UPDATED ON: Saturday, August 07, 2010
Dr. Munir Sheikh,
Distinguished Fellow and Adjunct Professor
From The Globe and Mail
The School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Munir Sheikh as a Distinguished Fellow and Adjunct Professor in the School. In this role, Dr. Sheikh will contribute to the research, teaching and outreach activities of the School. Dr. Sheikh has completed a distinguished 38-year career in the Public Service of Canada where he served in many key senior positions in the Department of Finance, the Privy Council Office and other departments. He has served as Deputy Minister of Labour and, most recently, as Chief Statistician of Canada. Dr. Sheikh holds a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario and has taught at both the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.
The School of Policy Studies is a Canadian leader in advanced education, research, debate and interaction with the non-academic world in the fields of public administration and industrial relations. Dr. Sheikh’s appointment is supported by the “Stauffer Visitorship” in the School, which is made possible by a generous endowment from the Joseph S. Stauffer Foundation.