Myer Siemiatycki

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Professor Emeritus Faculty of Arts Department of Politics and Public Administration Toronto, Ontario msiemiat@ryerson.ca Fluent in French

Bio/Research

Myer Siemiatycki is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University, which he served as Chair from 1991 to 1996. He received his B.A. from McGill University, his M.A. from University of Sussex (UK), and his Ph.D. from York University (Canada).


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Bio/Research

Myer Siemiatycki is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University, which he served as Chair from 1991 to 1996. He received his B.A. from McGill University, his M.A. from University of Sussex (UK), and his Ph.D. from York University (Canada).

A member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Myer was the founding Director (2004-2008) of the Interdisciplinary MA program in Immigration and Settlement Studies.

In 2012, Dr. Siemiatycki was appointed as the first Jack Layton Chair, opens in new window, a position he held until 2015.

Myer is a frequent media commentator on political matters. His career achievements include: Distinguished Educator Award, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (1992); Ryerson Popular Professor Citation, Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities (2003 thru 2006 inclusive): Research Domain Leader, the Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration & Settlement (2001-06), Ryerson University Faculty Service Award. Active in the Ryerson community, Myer has contributed to organizing such campus events as the Ryerson Union Fair, and Ryerson Holocaust Education Programming.

Three decades of teaching at Ryerson have passed quickly, but not fond recollection of fine students I have known.


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Media Relations

Irina Vukosavic
Media Relations Officer
irina.vukosavic@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 557926

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Media Relations

Irina Vukosavic
Media Relations Officer
irina.vukosavic@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 557926

Karen Benner
Associate Director, University Communications
karen.benner@ryerson.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 3494

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