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Professor John McGarry earns one of Canada's top academic honours

Queen’s University professor John McGarry (Political Studies) has won one of five Canada Council Killam Prizes for his research on power-sharing and conflict resolution. The $100,000 Killam Prizes are one of Canada’s most distinguished awards for outstanding career achievements in health sciences, engineering, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Dr. McGarry won the prize in the Social Sciences.

“This is a great honour for me,” says Dr. McGarry, who was born and raised in Northern Ireland. “I think there are many very gifted social scientists in our country, any one of whom could have received this prize, and I feel tremendously fortunate that it has fallen my way.” Read here for full story.