||Internationally known for
his work on the World War I period, Wilson taught courses on
"Europe at War, 1914-1918" and "War in the Twentieth Century.
|A native of Auckland, New
Zealand, Wilson received his master's degree from Auckland
University and received his doctoral degree from Oxford
University where he was a joint winner of the Gilbert Campion
| He has been a professor
and lecturer at Canterbury University and Manchester University
and has been a Commonwealth Fellow at St. John's College,
Cambridge; a Visiting Fellow at Australian National University;
an Academic Visitor at the London School of Economics, and a
Visiting Fellow at Magdalen College. Oxford. He also served as a
Nuffield Dominion Traveling Fellow.
|| Wilson was honored as a
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the
Australian Academy of the Humanities.
|| He has written several
articles and books including The Downfall of the Liberal Party
1914-1935, The Political Diaries of C. P. Scott, and The Myriad
Faces of War: Britain and the Great War 1914-1918.
|| Wilson is co-authoring
another book titled Military Command on the Western Front: A
case study of the career of General Sir Henry Rawlinson,
1914-1918, which is scheduled to be published in 1990.
|| He also delivered the
keynote lecture for the Conference on the First World War held
in 1988 at Texas A&M University.