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Margaret MacMillan

Xerox Foundation Distinguished Scholar

Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs


Margaret MacMillan is the Xerox Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs. MacMillan became the fifth Warden of Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College in July 2007. Prior to taking on the wardenship, MacMillan was provost of Trinity College and a professor of history at the University of Toronto. From 1975 until 2002, she was a member of the history department at Ryerson University in Toronto and she served as chair of the department.

MacMillan is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a senior fellow of Massey College at University of Toronto. She sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies. She has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, Ryerson University, Toronto, the University of Western Ontario, and Huron University College of the University of Western Ontario. In 2006, MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 2016 she was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Canada. She holds a BA in History from the University of Toronto (Honours), a BPhil in Politics from St Hilda’s College, and a DPhil from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University.



  • Canada
  • China
  • Europe
  • Great Britain
  • India
  • United Kingdom
  • United States


  • History
  • Negotiation
  • Peacekeeping
  • Treaty Negotiations