Susan Mann

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Susan Mann Trofimenkoff
President of York University
In office
Preceded by Harry Arthurs
Succeeded by Lorna Marsden
Personal details
Born (1941-02-10) February 10, 1941 (age 74)
Ottawa, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Residence Montreal, Quebec

Susan Mann Trofimenkoff, CM FRSC (born February 10, 1941) is a Canadian historian and was president of York University from 1992 to 1997.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Mann received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1963 from the University of Toronto, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1965, a Ph.D. from Université Laval in 1970. As professor, she taught at the Université de Montréal (1966-1970), University of Calgary (1970-1972), and the University of Ottawa (1972-1992). She was chair of the Department of History at the University of Ottawa from 1977 to 1980. From 1984 to 1990 she was Vice-Rector Academic. From 1992 to 1997, she was the first woman president of York University.

She is the author of Visions nationales, Une histoire du Québec (1986), Dream of Nation. A Social and Intellectual History of Quebec (1982), Stanley Knowles. The Man from Winnipeg North Centre (1982), and Action Française. French Canadian Nationalism in the 1920s (1975). She co-edited The Neglected Majority: Essays in Canadian Women's History (2 vol 1985) with Alison Prentice.

In 1985, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2000, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[1]