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.
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.