Bob Chodos

Managing Editor

Bob Chodos has been managing editor of Inroads since 2002. His magazine career began with the groundbreaking Canadian alternative newsmagazine of the 1970s, the Last Post, of which he was one of the founders. He later served as editor of the award-winning Jesuit magazine Compass and of the Canadian Forum, and in various capacities with This Magazine, Voices Across Boundaries and Vox Feminarum. His books include studies of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian influence in the West Indies, Quebec’s relationship with the United States, globalization, the internet and other topics. He has translated more than 20 books from French to English, including, in recent years, the History of Quebec for Dummies and The Canadian Führer, a biography of 1930s fascist leader Adrien Arcand. As a board member of the Canadian Magazine Publishers Association (now Magazines Canada) in the 1990s, he was involved in the consultations that led to the establishment of the Canada Magazine Fund. He has also served on the boards of the National Magazine Awards Foundation and the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund. A native of Montreal, he lives in New Hamburg, Ontario.