Pitman Potter and the Institute of Asian Research
Professor Pitman Potter retires on July 1, after 30 years at UBC. Appointed in the Allard School of Law, Professor Potter spent a significant portion of his career at UBC as the Director of the Institute of Asian Research (IAR). Timothy Cheek (current IAR Director) writes to note some of his singular accomplishments and to share the reflections of some of his colleagues from the IAR.
SPPGA Welcomes Professor Heidi Tworek
UBC's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) welcomes Dr. Heidi Tworek as a joint appointment with the Department of History. We spoke to Professor Tworek to learn more about her work and her engagement with MPPGA students and the school.
Meet Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, the new Director of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
UBC welcomes Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane as the new Director of the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts. Professor Macfarlane assumes the role for a five-year term starting July 1st, 2020.