Professor Stephen Toope Professor

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge


The Vice-Chancellor was previously Director of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. Between 2006 and 2014 he served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia.

Born in Montreal, Canada, Stephen Toope studied History and Literature at Harvard University before earning degrees in common law and civil law at McGill University. At Trinity College, Cambridge, he completed a Ph.D. under the supervision of Sir Derek Bowett.

Professor Toope’s academic interests are in international law, human rights, international legal theory and international development.

Professor Stephen  Toope
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