Janice Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. Janice is a specialist in Middle East studies, negotiation theory, foreign policy decision-making, and international conflict management, on which she has lectured at the Centre for National Security Studies in Ottawa and at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. Professor Stein has authored over 80 books, book chapters and articles on intelligence, international security, negotiation processes, peacemaking and public policy.
Janice is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was the Massey Lecturer in 2001 and a Trudeau Fellow. She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for an outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She has received honorary degrees from the University of Alberta, the University of Cape Breton, McMaster University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario.
Stein holds a Bachelor’s degree and PhD from McGill University (Canada) and a Master’s from Yale University (US). She has been a professor at the University of Toronto since 1982, and was named a University Professor in 1996.