Robert William Dewar Boyce (born 1943, Montreal) was (until his retirement) a Senior Lecturer in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His main fields of interest are French external relations in the twentieth century, the role of economics, business and banking in modern international relations, Canadian external relations since 1900, and the modern history of international communications.
Boyce earned his BA from Wilfrid Laurier University, his MA from the Institute of United States Studies, and his PhD from the London School of Economics. After completing his PhD, he was a Research Associate at the LSE Centre for International Studies before joining the Department of International History as a lecturer in 1977. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto and the University of Paris IV: Paris-Sorbonne.
He has made a significant number of publications in academic journals and has also edited and translated several books. He also lectures in the controversial subject of the European Civil War.