The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

Professor Margaret MacMillan Awarded U of T Honorary Degree

February 23, 2017

Professor Margaret MacMillan, a member of the Department of History, will be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of Toronto in a spring convocation ceremony.  Among the other fifteen recipients for honorary degrees are political and cultural leaders in the Indigenous community, internationally-recognized lawyers and advocates as well as a Nobel Prize winner. 

We are pleased to share the news that in fall 2017, Professor MacMillan and Professor Robert Bothwell will be co-teaching HIS401Y: History of the Cold War.

Margaret O. MacMillan – A distinguished historian, she is renowned both for her academic work and as a public intellectual. She is best known for her award-winning book, Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World, which examined the diplomatic aftermath of the First World War. Her most recent book is History’s People: Personality and History. She is currently warden of St. Antony’s College and a professor of international history, University of Oxford (she is on leave from U of T's department of history).  She is also a graduate and former provost of Trinity College.


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