Margaret MacMillan CH CC

Margaret MacMillan became the fifth Warden of St Antony’s College in July 2007 and stepped down in October 2017. Prior to taking on the Wardenship, Professor MacMillan was Provost of Trinity College and professor of History at the University of Toronto. She earned an Honours BA in History at the University of Toronto, and BPhil in Politics at St Hilda’s College and DPhil at St Antony’s College, Oxford University. From 1975 until 2002 she was a member of the History Department at Ryerson University in Toronto and she also served as Chair of the Department. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and sits on several not-for-profit boards and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies. She is an Honorary Fellow of St Hilda’s College, Oxford and has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, Ryerson University, Toronto, the University of Western Ontario, Huron University College of the University of Western Ontario and the University of Calgary. In 2006, MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 2016 she was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Canada. In December 2017, MacMillan was also elected an Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. In the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, MacMillan was appointed a Companion of Honour (CH) for services to higher education, history and international affairs. Professor MacMillan has a long-standing relationship with St Antony’s. She was a student at the College during the early 1970s, producing a doctoral thesis on the British in India. She returned as a Senior Associate Member in 1993 and was elected to an Honorary Fellowship in 2003.