David More

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation History lecturer, Research Assistant, Teaching Fellow, Author
Location Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Introduction David was educated at University of Waterloo (BA History) and Queen’s University (MPA and MA, Ph.D. History). He retired in 2011 from a 40-year professional career working in and managing medical laboratories. He recently completed a history doctorate at Queen’s University, researching French Canadian mariners’ contributions to the survival of pre-Confederation Canada from 1775-1814. He is also a graduate of the Humber School for Writers, and is an award-winning historical novelist with four books published to date, as well as a commissioned family history. David has been a Councilor for the Canadian Nautical Research Society. He has previously served as a volunteer director for the Canadian Olympic-training Regatta, Kingston (CORK), Literacy Kingston, the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston and, most recently, for Brigantine, Inc., a charity which owns and operates the brigantine St. Lawrence II out of Kingston as the platform for its traditional youth sail-training program. He is married and has a daughter. David and his wife live in Kingston near the waterfront in an 1850s limestone house that they are “continuously improving.”
Interests Writing, Reading, Sailing, Boatbuilding
Favorite Movies Lawrence of Arabia, Apocalypse Now, Master and Commander
Favorite Music Mozart, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Enya, Adele
Favorite Books The Salterton Trilogy, Master and Commander, Hornblower Series, Bernard Cornwell