Dr. Barry Craig began his term as Huron University College’s seventeenth Principal on July 1, 2016. Prior to that his career included terms as Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Dean of Faculty, and Vice-President (Academic & Research) at St. Thomas University in Fredericton.
Dr. Craig holds a BA from the University of Kings College, an MA from Dalhousie University, and a PhD from the University of Wales. Dr. Craig has extensive experience in curriculum, program, and policy development and has published several books including “Recovering Hegel from the Critique of Leo Strauss: The Virtues of Modernity” (2014); “Recollecting Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of Mark Helprin: The Love that Moves the Sun and the Other Stars” (2015); and, “Fate and Freedom in the Novels of David Adams Richards” (forthcoming, 2017). The last three of these books have been co-written with Dr. Sara MacDonald. He was co-chair of the Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2011. He has received numerous awards for both his teaching and his research. He has served on numerous government commissions and task forces and is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Workshop Description for “So, you wanna be happy? Here’s how.”
Throughout history, great thinkers focused on what makes human beings happy. Now, more than ever, with so much negativity and anger in the world, we could learn from some of these philosophers. Presented by Huron University College.