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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
November 26, 2014

Canadian Excellence

University Research Professor Recipients



The position of University Research Professor was created:
1. to recognize and reward a continuous record of outstanding scholarship or creativity by a full-time member of the Laurier faculty
2. to enable an accomplished scholar or composer to complete a major program or piece of research
3. to emphasize the importance of research at Laurier and to highlight and promote the achievements of our outstanding scholars.

University Research Professor recipients
1988 Ken Hewitt, Geography
1989 Baldev Raj, Economics
1990 Marc Kilgour, Mathematics
1991 Terry Copp, History
1992 Russell Rodrigo, Chemistry
1993 Hamid Noori, Business
1994 Barry Gough, History
1995 James Blackburn, Physics and Computer Science
1997 Ronald Grimes, Religion and Culture
1998 Glenn Buhr, Music
1999 Mathias Guenther, Sociology and Anthropology
2000 Pierre Siklos, Economics
2001 Michael Pratt, Psychology
2002 Barry Boots, Geography and Environmental Studies
2003 Linda Parker, Psychology
2004 Geoffrey Nelson, Psychology
2005 Marek Wartak, Physics and Computer Science
2006 Peter Hatch, Music
2007 Philip Servos, Psychology
2008 Eileen Wood, Psychology
2009 Thomas Hueglin, Political Science

2011Lucy Lee, Biology
1988 Ken Hewitt, Geography
2012 Dmitri Goussev, Chemistry
2013 Juanne Clarke, Sociology
2014 Kaiming Zhao, Mathematics

(Note: Not awarded in 2010)