Alberta Press, 1993). Editor and "Introduction".

Thomas Bland Strange, Gunner Jingo's Jubilee (University of Alberta Press, 1988).

Lawful Authority: Readings on the History of Criminal Justice in Canada. (Copp Clark, 1988).

Reminiscences of a Bungle by One of the Bunglers and Two Other North West Rebellion Diaries>. (University of Alberta Press, 1984).