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Ignatieff heads to University of Toronto

Former Liberal leader will teach political science, law, and global affairs

Following his defeat in Monday’s election, Michael Ignatieff will be taking a position as Senior Resident at the University of Toronto’s Massey College. A former Harvard professor and journalist, Ignatieff will hold teaching duties in political science, law, and with the Munk School of Global Affairs. Massey is an interdisciplinary graduate school with 60 students and a dozen Senior Residents. In a press release, the College noted that “It has been a tradition for some time to offer the position to political leaders making transitions in their professional lives. In the past 15 years, three outstanding Canadians have been Senior Residents: the former prime minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Pierre Trudeau; the former premier of Ontario, the Hon. Bob Rae; and the former leader of the federal Reform Party, Mr. Preston Manning.”

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