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Order of Canada recipients David Dodge and D.G. Jones

 
2008-01-07

Queen’s Board of Trustees member and Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge (BA ’65), and poet, translator and teacher Douglas Gordon (D.G.) Jones (MA '54) have recently been named Officers of the Order of Canada.

The second highest honour of the Order, this appointment recognizes Dr. Dodge for his contributions to public service and Canadian monetary policy.

He received a bachelor’s degree (Honours) from Queen’s and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University (1972).

Among his academic appointments Dr. Dodge served as assistant professor of Economics at Queen’s and director of the International Economics Program of the Institute for Research on Public Policy.

From 1998 until he was appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada he served as the Deputy Minister of Health.

Appointed in 2001 for a seven year term, he is set to retire from the Bank of Canada on January 31, 2008.

Mr. Jones is a Canadian teacher, translator, and poet, who retired in 1994. He is recognized for his contributions to Canadian literature as an influential poet, mentor, editor and translator. 

His many awards include the Governor General's Award for hos work titled Under the Thunder the Flowers Light Up the Earth, and the Governor General's Award for Translation.

Peter Aucoin  (PhD’72) is appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Aucoin is recognized for his contributions as a leading political scientist and advisor to government bodies, specializing in the areas of public administration and political governance.

He is currently a professor of Political Science at Dalhousie University, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Senior Fellow of the Canada School of Public Service, Government of Canada.

 These appointments have been in effect since October 25, 2007.

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