John English is founding Director of The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History. He taught history for many years at the University of Waterloo, was Member of Parliament for Kitchener from 1993-1997, and former General Editor of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. His works of Canadian political and diplomatic history include biographies of Lester Pearson and Pierre Trudeau, and most recently a history of Arctic sovereignty entitled Ice and Water: Politics, Peoples, and the Arctic Council.
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Jack Cunningham holds a BA in English and an MA in History from the University of Calgary and a PhD in History from the University of Toronto. His dissertation dealt with Anglo-American nuclear relations in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Jack’s research and teaching interests include nuclear strategy, counterinsurgency warfare, and American, British, and Canadian foreign policy. He has been Program Coordinator of The Bill Graham Centre since 2011, and has contributed numerous book reviews to the International Journal. His current projects include a collection of conference papers comparing the Australian and Canadian experiences in Afghanistan.
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The Hon. Bill Graham was Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre-Rosedale, then Toronto Centre, from 1993 to 2007. Prior to entering politics, he practiced law with the firm Fasken Martineau and taught in the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. For six years he was chairman of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and subsequently served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002-2004 and Minister of National Defence from 2004-2006. In 2006, he was Leader of the Opposition and Interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. He is currently Chancellor of Trinity College in the University of Toronto and a member of The Bill Graham Centre Advisory Board.
Robert Bothwell has taught history at the University of Toronto since 1970, and is the author of major works on Canadian political and diplomatic history. He has served as Director of the International Relations Program at Trinity College, where he holds the May Gluskin Chair in Canadian History. He has been a co-editor and editor of the Canadian Historical Review (1972-80). He is the author or co-author of numerous books, including C.D. Howe (1979), Canada 1900-1945 (1987), Canada Since 1945 (1989), Pirouette (1990), Our Century (2000), Eldorado (1984), Nucleus (1989), Canada and the United States (1992), Canada and Quebec (1995), The Big Chill (1998),The Penguin History of Canada (2006), and Alliance and Illusion (2007).
Dr. Mairi MacDonald became the Director of the International Relations Program at the University of Toronto in July 2011. She is a historian with a particular interest in the international relations of, and relating to, Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Before getting her PhD from the University of Toronto in 2009, Dr. MacDonald was a lawyer and policy consultant specializing in the regulation of the Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) sector. She has worked with companies, governments and non-profits in Canada, Europe and francophone Africa.
Professor Margaret MacMillan became the fifth Warden of St Antony’s College in July 2007. Prior to taking on the Wardenship, Professor MacMillan was Provost of Trinity College and professor of History at the University of Toronto. She was educated at the University of Toronto (Honours B.A. in History) and at St Hilda’s College, and St Antony’s College, Oxford University (BPhil in Politics and DPhil). From 1975 until 2002 she was a member of the History Department at Ryerson University in Toronto and she also served as Chair of the Department. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto, a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust, and sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, the Scholars Council of the Library of Congress, and the editorial boards of Global Affairs, International History, and First World War Studies.
Mayo Moran joined Trinity College on July 1, 2014 as the college’s 15th Provost. Moran completed her LLB at McGill University (1990) and subsequently obtained an LLM from the University of Michigan (1992) and an SJD from the University of Toronto (1999). She attended the University of British Columbia for her BA (1980, English and Sociology) and teacher training (1981) and subsequently taught at a secondary school in Prince George, British Columbia before attending law school. Mayo has published extensively in comparative constitutional law, private law, and legal and feminist theory. In 2006 she was appointed Dean and James Marshall Tory Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law University of Toronto, a position she held until 2014, when she became Provost of Trinity College. She also currently teaches first-year tort law at the Faculty of Law.
Janice Gross Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was the Massey Lecturer in 2001 and a Trudeau Fellow. She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for an outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She has received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta, the University of Cape Breton, McMaster University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario.
Nicholas Terpstra is currently working on a project to produce a digital map of sixteenth century Florence. His books include Religious Refugees in the Early Modern World (Cambridge: 2015), Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of Poor Relief in Renaissance Italy (Harvard: 2013) which won the Marraro Prize of the American Historical Association and the Goodhart Gordan Prize of the Renaissance Society of America, Lost Girls: Sex and Death in Renaissance Florence (Johns Hopkins: 2010), Abandoned Children of the Italian Renaissance: Orphan Care in Florence and Bologna (Johns Hopkins: 2005), and Lay Confraternities and Civic Religion in Renaissance Bologna(Cambridge: 1995), which was awarded the Marraro Prize of the Society for Italian Historical Studies.
Ronald W. Pruessen is the Munk School’s Director for International Partnerships & Research and former Chair of the Department of History. His primary research and teaching interests are in 20th century U.S. foreign policy and international relations. Early work focused on the Cold War (e.g., John Foster Dulles: To the Threshold, 1888-1952), but attention to both transatlantic relations and U.S.-China tensions evolved toward the over-arching global perspectives of post-1945 U.S. policy makers as well as the historical roots of “globalization.”
Professor Stephen J. Toope took over as Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs on January 1, 2015. Before joining the Munk School, Professor Toope was President of the University of British Columbia from 2006 to 2014. He represented Western Europe and North America on the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances from 2002-2007. He continues to conduct research on many aspects of international law and is currently working on issues of continuity and change in international law, and the origins of international obligation in international society. His most recent book, with Jutta Brunnée, is Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account, which won the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for Creative Scholarship.
Louis W. Pauly, Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, has held the Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Governance since 2002. As Director of the Centre for International Studies from 1997 to 2011, he helped build what is now the Munk School of Global Affairs, where he remains a member of the faculty. A graduate of Cornell University, the London School of Economics, New York University, and Fordham University, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Senior Fellow of Massey College, a Fellow of Trinity College (Toronto), and an affiliated faculty member of the U of T’s School of Public Policy and Governance. He has held visiting positions at Oxford University, Northwestern University, Osaka City University, the University of Munich, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, and the Brookings Institution. With Emanuel Adler, from 2007 to 2012 he edited International Organization, the top-ranked journal in the fields of international relations and international political economy.