James H. Morrison, Professor Emeritus of History, taught at Saint Mary’s University for 40 years. He received his Ph.D. from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and has written many books and articles on African, ethnic, military, local, and oral history. He was awarded the Order of Canada in 2009. Born in Truro and raised in Economy, he has made Halifax his home since 1976. He was a labourer/teacher with Frontier College in 1964 and 1965.