Janice Gross Stein, PhD, FRSC, LLD, MOC

A member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario, Janice is currently the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an honorary foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

The author of more than 80 books, chapters and articles on international security, intelligence, peacemaking and public policy, Janice’s recent publications include Networks of Knowledge: Collaborative Innovation in International Learning, The Cult of Efficiency, Street Protests and Fantasy Parks: Globalization, Culture, and the State and Canada by Mondrian. She is also the co-author of the prize-winning The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar. 

Janice was the Massey Lecturer in 2001 and is a Trudeau Fellow. She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for the Arts for outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She has received honorary degrees from the University of Alberta, Cape Breton University and McMaster University.