Spring 2019 Convocation Honorary Degree recipients announced


Published: 23Apr2019

Giants in their respective fields, this year’s Hon Docs have blazed trails in everything from poetry and theoretical physics to jazz guitar and human rights.

The Honorary Doctorates in Arts include: 

Michael Harris
B.A. (Sir George Williams University), M.A. (Concordia University)

Michael Harris has made a lifetime commitment to the Canadian literary scene, having a profound impact on the development of poetry in Canada.

Margaret MacMillan, O.C., C.C., C.H.
B.A. (University of Toronto), B.Phil., D.Phil. (Oxford University)

A leading world scholar on history and international relations, Margaret Olwen MacMillan is an insightful author whose work engages experts and is compelling to general audiences.

Paul Farmer
B.A. (Duke University), M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard University)

Paul Farmer, medical anthropologist and board-certified physician in internal medicine and infectious diseases, has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest people.

Read more about each honouree here: McGill Reporter.