Bob Fuhr

BA (UBC), MA (McGill)
A photograph of Professor Bob Fuhr
Surrey Office: Main 2850C

Bob Fuhr has been teaching history at Kwantlen Polytechnic University since 1987. He was born in New Westminster, raised in Coquitlam, and attended the University of British Columbia, Laval University and McGill University in Montreal where he earned his M.A. in American history in 1984. After further graduate training at the University of British Columbia, Bob joined the Kwantlen history department as an American specialist. His main field of interest is the United States since 1945, particularly the Nixon administration.

Bob is a member of the Organization of American Historians, a Canuck season ticket holder, and an avid collector of American political memorabilia and British rock music.

Bob is currently the department's longest serving historian.


Favourite Historical Novels

  • Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace
  • Michael Shaara - Killer Angels
  • Anonymous - Primary Colors

Favourite Historical Movies

  • Stanley Kubrick - Barry Lyndon
  • David Lean - Lawrence of Arabia
  • Oliver Hirschbiegel - Downfall