Ian Greene has the title of University Professor at York University in Toronto, Canada, and as of July, 2013, is semi-retired. He is a member of the School of Public Policy and Administration, and has taught at York University since 1985. Prior to this, he worked for the Government of Alberta for four years, and taught at the University of Lethbridge. He has published six books and numerous articles. He is married to Eilonwy Morgan; they have three children. (More professional and personal details appear below.)
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On the home front, Ian and his wife Eilonwy Morgan, who is a
Accountant. They have three children -- Christina
(22), Philip (20) and Girum (12). Both Christina and Philip
formerly attended the High
Park Alternative School (highly recommended). Christina and Philip are graduates of Humberside
Collegiate. Girum attended the Indian Road Crescent
School, and is now at Runnymede Public School. Girum attends St.
Martin's Sunday School, where Phil and Christina sometimes help with events. Ian was one of the choir leaders at
the High Park Alternative School, and was a Sunday School
at St. Martin's. Christina was born just in time for Ian to take
his sabbatical at Clare Hall
in Cambridge, England in 1992. The family returned to Clare hall
during the summer of 2000; the hardest part for everyone was
Clare Hall is a family-oriented college, and once again, all of us made
friends from all over the world. Ian is delighted that the
in the Canadian Rockies, and cross-country
skiing, Ian's favourite sports, as well as riding.
As well, all three love playing the
and Phil plays a mean jazz trumpet. Phil and Girum play hockey in the Swansea house league. Christina did competitive dance at Gotta
Dance, and used to be in Pathfinders, and was
a member of the High
Choir and choirs at Humberside. Philip was a Venturer, and used to do Fencing. Girum
was a Scout, and Ian
is an occasional Beaver leader for the Toronto 32nd. (Parents are kept out
of mischief by constant chauffeuring.) The
kids are just starting to get interested in family
history. Eilonwy and Christina participated in the Santa
Parade, 2000, after which the family had their portrait
Our good friend, Onnig Cavoukian, took this more recent family photo in 2009.
Public Policy and Administration Professor at York UniversityIan was a member of the Department of Political Science from 1985, and is now a member of York's School of Public Policy and Administration, which was established in 2006. He was the Master of McLaughlin College at York University from 2004-2009, and again in 2011-12. Here's a short YouTube video about this great College. He was also the Director of the Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law Program from 2006-2009. He has been the Coordinator of the Graduate Diploma in Justice System Administration,and the Graduate Diploma in Democratic Administration. He teaches courses in Canadian public law, the Charter of Rights, judicial administration, program evaluation, political ethics, Canadian government, and public administration. He has been coordinator of York's undergraduate program in public policy and administration, as well as the undergraduate director in the political science department. He was an associate dean in the Faculty of Arts from 1997 to 2000. He has been associate director of York's MPA Programme, and co-director of the professional development LLM programme in administrative law. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Centre for Public Policy and Law. From 2003 to 2004, he was Chair of the York University Senate.
On the research front, Ian's most recent book is The Courts, part of the Canadian Democratic Audit series. He was the principal author of Final Appeal, which was published in 1998 and co-authored with Carl Baar, Peter McCormick, George Szablowski and Martin Thomas. The book analyses decision-making in Canadian appeal courts, and is based on interviews with 101 of Canada s appellate court judges, including 8 of the 9 Supreme Court of Canada judges. Ian's co-authored book with David Shugarman, Honest Politics, was published in March, 1997. His other books are The Charter of Rights (1989), and Judges and Judging (1990), with Peter McCormick. His publisher is James Lorimer & Co. As well, he was a member of the research team, led by Prof. Maureen Mancuso at the University of Guelph, which published A Question of Ethics (Oxford) in 1998. He is currently doing research into the impact of social science and historical evidence on the Supreme Court of Canada. He hopes to complete a new edition of The Charter of Rights soon.
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