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Megan Hamilton

Miss Megan A. Hamilton

PhD Student

Research interests

  • Conflict
  • Security
  • History


Megan Hamilton is a PhD Student in the Defence Studies Department. She holds an Honours BA (History) from Wilfrid Laurier University (2021) and an MA (History) from the University of Waterloo (2022). Her MA was fully funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Megan’s PhD is an AHRC-funded collaborative position between KCL and the Imperial War Museum. She joins King’s College with various experience in both public and academic history.

Research Interests: 

  • Second World War
  • Army training
  • Wartime morale
  • British Commonwealth/Empire military cooperation
  • Canadian history
  • First World War
  • War and memory


Training the Troops: British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-1945


  • Dr. Jonathan Fennell
  • Simon Offord
  • Professor Niall Barr

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