Professor Richard Johnston receives Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Richard Johnston has been named the winner of the Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Politics Section of American Political Science Association (APSA). The Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes scholarship and leadership in bringing the study of Canadian Politics to the international political science community.

Congratulations Richard!

Previous winners include:
2016  Keith Banting, Queen’s University

2015  Lawrence LeDuc, University of Toronto

2014  Sylvia Bashevkin, University of Toronto

2014  Charles Doran Sr., Johns Hopkins University

2013  R. Kenneth Carty, University of British Columbia

2012  Peter Russell, University of Toronto

2011  Allan Kornberg, Duke University

2011  John Courtney, University of Saskatchewan

2010  Jill Vickers, Carleton University


Richard Johnston (PhD Stanford) holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation. He has also taught at the University of Toronto, the California Institute of Technology, Harvard University (Mackenzie King chair, 1994-5), and the University of Pennsylvania. He has held visiting fellowships at Queen’s University at Kingston, the Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES), and the Australian National University. From 2009 to 2012, he was a Marie Curie Research Fellow attached to the European University Institute.