Dr. Timothy C. Winegard received his master's degree in war studies from the Royal Military College of Canada and his doctorate in history from the University of Oxford. He served as an officer with the Canadian Forces, including an attachment to the British Army. Winegard is internationally published in the fields of both military history and indigenous studies.
His books include "The First World Oil War," "For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War," "Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World War" and "Oka: A Convergence of Cultures and the Canadian Forces."
Winegard's current book, "The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator," is a pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind. This book shows how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity’s fate.
Winegard teaches history and political science at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. As a true Canadian, he is also the head coach of Colorado Mesa University's Hockey Team.