Sunday September 25, 2016 -
In this wide-ranging WITNESS Interview, Fr. Thomas Rosica speaks with Dr. Peter Meehan, a native of Toronto, Ontario and a graduate of St. Michael’s College School in Toronto. Peter Meehan received undergraduate degrees in History and Education from the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of Windsor, and a Doctor of Education degree, also from the University of Toronto. Following his early experience as a high school teacher, Dr. Meehan joined the faculty of the School of Liberal Arts at Seneca@York as a professor of Canadian History. He has since served as Chair of the School of Liberal Arts and Academic Partnerships at Seneca College, and as an adjunct professor of Church History for St. Augustine’s Seminary in the Toronto School of Theology.
Most recently, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Seneca College, where he was responsible for developing groundbreaking liberal arts and science partnerships with York University and the University of Toronto. Dr. Meehan is a past president of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association, and for five years served as Editor of the refereed journal Historical Studies (2002-2007). He has been commissioned by the Archdiocese of Toronto to write the biography of Philip Pocock, the seventh Archbishop of Toronto. Dr. Meehan currently lives in Vancouver, BC where he serves as the Principal pro tem of St. Mark’s College, the Catholic Theological College at the University of British Columbia, and President of Corpus Christi College.
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