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April 12, 2012

Research Advisory Group Chair named to Institute's Black Experience Project

The Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Gervan Fearon is joining the project, to serve as Chair of the Research Advisory Group.  Dr. Gervan Fearon is the Dean of The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education and is an Associate Professor with the Department of Economics at Ryerson University.

Dr. Fearon’s career has been shaped by a passion for education and the transformative opportunities it holds for individuals, communities and society, as well as a demonstrated commitment to enhancing the student experience.  He has also taught at York University, the University of Guelph, the University of Toronto, and the University of Western Ontario, as well as served as a visiting scholar at the University of Washington.  He is the recipient of the 2007 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for Atkinson at York University and the 2000 Professor of the Year Award from the Division of Management at the University of Toronto at Scarborough.  Dr. Fearon holds a Ph.D. in economics from The University of Western Ontario and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Guelph.

To learn more about the Black Experience Project, contact Marva Wisdom (Project Director).

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