The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

Timothy Andrews Sayle

Assistant Professor

Office Location:  Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 308N


Timothy Andrews Sayle is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the International Relations Program at the University of Toronto. His Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order will be published by Cornell University Press in April 2019. He is also a principal co-investigator and editor of an oral history project examining President George W. Bush’s decision to “surge” troops to Iraq in 2007; a volume of the oral history, The Last Card: Inside George W. Bush’s Decision to Surge in Iraq  will be published by Cornell University Press in September 2019. His research on NATO, Canadian-American relations, and intelligence issues has been published in the International Journal, the International History Review, Historical Journal, Cold War History, Canadian Military History, and Intelligence & National Security and in several edited books.

Sayle is a Senior Fellow of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, an affiliate of the Centre for the Study of the United States, and an associate of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. He is a Fellow of Trinity College in the University of Toronto and alumnus of Massey College. He directs Canada Declassified, and in 2017 he co-founded the Canadian Foreign Intelligence History Project.

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  • PhD, Temple University