University of Toronto

Areas of Expertise
Civil Society, Global Governance, Intergovernmental Organizations, International Affairs, International Organizations, Refugees and Displacement

Fellow of Senior College and Research Associate, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto. He has been a member of the G7/G8/G20 Research Groups since 1988 and attended fourteen G7/G8/G20 summits as a media correspondent. He is also a member of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, the Association of Former International Civil Servants and the American Library Association. Before his retirement he was Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto for 11 years. He also served as librarian for 25 years at the University of Toronto and 10 years at the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library in New York. He served as consultant for the United Nations, in post-Yugoslavia Macedonia, at the Civil G8 project in 2006 in Russia, and the Graham Library, Trinity College, University of Toronto, and as assessor of the 2005 G8 Stakeholder Consultation for Chatham House. He is also a participant in Canada Declassified, a project of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Recent Publications
The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentation, second, revised edition (Routledge, 2019)
(Book featured in ACUNS Newsletter)

Recent ACUNS Activity 
Attended several annual meetings, including the 2016 meeting in New York
ACUNS Quarterly Newsletter article (2016, Issue 4): Access to Information at the UN: the UN(certain) Depository Library System (with James Church)