Massey College and the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Margaret Biggs as the 2019/2020 Bill Graham Centre/Massey College Resident Visiting Scholar in Foreign and Defence Policy.
Dr. Biggs is the second Graham/Massey Fellow, following Mathew Fisher, a distinguished defence and war correspondent, in 2018/2019.
Dr. Biggs is the Chair of the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa and a former President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). She served in the past as Deputy Secretary to the Federal Cabinet (Priorities and Planning) and was Co-chair of the China Council on International Cooperation on Environment and Development. She was also the co-lead on the report "Towards 2030: Building Canada's Engagement with Global Sustainable Development" with John W. McArthur. Dr. Biggs is a graduate of University of British Columbia and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.
Dr. Biggs will begin her fellowship in the fall of 2019.