Professor Soares was the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in North American Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in Fall 2010. He consulted on the film Red Army (2015).
This book project tells the story of international ice hockey during the Cold War in Canada, the United States, the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. It shows how hockey programs helped to create national identities while serving as a form of psychological warfare and cultural diplomacy.
Or, to quote Canadian Will Ferguson: "Remember, hockey is not a metaphor for war; war is a metaphor for hockey." You can listen here:
M. Phil. History, George Washington University
B.A. International Relations, University of Virginia
Linda Przybyszewski, PhD