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H. Gordon Skilling

AKA Harold Gordon Skilling

Born: 12-Feb-1912
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2-Mar-2001
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Czechoslovakia's Interrupted Revolution

Father: William Watt Skilling
Mother: Alice Stevenson
Son: Sally Bright (m. 16-Oct-1937, d. 1990, two sons)
Son: David
Son: Peter

    University: BA Political Science, University of Toronto (1934)
    University: BA, Christ Church College, Oxford University (1936)
    University: PhD, University of London (1940)
    Assistant Professor: University of Wisconsin (1941-47)
    Professor: Dartmouth College (1947-58)
    Professor: University of Toronto (1958-82)

    Rhodes Scholarship

Author of books:
Canadian Representation Abroad: From Agency to Embassy (1945, international affairs)
Communism, National and International: Eastern Europe After Stalin (1964, politics)
The Governments of Communist East Europe (1966, international affairs)
Czechoslovakia's Interrupted Revolution (1976, history)
Charter 77 and Human Rights in Czechoslovakia (1981, history)
Samizdat and an Independent Society in Central and Eastern Europe (1989, history)
The Education of a Canadian: My Life as a Scholar and Activist (2000, memoir)

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