Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Professor John McGarry (Queen’s Political Studies) has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System, and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. 

This honour has been given by the office of the Governor General of Canada to recognize McGarry's "scholarly contributions to the study of ethnic conflict and for designing governance frameworks that promote peace."

The department would also like to extend congratulations to John McGarry for receiving the Canada Council for the Arts 2016 Molson Prize. The Molson Prize is awarded annually for contributions to the cultural and intellectual heritage of Canada and is given in support of continuing to make such contributions in the future.

McGarry's peace work and scholarly efforts are further being recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award, presented by the International Studies Association’s Ethnicity and Migration Studies section. He will be presented this award jointly with long-time collaborator, Brendan O'Leary at the 2017 ISA Convention.


Read more on the Order of Canada announcement from the Queen's Gazette.
Read more on the Molson Prize a
nnouncement from the Queen's Gazette.
Read more on the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Queen's Gazette.