Jewett, Pauline

JEWETT, Pauline, academic, politician (b 11 Dec 1922, St Catharines, Ont; d 5 July 1992, Ottawa). Educated at Queen's Univ, Harvard and the London School of Economics, she was a member of Carleton Univ's political science department from 1955 to 1974 and director of its Institute of Canadian Studies from 1969 to 1971. As president of SFU from 1974 to 1978, she was the first woman to head a major Canadian university. She was an admirer of Lester B. Pearson and began her political career as a...

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