• A Festival of Ideas
  • January to May 2022
  • Guelph

Janice Gross Stein

As one of the world’s leading experts on peace, crisis, and security, Janice Gross Stein is the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science. In 2001, she was the Massey Lecturer and published The Cult of Efficiency. A prolific writer and public intellectual, her other publications include Networks of Knowledge: Innovation in International Learning (2000) and Street Protests and Fantasy Parks (2001). She is a contributor to Canada by Picasso (2006) and the co-author of The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (2007). As a testament to her significant contribution to global affairs, she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario, and a Trudeau Fellow (2001). She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for an outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorates of Law by the University of Alberta, the University of Cape Breton, McMaster University, and Hebrew University.

Janice Gross Stein