List of Dalhousie University people
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- 1 Alumni
- 1.1 Scientists
- 1.2 Government and politics
- 1.3 Academia
- 1.4 Business
- 1.5 Law and lawmaking
- 1.6 Activists
- 1.7 Journalism
- 1.8 Literature
- 1.9 Performing arts
- 1.10 Sports
- 1.11 Other
- 2 Faculty
- 3 References
- Arthur B. McDonald (BSc, MSc) - Nobel Laureate: 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics
- Dr. Robert Ackman (MS 1952), O.C. – omega-3 fatty acid research pioneer
- Martin Henry Dawson (BA 1916) – pioneer in penicillin therapy
- Dr. Jerzy Gajewski – President, Canadian Urological Association
- Trudy Mackay (BSc, MSc), quantitative geneticist, winner of the Wolf Prize in Agriculture in 2016
- Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan (PhD 1978) – NASA astronaut, first American woman to walk in space
- Danielle Fong (BSc. 2005) - pioneer in green energy
- Dr. Erik Demaine (BSc. 1993) - Youngest professor ever hired at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Ban Tsui (Dip. Eng., BSc, MSc, MD) - described the Tsui Test and developed a catheter over needle kit for peripheral nerve block
Government and politics
- Rt. Hon. Richard Bedford Bennett – 11th Prime Minister of Canada; only Canadian prime minister raised to the English peerage as 1st Viscount Bennett
- Rt. Hon. Joe Clark – 16th Prime Minister of Canada
- Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney (law, failed first year, later continued at Université Laval) – 18th Prime Minister of Canada
- Rt. Hon. Frank Bainimarama – Prime Minister of Fiji
- Hon. Myra Freeman – O.NS – philanthropist, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
- Clarence Gosse, O.C. – 24th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
- Arthur Maxwell House, O.C. – neurologist and a former Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Henry Poole MacKeen, O.C. – 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
- Sir John Robert Nicholson – OBE – businessman, politician and Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
- Hon. Fabian O'Dea – Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Sir Albert Walsh – chief justice and first Lieutenant Governor for Newfoundland
- Michael Leir – Canadian High Commissioner to Australia
- Kishore Mahbubani – former Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
- Allan Emrys Blakeney – tenth Premier of Saskatchewan
- John Buchanan – 20th Premier of Nova Scotia, senator
- Alex Campbell – 23rd Premier of Prince Edward Island
- Amor De Cosmos – 2nd Premier of British Columbia
- Hon. Darrell Dexter – 27th Premier of Nova Scotia
- Joseph Atallah Ghiz – 27th Premier of Prince Edward Island and former Dean of Dalhousie Law School
- Dr. John Hamm – 25th Premier of Nova Scotia
- Richard Bennett Hatfield – former Premier of New Brunswick
- Angus Lewis MacDonald (1921) – 13th Premier of Nova Scotia
- Russell MacLellan – 24th Premier of Nova Scotia
- Gerald Regan (1952) – former Liberal Premier of Nova Scotia
- Hon. Robert Stanfield – Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the Federal Progressive Conservatives
- Danny Williams – 9th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
Other notable politicians and political actors
- Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabiah – Current Saudi Health Minister and pediatric surgeon
- Hon. John Crosbie – former Canadian Minister of Finance, current Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
- David Charles Dingwall (B.Comm 1974, LL.B. 1979) – former Liberal cabinet minister
- Hon. Peter MacKay – Minister of National Defense
- Hon. Gerald Regan – former Liberal cabinet minister
- Stewart McInnes (1961) – former Conservative Cabinet Minister
- Christine Melnick – provincial NDP cabinet minister, Manitoba
- Reid Morden – former Canadian Security Intelligence Service director
- Hon. Jim Prentice – Conservative cabinet minister
- Graham Steele (1989), Minister of Finance of Nova Scotia, Member of the Nova Scotia Legislature
- Margaret Florence Newcome, Grafton, Nova Scotia, first female graduate, 1885
- Chris Axworthy – professor and Federal NDP politician
- Jamie Baillie – former Credit Union Atlantic CEO, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia
- Dominic Cardy Leader, New Brunswick New Democratic Party.
