Ken MacMillan joined the Department of History in 2002. He researches and teaches in the social, constitutional, and legal history of early modern England and the Atlantic World. Past research has examined the development of imperial ideologies, legal foundations of empire, and relations between England, its colonies, and other European colonizing powers. See Dr. MacMillan's Amazon page here. Current research includes "Conquest in England and the Atlantic," which is funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant, and criminality in the Atlantic world. Dr. MacMillan is a recipient of the Killam Award for Leadership in Teaching.