Opening Remarks

Dr. George MacLean

Vice-President Academic, University of New Brunswick

Dr. George A. MacLean is Vice President Academic and Professor of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick. He is a specialist in International Politics, focusing on foreign policy, political economy, and security.

Prior to arriving at the University of New Brunswick in 2014, he was a Professor of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba, where he held adjunct appointments in the Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, served as Department Head from 2005-2011, and Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, from 2011-2014. He was listed by Maclean’s magazine as one of the top profs at UManitoba.

Recipient of multiple awards for teaching and research, MacLean is the author, co-author, or editor of eight books. He has published extensively in Canada and abroad, presented lectures in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Europe, and Asia. He has been contracted with the Canadian Government on matters of foreign and security policy and has appeared before Senate and House of Commons hearings.

Dr. Drew Rendall

Dean of Graduate Studies, University of New Brunswick

Dr. Drew Rendall is the Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. From 1999-2015, Dr. Rendall was a Professor at the University of Lethbridge in the Department of Psychology with the Behaviour and Evolution Research Group. He has an extensive background in research and science, with a focus on behavioural science, cognitive science, and evolutionary psychology.

Closing remarks

Dr. H.E.A. (Eddy) Campbell

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick

Dr. H.E.A. (Eddy) Campbell is the 18th president and vice-chancellor of the University of New Brunswick, Canada’s oldest English-language university. An internationally recognized professor of mathematics, Dr. Campbell holds two degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

In addition to his role as president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Campbell is a professor in the department of mathematics and statistics and continues to maintain an active research career including the supervision of graduate and post-doctoral students. Dr. Campbell’s main research interest is the invariant theory of finite groups