2015 Winners

Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce
(BA 1876 UC) (MA 1877 Toronto) (MD 1886 Toronto)

Physician Peter Henderson Bryce was a leader in public health, and an early advocate for Aboriginal children in... Read more...

Rivi Frankle
(BA 1968 UC)

Leading advancement professional and consultant Rivi Frankle has made a career out of helping institutions connect... Read more...

Prof. Erving Goffman
(BA 1945 UC) (MA 1949 Chicago) (PhD 1953 Chicago)

Canadian-born sociologist Erving Goffman was considered the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth... Read more...

Naomi Kikoler
Naomi Kikoler
(BA 2002 UC) (MSc 2003 Oxford) (LLB 2007 McGill)

Naomi Kikoler is a leading expert and strategist on mass atrocity prevention, international human rights advocacy,... Read more...

Gail Dexter Lord
Gail Dexter Lord
(BA 1968 UC)

Gail Dexter Lord is one of the world’s foremost museum, gallery, and cultural planners. Her company, the Toronto-... Read more...

Prof. Giuseppe Mazzotta
Prof. Giuseppe Mazzotta
(BA 1965 UC) (MA 1966 Toronto) (PhD 1969 Cornell)

Originally from Italy, Giuseppe Mazzotta came to Canada as a child. While he spoke no English at first, through... Read more...

Dr. John McCrae
Lt.-Col. John McCrae
(BA 1894 UC) (MD 1898 Toronto)

Physician, army officer, and poet John McCrae is the author of the celebrated World War I poem “In Flanders Fields... Read more...

Mary Krug Ndlovu
Mary Krug Ndlovu
(BA 1964 UC) (BEd 1970 OISE)

Human rights advocate Mary Krug Ndlovu has dedicated close to 50 years of her life to the betterment of living... Read more...

Prof. Annabel Patterson
Prof. Annabel Patterson
(BA 1961 UC) (MA 1963 London) (PhD 1965 London)

Distinguished scholar Annabel Patterson is the Sterling Professor Emerita of English at Yale University. An expert... Read more...

The Hon. Romain W. Pitt
The Hon. Romain W. Pitt
(BA 1959 UC) (LLB 1963 Toronto)

Pioneering lawyer Roman Pitt is a retired judge of the Ontario Superior Court Justice. Upon being called to the bar... Read more...

Dr. Vivian Rambihar
Dr. Vivian Rambihar
(BSc 1972 UC) (MD 1975 McMaster)

Cardiologist Vivian Rambihar is a pioneer in diversity and health, studying immigrant health, particularly for... Read more...

The Hon. James M. Spence
The Hon. James M. Spence
(BA 1962 UC) (JD 1966 Toronto) (LLD 2001 Law Society of Upper Canada)

James Spence is a recently retired judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, and a former president of the... Read more...

Cheryl Wagner
Cheryl Wagner
(BA 1970 UC)

Gemini- and Emmy-award winning children’s television producer Cheryl Wagner has entertained generations of children... Read more...

Prof. Zena Werb
(BSc 1966 UC) (PhD 1971 The Rockefeller University)

Distinguished scientist Zena Werb is Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Anatomy at the University of... Read more...

The Hon. Marvin Zuker
(BA 1963 UC) (LLB 1966 Osgoode) (MEd 1971 OISE)

Justice Marvin Zuker is a 30-year veteran of the Family Court of the Ontario Court of Justice, and an Associate... Read more...