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McGill Reporter
May 27, 2004 - Volume 36 Number 17
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Professors Emeriti

Stanley Brice Frost
BD, MTh (University of London), PhD (University of Marburg)

In 1956, Frost came from England to the then Faculty of Divinity, where he contributed through excellent teaching and publication on the Old Testament. In 1957 he became dean of Divinity and, in 1963, dean of Graduate Studies and Research. Between 1969 and 1974 he was Vice-Principal (Administration and Professional Faculties). In 1975, Frost became the first director of the History of McGill Project. As the University's official historian, he produced the two-volume McGill University: For the Advancement of Learning, followed by biographies of Principal Cyril James and the university's founder, James McGill.

Robert L. Carroll, frsc, fls
BSc (Michigan State University), MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Carroll, an evolutionary biologist, has integrated knowledge of fossil and living vertebrates with earth history and evolution to gain a better understanding of the patterns and processes reflected in the history of life. He recently received the Miller Medal of the Royal Society of Canada and an honorary membership in the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Science Magazine wrote, "Our next generation of scientists would do well to train themselves as Carroll has done in order to fulfill his vision of what integrative vertebrate biology can become."

John Michael Dealy, frsc, fcae
BSChE (University of Kansas), MSE, PhD (University of Michigan)

Dealy joined the Department of Chemical Engineering in 1964. Appointed chair in 1993, he was selected one year later as dean of the Faculty of Engineering. While dean he oversaw extensive renovations to the Adams, McConnell and Macdonald Engineering Buildings. Founder of the Canadian Society of Rheology, and president of the American Society of Rheology, Dealy received the latter's Bingham Medal. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dealy recieved the Faculty's Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Musa Kamal, frsc, fcic
BS (University of Illinois), MEng, PhD (Carnegie-Mellon University)

In 1967, Kamal joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, and has served as departmental chair, co-founder and director of Polymer McGill, acting director of McGill International and director of the Brace Research Institute. He holds seven United States patents and co-authored 270 publications. His awards include the Society of Plastics Industry's CANPLAST, the Kuwait Prize and the Society of Chemical Industry's Purvis Memorial Award. A fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he was recently inducted into the Polymer Processing Hall of Fame.

Shew-Kuey (Tommy) Mark
BSc, MSc, PhD (McGill University)
W.C. Macdonald Professor of Physics

Mark is regarded as one of the "iron men" of our university, with a long track record of success in experimental nuclear physics. Early in his career, Mark studied nuclear structure and nuclear reaction mechanisms through beta decay excitations using McGill's 100MeV cyclotron proton beam. Later, as director of the Foster Radiation Laboratory, he steered McGill's nuclear research to a new focus on unstable nuclei. He later moved to the new field of relativistic heavy-ions. In 2002, he was named the W.C. Macdonald Professor of Physics.

Blema Steinberg
BA (McGill University), MA (Cornell University), PhD (McGill University)

Steinberg is a highly regarded academic whose career success results from two different, yet complementary, facets. As an expert on foreign policy in the Department of Political Science, she focused on the characteristics of decision-makers. She then earned a diploma in psychoanalysis, which further enhanced her research. She brought together the two disciplines by offering the first graduate seminar of the psychological dimensions of international relations. She was an affiliate with the Department of Psychiatry as well as a private practitioner.

Radoslav Zuk, fraic, frsa
BArch (McGill University), MArch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Zuk joined McGill's School of Architecture in 1966. His commitment to teaching and the quality of his courses was recognized with the Faculty of Engineering's Ida and Samuel Fromson Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2001. A practicing architect, Zuk's buildings are known for their power and serenity. His work continues to draw international acclaim and has been recognized with many professional distinctions, including Canada's highest architectural design award, the Governor General's Medal for Architecture in 1986.

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