Whether it’s economics, geopolitics, or international security and terrorism, few people have a better understanding of global issues than Professor Janice Gross Stein. Her dynamic discussion promises to provide a unique perspective into what’s really happening around the world and what it means to us personally and professionally. Professor Stein’s webcast will help us connect the dots regarding key events and will also provide a look at the big picture. These long term perspectives are aimed to assist business leaders to start thinking about what their businesses may look like in the future.
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Janice was the first woman graduate student at Yale University, where she received her Master’s Degree. She completed her undergraduate studies and earned her PhD at McGill.
Prof. Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the Founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs 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 is the co-author, with Eugene Lang, of the prize-winning work, The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar, and her most recent book is Diplomacy in the Digital Age.
Professor Stein 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, and 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.
In the media, she has provided commentary for networks such as CBC, CTV, TVO and CNN, and columns and comment for The Globe and Mail and The National Post.
Professor Stein’s talk promises to leave us with a better understanding of current global issues, a clear vision of the future and what it means for us.