A professor emeritus of Germanic Studies at UBC, Mornin and his wife Lorna Mornin, a former scientist at the university, co-wrote Saints: A Visual Guide (Toronto: Novalis, 2006). He also published Through Alien Eyes: The Visit of the Russian ship Rurik to San Francisco in 1816 and the Men Behind the Visit (New York: Peter Lang, 2002).

[UBC 2004] "Russian"