- Frank Bainimarama – military dictator of Fiji
- Hon. Sidney Smith – president of University of Toronto, Conservative Party Secretary of State for External Affairs
- Hon. Anne McLellan, O.C. – law professor and former Liberal deputy Prime Minister
- William G. Adams – former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland
- Peter J. Kelly – former mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
- Mike Savage – mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
- John W. Morgan – former mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
- Stephen Blackwood – President of Ralston College
- Philip Bryden – Dean of Law at University of New Brunswick (2004-2009) and University of Alberta (2009-)
- Colleen Hanycz – President of La Salle University
- Robert MacGregor Dawson – political scientist
- Chris Morash – Seamus Heaney Professor of Irish Writing, Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
- Elizabeth Rollins Epperly – author and former president of the University of Prince Edward Island
- Howard Epstein (LL.B. 1973, faculty) – MLA for Halifax Chebucto
- Edgar Gold O.C. – expert in international ocean law and marine and environmental policy
- T. A. Goudge – philosopher
- Donald Olding Hebb – father of modern neuropsychology
- Albert Ross Hill – president of the University of Missouri (1908–21)
- Peter Hochachka (MS), O.C. – professor and zoologist
- George Laurence – nuclear physicist
- Hugh MacLennan, O.C., O.Q. – author and professor
- Ronald St. John Macdonald (B. Law 1952), O.C. – law professor and international law expert
- H. R. Milner (B.Law 1911) – lawyer, businessman, and former Chancellor of University of King's College
- Moses Morgan (B.A.) – former president of Memorial University of Newfoundland
- Purdy Crawford, O.C. (LL.B. 1955) – corporate director, former CEO of Imasco
- Frank Manning Covert – CBE, O.C.—lawyer and business person
- Sir Graham Day (1959) – former chairman of Cadbury Schweppes plc, Hydro One, as well as CEO of British Shipbuilders and the Rover Group
- Sir James Hamet Dunn – major Canadian financier and industrialist
- Sean Durfy (B.Comm 1989) – President and CEO of WestJet
- Fred Fountain – lawyer, businessman, philanthropist, and Member of the Order of Canada
- Neville Gilfoy – publisher 
- Andrew Kam (B.Comm 1984, MBA 1986) – former CEO of Hong Kong Disneyland
- Cary Kaplan – founder of Cosmos Sports, president/general manager Brampton Beast (ECHL) former Hamilton Bulldogs president
- Charles Peter McColough – CEO of Xerox
- Don Mills – CEO of CCL Group
- Karen Oldfield (1985) – CEO of the Halifax Port Authority
- Maury Van Vliet, O.C. – president and CEO of the 1978 Commonwealth Games
- James Palmer (1952) – Founding partner of Burnett, Duckwoth & Palmer
- Denis Stairs, B.Eng. OBE, Canadian engineer and businessman.
Law and lawmaking
- Donald L. Clancy, Q.C. – former Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia and member of the British Columbia Review Board
- Lorne Clarke – former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
- Patrick H. Curran – Chief Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court
- Sir Joseph Andrew Chisholm, KBE – former Mayor of Halifax and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
- John Doull – Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, also provincial politician
- Constance Glube (1955) – former Chief Justice of Nova Scotia, first female Chief Justice of Canada
- Alexander Hickman, O.C. (1947) – Supreme Court of Newfoundland as Chief Justice
- Leslie M. Little (1961) – co-founding partner of Thorsteinssons; Justice of the federal Tax Court of Canada
- John Keiller MacKay, O.C. (1922) – former judge of Supreme Court of Ontario and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
- Roland Ritchie, C.C. (part-time faculty) – Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
- Joseph Phillip Kennedy – Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
- Valerie L. Marshall (1991) – Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Valerie Miller (1985) – Justice of the Tax Court of Canada
- Hon. Edmund Leslie Newcombe (B.A. 1878, M.A. 1881, faculty) – Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
- Eugene Rossiter (1978) – Associate Chief Judge, Tax Court of Canada
- Jamie Saunders (1973) – Justice of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court of Appeal
- Robert Sedgewick – Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
- Clyde Wells (1962) – provincial Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal and 5th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Bertha Wilson, O.C. – first woman Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
- Murdoch MacPherson – Attorney-General of Saskatchewan
- Geoff Plant (LL.B. 1981) – Attorney General of British Columbia
- Hon. Scott Brison – Member of Parliament, former Liberal cabinet minister
- T.J. Burke – provincial politician, New Brunswick
- Hon. Gerry Byrne – Member of Parliament
- George Furey – senator representing Newfoundland Labrador
- Danny Graham – former leader of the Liberal Party of Nova Scotia
- Henry Hicks – Senator
- Michael J. L. Kirby – former federal politician and current senator for Nova Scotia
- Megan Leslie – Member of Parliament for Halifax
