|Emőke Jolán Erzsébet Szathmáry|
January 25, 1944 |
|Institutions||Professor, Dept Med Genetics and Biochem, Univ Man, Winnipeg, 1996-
Prof, Dept Antrop, Univ Man, Winnipeg, 1996-
Pres & Vice Chancellor, Univ Man, Winnipeg, 1996-2008
prof biology, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1994-1996
prof antrop, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1994-1996
provost & vpres, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1994-1996
hon prof, Dept Zool, Univ Western Ont, London, 1989-1994
prof, Dept Antrop, Univ Western Ont, London, 1989-1994
dean, Fac Social Sci, Univ Western Ont, London, 1989-1994
assoc mem, Dept Biol, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1985-1988
chmn, Dept Antrop, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1985-1988
prof antrop, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1983-1988
assoc prof antrop, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1978-1983
asst prof antrop, McMaster Univ, Hamilton, 1975-1978
asst prof antrop, Univ Trent, Peterborough, 1974-1975
chair, Council West Can Univ Pres 2007-2008
co-chmn, Adv Comm Diabetes, Man Min Health 2000-2003
exec Comm & bd Assoc Univ & Colls Canada 2000-200
JW Dafoe Found 1996-2008
Assoc Univ & Coll Canada 2007-2008
Manitoba Museum Found 1997-2006
Can Genet Dis Netwrk, 2003-2007
Prime Min Adv Com Sci & Tech 2005-2007
Ed-in-Chief Am J Physl Anthropol 1995-2001; Ybk Physl Anthropol 1987-1991
exec Comm Am Assoc Physl Anthropol 1987-1991, 1995-2001
Hum Biol Council, 1985-1989
pres Hum Biol Council, 1990- 1992
Can Assoc Physl Anthropol 1975-1979
|Alma mater||University of Toronto, BA anthrop 1968, PhD anthrop 1974|
|Known for||genetics of the indigenous peoples of North America, focusing on the causes of type-2 diabetes, the genetic relationships within and between North American and Asian peoples, and the microevolution of subarctic and arctic populations. Her field research involved Ottawa, Ojibwa and Dogrib peoples in Ontario and the Northwest Territories.|
|Notable awards||LL.D.: Univ Toronto, 2001, York Univ, 2008 & McMaster Univ, 2008
D.Sc.(h.c.) , Univ Western Ont, 2003
D.Litt. S, Univ St Michael's Coll, 2004
Franz Boas Distinguished Achievement Award, Hum Biol Assoc, 2007
Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100, Women's Executive Network, 2004
Order of Canada, Canada, 2003
Distinguished Lecturer, Amer Anthropol Assoc, 1998
Fellow of the AAAS, 1995
Fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America, 1989
|Spouse||Dr George A Reilly (m. 1974)|
Emőke J.E. Szathmáry, CM OM FRSC (born January 25, 1944 in Hungary) was the 10th President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manitoba, 1996–2008. Dr. Szathmary was trained as a physical anthropologist, specializing in the study of human genetics.
Dr. Szathmáry’s first administrative post was as chairman of the department of anthropology at McMaster University, a position she left to become Dean of the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Western Ontario. She left this position to serve as Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario before going to her position at the University of Manitoba. Szathmáry was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2003. In 2004, she was named one of Canada's top 100 most powerful women by the Women's Executive Network and the Richard Ivey School of Business. In 2005, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She was named also as a Distinguished Lecturer by the American Anthropological Association, which is the highest recognition given by the anthropological discipline for a lifetime of exemplary scholarship.
Publications (partial list)
- Prehistoric Mongoloid Dispersals, Takeru Akazawa (Editor), Emoke J. E. Szathmáry (Editor)
- Out of Asia: peopling the Americas and the Pacific, Journal of Pacific History, 1985, Robert Kirk, Emöke J. E. Szathmary, editors
- Szathmáry, Emőke J. E. (1993). "INVITED EDITORIAL - mtDNA and the Peopling of the Americas" (PDF). Am. J. Hum. Genet. 53 (4): 793–799. PMC 1682381. PMID 7692724. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
- Szathmáry (1981). "Genetic markers in Siberian and northern North American populations". Yearbook of Physical Anthropology 24: 37–73. doi:10.1002/ajpa.1330240503.
- Szathmáry (1984). "Human biology of the arctic". Handbook of North American Indians: 64–71.
- Szathmáry, Emőke (1979). "Blood groups of Siberians, Eskimos, and subarctic and northwest coast indians: the problem of first origins and genetic relations". The First Americans: Origins, Affinities, and Adaptations.
- Szathmáry, Emöke J.E. (2011). "David Damas (1926–2010)". Arctic (Arctic Institute of North America) 64 (1). Retrieved 2011-12-07. (obituary)
- Szathmáry, Emőke J. E. (22 October 2006). "Address to the Commemoration in Winnipeg of the 50th Anniversary of the Hungarian Uprising". Canada-Hungary Educational Foundation / Fondation éducative Canada-Hongrie (CHEF). Retrieved 2011-12-07.
- Little, Michael A.; Kennedy, Kenneth A. R. (eds.). Histories of American Physical Anthropology in the Twentieth Century. contributor
- Szathmary, J.E. (1986). "Diabetes in arctic and subarctic populations undergoing acculturation". Collegium Antropologium 10: 145–158.
- Szathmary, J.E. (1990). "Diabetes in Amerindian populations: The Dogrib studies". In Swedlund, A.C.; Armelagos, G.J. Disease in populations in transition. New York: Bergin & Garvey. pp. 75–103.
- Szathmary, J.E. (1994). "Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus among aboriginal North Americans". Annual Review of Anthropology 23: 457–482. doi:10.1146/annurev.anthro.23.1.457.
- Szathmary, J.E. (1994). "Factors that influence the onset of diabetes in Dogrib Indians of the Canadian Northwest Territories". In Joe, J.R.; Young, R.S. Diabetes as a disease of civilization. Berlin: Moutoun de Gruyter. pp. 229–267.
- International Institute for Sustainable Development
- Power Corporation of Canada, since 1999, Director, Member of Audit Committee and Member of Related Party & Conduct Review Committee 
- Power Financial, since 1999
- Great-West Lifeco since 2006
- Can Credit Manag Found 2001-
- Univ Arctic 2007-
- St Boniface Gen Hosp, Manitoba 1996-2008
- Advanced Foods and Materials Network
- Canada Life Financial Corporation
- Great-West Life Capital Trust
- The Canada Life Assurance Company
- "AHSC - NTF Emöke Szathmáry". Canada's Academic health sciences centres (AHSCs). Retrieved 2011-12-12.
- "Emőke J.E. Szathmáry biography". International Institute for Sustainable Development. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
mőke J.E. Szathmáry served 12 years as the president of the University of Manitoba (1996-2008). As president emeritus and professor, she is continuing her academic appointments in the Department of Anthropology as well as in the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics. Szathmáry has published over 80 articles and reviews, and she has co-edited three books. She is an elected Fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America (1989), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1995) and the Royal Society of Canada (2005). She was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2003.
- "Emoke Szathmary". American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences (FEE, VIA FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY). Detroit: Gale. 2008. Gale Document Number: GALE|K3099143771. Retrieved 2011-12-07. Gale Biography In Context.
- "University of Manitoba: Private Company Information". Business Week. Bloomberg. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
- "Power Corporation of Canada - Board of Directors". Power Corporation of Canada. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
- "Annual Report, 2010" (PDF). Great-West Lifeco, Inc. p. 118. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
Directors and Officers as of December 31, 2010
|President of the University of Manitoba