Research Leadership Chairs

Research Leadership Chairs recognize research excellence of mid- to late-career-stage faculty who have proven records of distinguished and sustained scholarly work. Research Leadership Chairs are prominent researchers who have received significant recognition on both a national and international level.

Currently, the University of Guelph Research Leadership Chairs are:

2021

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Leah Bent
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
CBS
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Dorothee Bienzle
Pathobiology
OVC
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Myrna Dawson
Sociology and Anthropology
CSAHS
 
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Hafiz Maherali
Integrative Biology
CBS
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Dorothy Odartey-Wellington
School of Languages and Literatures
COA
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Ann Pegoraro
School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management
LANG
 
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Eric Poisson
Physics
CEPS
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Kathryn Preuss
Chemistry
CEPS
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Robin Roth
Geography, Environment and Geomatics
CSAHS
 
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Jan Sargeant
Population Medicine
OVC
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Norman Smith
History
COA
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Claudia Wagner Riddle
School of Environmental Sciences
OAC
 
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Tina Widowski
Animal Biosciences
OAC
 

2019

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Towhidul Islam
Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies
CBE
 

2017

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Emma Allen-Vercoe
Molecular and Cellular Biology
CBS
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Stephen Henighan
School of Languages & Literatures
COA
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Rene Kirkegaard
Department of Economics and Finance
CBE
 
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David Ma
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
CBS
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David MacDonald
Department of Political Science
CSAHS
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Ed McBean
School of Engineering
CEPS
 
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Amar Mohanty
Plant Agriculture
OAC
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Shayan Sharif
Pathobiology
OVC
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Alfons Weersink
Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
OAC