Paul Jackson

Photograph of Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson, a Canadian historical researcher, was until recently teaching military history at the Royal Military College (RMC) in Kingston. He has moved to McGill University in Montreal, where he continues to work on the history of gender and sexuality.

Book

Jackson, Paul. One of the Boys: Homosexuality in the Military during World War II. 2nd ed. Kingston, Ont.; Montreal, Que.: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.

Publisher’s Synopsis

Jackson, Paul. “The enemy within the enemy within: the Canadian Army and internment operations during the Second World War.” Left History. 9(2) (Spring/Summer 2004): 45-83.

Left History issue table of contents


Book

Jackson, Paul. One of the Boys: Homosexuality in the Military during World War II. Kingston, Ont.; Montreal, Que.: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004. D768.15 .J32 2004

Publisher’s Synopsis

See review by Matthew Hayday H-Net Reviews. Site: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=10713

See also review by Karen Dubinsky “Doing and Undoing Masculinity.” Underhill Review, Fall 2007.

See review by Ryan O’Connor. Journal of Military History. 70(4) (October 2006): 1174-1175.

Torrealba, José. Open Secrets / a documentary film by director José Torrealba, based on Paul Jackson’s thesis, “Courting Homosexuals in the Military.” Ottawa: National Film Board of Canada, 2004. UB418.G38 O64 2003 52 minutes

Interviewees include: Bert Sutcliffe, Ralph Wormleighton, Henri Di Piero, Bob Grimson and Bill Dunstan (of the WWII group Tin Hats)

See  NFB synopsis


Jackson, P. The Experience of Military Service for Lesbians and Gay Men. Kingston, ON: Canadian Forces Leadership Institute, 2003. 35 p. (CFLI Contract Research Report #CR02-0614c).


Jackson, P. The Military Closet: Sexual Orientation and the Canadian Forces. Kingston, ON: Canadian Forces Leadership Institute, 2003. 37 p. (CFLI Contract Research Report #CR02-0614b)


Jackson, P. Postwar Policy: The Rise and Fall of Psychiatry. Kingston, ON: Canadian Forces Leadership Institute, 2003. 29 p. (CFLI Contract Research Report #CR02-0614a)


Kukla, Elisa. “Gay POWs protected.” Xtra! (Toronto) November 2, 2000 On Jackson’s study of German gay prisoners during World War II.


Riordon, Michael. “No life like it: investigating gay military history? Look for the suicide records.” Xtra! (Toronto) July 13, 2000. On Paul Jackson’s research into Canadian military history during WWII.