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  • Professor Emeritus David Laidler: 2015 Thomas Guggenheim Prize Recipient

  • Professor Lars Stentoft: CRC Research Chair in Financial Econometrics

  • Professor Salvador Navarro: W. Glenn Campbell Fellow - 2015-2020


Ronald J. Wonnacott – Officer of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Ron Wonnacott who has been added to the long list of distinguished men and women as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Professor Wonnacott, who has an impressive list of honours including Royal Society of Canada in 1983, is being recognized for his work in free trade. He began his career at Western in 1958 and obtained his current title as Professor Emeritus in 1996.  See Faculty of Social Science News and Updates and The Globe and Mail.

Glenn Stevens Awarded Companion (AC) in General Division of Order of Australia

Glenn Stevens (MA 1985), Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia for the past decade, will retire in September and has been awarded a Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia as part of the Queen’s birthday honours. He is one of 13 people to be awarded the AC this year for “achievement and merit of the highest degree in eminent service to Australia or to humanity at large”. (See St. George & Sutherland Shire Leader.)

Trent Stangl Appointed to Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI)

Trent Stangl (MA 1991), Senior Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations at Crescent Point Energy since January 2016, has been appointed to the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI). Mr. Stangl has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1991 in a variety of roles. (See the Business Wire.)

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