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Dr. Stephen Randall honoured with a Career Achievement Award

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Former LARC Director, Dr. Stephen Randall was recognized for his career achievements during the recent Internationalization Achievement Awards. 

Dr. Randall was among the internationalization champions honoured at the event. These awards celebrate outstanding contributions of University of Calgary students, faculty, staff and community members in progressing the institutional commitment to excellence in internationalization, and achieving the goals set in the UCalgary’s International Strategy.

Dr. Randall is Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary. He served as Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (1994-2006). He held previous appointments at McGill University (1974-1989) and the University of Toronto (1971-1974). He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; holds the Order of Merit, Grand Cross and Order of San Carlos from Colombia

He has worked on and in Colombia since the late 1960s. His most recent books are: United States foreign oil policy since World War I. (2005); the authorized biography of Alfonso López Michelsen, President of Colombia (1974-1978) by Villegas Editores in Bogotá (2007). His study of Colombian-American relations: Frente a La Estrella Polar was published by Random House Colombia in Spanish in 2017.

“The internationalization achievement awards is a great opportunity to celebrate some of our international champions and thank them for their commitment and dedication to internationalization on our campus, in our city and around the world,” said Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, vice-provost (international).

With information from UToday