Teaches military history, with special emphasis on war and society in the modern age outside of the United States.
Professor MacKenzie regularly offers upper-level undergraduate courses on the Evolution of Warfare (2500 BC to 1500 AD and 1500 AD to the Present), War and Society in Twentieth-Century Europe, The Historian’s Craft (for History Majors), and, on occasion, Twentieth-Century Britain. At the graduate level he offers reading and special topics courses, when requested, on Modern Europe and on War and Society.
His book publications include:
- The Imjin and Kapyong Battles, Korea 1951 (2013)
- British Prisoners of the Korean War (2012)
- Bader's War (2008)
- The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama (2007)
- British War Films, 1939-1945: The Cinema and the Services (2006)
- The Colditz Myth: British Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany (2004)
- Revolutionary Armies in the Modern Era: A Revisionist Approach (1997)
- The Home Guard: A Military and Political History (1995)
- Politics and Military Morale: Current-Affairs Education in the British Army, 1914-1950 (1992)
I am currently working on an analysis of RAF Bomber Command in British feature films and on television, and conducting ongoing research into the British Army in the Korean War.
Professor Mackenzie's c.v. is located here.