Famous Professors from Canada

List of notable or famous professors from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in Canada and even some popular professors who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from Canada is included when available.

List features people like Alexander Graham Bell and John Kenneth Galbraith.

This historic professors from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from Canada?" These prominent professors of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian professors.

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  • Adele Diamond is the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia (UBC), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC), and ...more
  • Ahmed Khadr
    Dec. at 55 (1948-2003)
    • Birthplace: Egypt
    Ahmed Said Khadr (Arabic: أحمد سعيد خضر) (March 1, 1948 – October 2, 2003) was a Canadian citizen who began working in Afghanistan in the 1980s. There he has been described as having had ties to a ...more
  • Alasdair S. Roberts (born 1961) is a Canadian professor at the School of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and author of articles and books on public policy issues, especially ...more
    • Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
    Albert Bandura (; born December 4, 1925) is a Canadian-American psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. Bandura has been ...more
  • Alexander Taghi Tabarrok (born November 11, 1966) is a Canadian-American economist and co-author, with Tyler Cowen, of the economics blog Marginal Revolution. Tabarrok and Cowen have also ventured ...more
  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Dec. at 75 (1847-1922)
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the first ...more