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Peter S. McInnis

Senior Fellow, Working Group on Academic Freedom
Associate Professor and Chair of History
St Francis Xavier University

Peter S. McInnis is Associate Professor and Chair of History at St Francis Xavier University and specializes in labour and working-class studies. McInnis has served on the editorial board of the journal Labour/Le Travail for over twenty years. He is Vice-President of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and was formerly Chair of CAUT's Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee. McInnis is a past president of the StFX faculty union and currently vice-president of the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT). He is interested in the historical development of academic freedom and the role of public intellectuals in civic dissent.