Stephen Lewis is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University. He is the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. He served as the UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, and as Canada's ambassador to the UN. Mr. Lewis was leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party (1970-1978), during which time he became leader of the Official Opposition. He holds 34 honorary degrees from Canadian universities, and he is married to journalist Michele Landsberg (BA 1962 UC).
Dr. Stephen Lewis
Companion of the Order of Canada