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Ronald L. Watts, C.C., D.Phil., LL.D., F.R.S.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ronald L. Watts, C.C., D.Phil., LL.D., F.R.S.C. C.C. Kingston
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada November 15, 2000 December 4, 2001
Principal Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Political Studies at Queen's University, he is recognized internationally as one of the foremost experts on comparative federalism. He is a Fellow and a former Director of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations and has served as an advisor to many existing and developing federal states. Dedicated and committed to quality post-secondary education at home and abroad, he chaired the New Zealand Universities Review Committee. A proponent of Canadian unity, he continues to advance the understanding and value of federalism around the world.
Officer of the Order of Canada December 17, 1979 April 16, 1980
Principal and Vice-chancellor of Queen's University. Eminent scholar, authority on federal political systems, member of the Task Force on Canadian Unity and Chairman of the Council of Ontario Universities.
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