Carl Bouchard is a tenured professor in the department of history at the University of Montréal. His work focuses on the idea of peace, its representation, and conceptualization, especially through the writings of “ordinary people” and their correspondence with political authorities and international organizations. He is the author of: Le citoyen et l’ordre mondial, 1914-1919. Le rêve d’une paix durable au lendemain de la Grande Guerre, en France, en Grande-Bretagne et aux États-Unis (Paris, A. Pedone, 2008), Cher Monsieur le Président. Quand les Français écrivaient à Woodrow Wilson (1918-1919) (Ceyzérieu, Champ Vallon, 2015) and with Norman Ingram, Beyond the Great War: Making Peace in a Disordered World (Toronto, Toronto University Press, 2022).