- Finlay MacDonald, O.C. – senator representing Halifax, Nova Scotia
- John MacEachern – politician, member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
- Hon. Donald Oliver (LL.B. 1964, faculty) – first black male Canadian Senator
- Hon. Dr. Calvin Ruck, O.C. – activist and senator
- Russell Trood – Liberal Party senator for the state of Queensland, Australia
- Andy Fillmore – incumbent Member of Parliament for Halifax
- Jan Crull Jr. (BA) – attorney, consultant, former Native American rights advocate, filmmaker, and investment banker
- Peter Dalglish (Law) – international children's rights activist; founded Toronto-based Street Kids International
- Elizabeth May (LLB 1983) – President of the Sierra Club of Canada, leader of the Green Party of Canada
- Alexa McDonough (BA 1965) – former leader of the New Democratic Party
- Emilie Taman – a former federal prosecutor and a candidate in the 2015 Canadian election
- Nick Wright (MBA, Law) – founding leader of the Green Party of Nova Scotia
- Sandra Gwyn, O.C. – journalist and writer
- Ian Hanomansing (Law) – television journalist
- Dr. Armand Leroi (BS1989) – evolutionary developmental biologist, author, and BBC documentarist
- Amber MacArthur (BA) – television and netcasting personality
- Robert MacNeil – broadcast journalist; co-anchored the nightly The MacNeil/Lehrer Report on PBS
- Marjorie Willison – CBC radio personality
- Ernest Buckler – novelist
- George Elliot Clarke – Author and recipient of the Governor General's Award
- James Macdonald Oxley (BA 1874) – Lawyer and an author of books for boys
- Simon Gray – English playwright, Commander of the Order of the British Empire
- Kenneth Leslie – poet
- Lucy Maud (L.M.) Montgomery – author of Anne of Green Gables (attended 1895, 1896)
- Maxine Tynes (BA, BEd 1973) – noted poet, educator 
- Budge Wilson – author
- Lance Woolaver – author, playwright and director
- Nobu Adilman (BA 1995) – musician and television personality
- Kiran Ahluwalia – Songlines Music Award-winning singer
- Jay Ferguson – musician for rock group Sloan
- Barbara Fris – operatic soprano
- Peter Herrndorf, O.C. – president and CEO of the National Arts Centre
- Shaun Majumder – actor/comedian
- Chris Murphy – bassist and vocalist of rock group Sloan
- Kate Maki – singer-songwriter
- Candy Palmater (LL.B. 1999) – comedian, activist, writer, and radio-television personality
- Patrick Pentland – musician for rock group Sloan
- Raylene Rankin – singer
- Liz Rigney (BA 1989) – singer and CTV Atlantic broadcaster
- Simon Farine – basketball player who currently plays for Ironi Nahariya of the Israeli Super League.
- Stephen Giles – Olympic silver medal paddler
- Mark de Jonge – Olympic bronze medal paddler and world record holder
- Colleen Jones – CBC broadcaster, world champion curler
- Michael Scarola – world championship bronze medalist paddler
- Sarah Jackson – artist
- Michael Donovan – film producer, screenwriter, co-founder of Salter Street Films
- Lesra Martin – lawyer and motivational speaker
- Michel Trudeau – son of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
- A. H. Armstrong – classicist
- Peter Aucoin – political science, public administration
- Jerome H. Barkow – anthropologist
- Axel D. Becke – chemist
- Michael Bishop – literary scholar
- Edward Blackadder – Professor of Medical Jurisprudence
- John Cameron (anatomist), FRSE – Professor of Anatomy
- Lesley Choyce – author
- James De Mille – Professor of English and Rhetoric
- Ford Doolittle – biochemist
- James Doull – philosopher, and Professor of Classics
- John Forrest – Professor of History
- John Godfrey – historian
- Clarence Gosse – Professor of Urology
- George Grant – philosopher
- Roy Martin Haines – historian
- Brian K. Hall – biologist
- William Hare – Professor of Education and Philosophy
- C. D. Howe – engineer, businessman, Liberal Cabinet minister
- Michael John Keen – Department of Geology professor (1961–77) and department chairman
- Thomas Worrall Kent – Dean of Administrative Studies, adjunct professor of Public Administration
- George Lawson – botanist
- Alexander H. Leighton – psychiatrist
- Roy Leitch - English composition
- Christine Macy – architect, historian and the dean of the architecture and planning faculty
- Brian Mackay-Lyons – architect
- Arthur Stanley Mackenzie – physicist
- Elisabeth Mann-Borgese – Professor of Law
- Daniel Murray – mathematician
- Cynthia Neville – historian
- Lars Osberg – McCulloch Professor of Economics
- E. C. Pielou – ecologist
- Robert Rosen – Professor of Biophysics
- Malcolm Ross – literary critic
- Eric Segelberg – Professor of Classics
- Wilfred Cantwell Smith – Professor of Religion
- Colin Starnes – professor, author and former President of the University of King's College
- Steve Tittle – composer
- Peter Busby Waite – historian, longtime Thomas McCulloch Professor of History
- Richard Wassersug – Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
- John Clarence Webster – Governor of Dalhousie University in 1934.
- Richard Chapman Weldon – Professor of Law
- Franklin White – Professor and Head, Community Health and Epidemiology (1982–89); adjunct since 1989.
- Martin Willison – Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies
- Boris Worm – marine ecologist
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