Dupre, Stefan

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(1936-2012 )
Political Science (UofT since 1963)

B.A. (University of Ottawa) 1955

 Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government (Harvard University) 1958

Served on the Harvard faculty until 1963 when he joined the Department of Political Economy at the University of Toronto, subsequently chairing this Department from 1970 until 1974. He continued to teach in that Department and, subsequently, offshoot, Political Science, until 1996

1991 2000: appointed President of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research until 2000. He authored or co-authored numerous books and articles on subjects ranging from federal, provincial and local finance to science and technology policy.
Member of the National Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Founding chair of the Ontario Council on University Affairs and subsequently chaired the Ontario Task Force on Financial Institutions and the Royal Commission on Asbestos. He was also an official advisor to the Alberta and the British Columbia Ministries of Advanced Education.
A past President of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, he was a recipient of the Institute's Vanier Medal

Officer of the Order of Canada

Order of Ontario

Honorary degrees from Laval, McMaster, the University of Ottawa, and the University of Toronto.

DSc.Soc., LLD, DU

Darkness at noon: an anthology: reminiscences in honour of J. Stefan Dupré, University of Toronto, October 17, 1997. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1997

Stefan Dupré became the director of the Center for Community and Urban Studies in 1966.