Dr. John Stubbs is a professor of history and past President and Vice-Chancellor of Simon Fraser University. A long-time university executive and educator, Dr. Stubbs has served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Trent University, Associate Dean of Arts at the University of Waterloo, Governor of Sir Sandford Fleming College, and as a member of the executive of the Council of Ontario Universities. He has taught politics and history at Trent University and history at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of numerous articles and papers on British political history and the history of journalism.
Dr. Stubbs is a former director of BC Hydro and the Laurier Institution. He has served as a director for the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Vancouver Board of Trade, and the Business Council of British Columbia. Dr. Stubbs holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University.