Recipient of the Canada 150 Citizenship Award for Thought Leadership

| 06/12/2017


Howard Doughty

Howard A. Doughty has been a post-secondary teacher for 48 years at Seneca College, where he is also a union steward, and has been an Adjunct Professor at the College of International Studies and at Hawai’i Pacific University in Honolulu. Among his many accomplishments, Howard has published over 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals and eight high school text books in Canadian studies. He has also created and/or co-wrote, organized, and researched simulation games for Ontario middle school Science courses, the National Model UN, and the Canadian Peace Research Institution. Howard has presented over 100 academic papers and keynote addresses at professional conferences, with his principal interest in the theory and practice of democracy, especially as it relates to education. He has also been an active volunteer in our community, and has dedicated his time to the Board of Trustees of the Richmond Hill Library, a member of Community Links, is an active member of Save The Oak Ridges Moraine, and has devoted countless hours and advocacy to his faculty union. Mr. Doughty has devoted his life as an educator, a policy advocate, a community activist, and a public speaker on science and technology, democracy and social reform. He has dedicated himself to moulding young minds, and as his daughter Alexandra said, he has instilled in her, and many others, the love of learning.

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