Dosman, Edgar J.

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Dosman, Edgar J.

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Edgar J. Dosman (1941-) was born in Annaheim, Saskatchewan and earned his BA at the University of Saskatchewan and University of Munich in 1963. He was earned an MA from University College in 1965, and his PhD from Harvard University in 1970. Dosman began his teaching career as a special lecturer at the University of Saskatchewan in 1968 and went on to join York University's department of political science in 1970, being promoted to full professor in 1990. He is currently Professor Emeritus, and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) at York University. During his academic career he has served on numerous projects and committees, both at York and at other academic institutions. Throughout his career his research interests have focused on international development thought, Western hemisphere studies, Canadian foreign and public policy, and regional conflict management (Central America / southern Africa). Dosman has been internationally recognized for his biography of Raul Prebisch, "The Life and Times of Raúl Prebisch, 1901-1986" (2008), and lauded for his work in promoting academic and cultural ties between Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2015 for his studies in Latin American history and politics.


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2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2014/07/23 Last updated.
2020/04/28 E. Corbett-Nicholson. Added VIAF and date of existence.


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