Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Doctor of Science, honoris causa PhD (Institut Pasteur and University of Science, Paris) Health Sciences Convocation, Tuesday, May 28, 2 p.m. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is one of the world’s foremost virologists and social leaders in the field whose work has had an immeasurable impact on science, medicine, and human health. Professor at the Institut […]

Robert Deluce

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Robert Deluce, Doctor of Science, honoris causa BSc (McGill University) Faculty of Science, Monday, May 27, 2 p.m. Growing up in White River, Ontario, Robert Deluce was destined for great heights from the start. His father, a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War, formed White River Air Service in […]

Matthew S. Meselson

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Matthew S. Meselson, Doctor of Science, honoris causa PhB (University of Chicago), PhD (California Institute of Technology) Faculty of Science, Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. Matthew Meselson is the Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences at Harvard University. Throughout his career Professor Meselson has been involved in elucidating fundamental principles of genetics and […]

Calestous Juma

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Calestous Juma, Doctor of Science, honoris causa MSc, PhD (Sussex University) Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Monday, June 3, 10:30 a.m.  Professor of the Practice of International Development and director of the Belfer Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project at Harvard University, Calestous Juma is an internationally recognized authority in the application of science […]

Judith Butler

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Judith Butler, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa BA, MA MPhil, PhD (Yale University) Faculty of Arts, Thursday, May 30, 10 a.m. Judith Butler is one of the leading philosophers, theorists of gender and sexuality, and public intellectuals of our time.  Currently the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the […]

Sally Engle Merry

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Sally Engle Merry, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa BA (Wellesley College), MA (Yale University), PhD (Brandeis University) Faculty of Law, Friday, May 31, 10 a.m. Sally Engle Merry is among the most distinguished law and society scholars in the world today and the leading legal anthropologist in the USA. With outstanding scholarship on human rights, […]

Claude Montmarquette

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Claude Montmarquette, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa BSc, MSc (Université de Montréal), MA, PhD (University of Chicago) Faculty of Arts, Thursday, May 30, 2 p.m. Claude Montmarquette is president, chief executive officer, and vice-president of Public Policy at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherché en analyse des organisations (CIRANO). He is an elected fellow of the […]

Nana Mouskouri

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Nana Mouskouri, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa Faculty of Arts, Thursday, May 30, 10 a.m. Nana Mouskouri is one of the best-selling female artists of all time. In her international career, which spans over 50 years, she has achieved phenomenal success worldwide.  She has recorded more than 1,500 songs in eight languages, has sold over […]

Darren Entwistle

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Darren Entwistle, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa BComm (Concordia), MBA (McGill University) Desautels Faculty of Management, Wednesday, May 29, 2 p.m. President and chief executive officer of TELUS since 2000, Darren Entwistle is the longest-serving CEO amongst global telecommunications companies. Under his leadership, TELUS developed a successful, long-term growth strategy that evolved the company from […]

Adam Gopnik

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Adam Gopnik, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa BA (McGill University), MA (New York University) Faculty of Education, Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. A 21st century renaissance man with deep roots in Montreal and at McGill, Adam Gopnik has been a prolific staff writer at The New Yorker magazine since 1987, including a decade as its […]