David H. Turpin
David Howard Turpin
CM, PhD, FRSC
|6th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Victoria|
|Preceded by||David F. Strong|
|Born||14 July 1956|
|Alma mater||University of British Columbia|
|Profession||Academic, professor, plant biologist, author|
David Howard Turpin, CM, FRSC (born 14 July 1956) was appointed the sixth president and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Victoria, a university in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on 1 September 2000. This five-year appointment was renewed in 2004 and 2009. For a complete and updated biography go to the website of the Office of the President.
Dr. Turpin is a noted Canadian plant biologist and is the author or co-author of over 100 papers and reviews on the topic of plant photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen assimilation. In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.
Employment and Experience
- 2000–present President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Victoria
- 1995–2000 Vice-Principal (Academic), Queen's University
- 1993–1995 Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen's University
- 1991–1993 Professor and Head, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia
- 1990–1991 Professor, Department of Biology, Queen's University
- 1985–1990 Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Queen's University
- 1981–1985 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Queen's University
- 1980–1981 Vice-President, Sigma Resource Consultants, Vancouver, B.C.
- 1980 Research Associate, Simon Fraser University.
David F. Strong
|President of the University of Victoria
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