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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
October 23, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Dr. David H. Olivier

Contract Academic Staff

Contact Information
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5977
Other Phone: n/a

Office Location: RCW 311
Office Hours: Winter 2015: Tuesdays 1400-1420 & 1600-1700; Wednesdays 0900-1030; or by appointment
Academic Background
BA: History - York University (Glendon College), 1985
MA: History - University of Toronto, 1993
PhD: History - University of Saskatchewan, 2001
Dissertation: "Staatskaperei: The German Navy and Commerce Warfare, 1856-1888."

Books published

German Naval Strategy, 1856-1888: Forerunners of Tirpitz (London: Frank Cass, and New York: Routledge, 2004).

Chapters published:

"Two Sides of the Same Coin: German and French Maritime Strategies in the Late 19th Century" in Bruce Elleman and S.C.M. Paine, eds. Warfare, Maritime Strategy, and Military Escalation (Newport, RI: NWC Press, 2013).

Forthcoming publications:

"German Coastal Defence, 1859-1888" in Howard Fuller, ed. 'Twixt Sea and Shore: The Reality of 'Deterrence' in the Pax Britannica (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2013).