Meric Gertler Biography


Meric Gertler

Meric Gertler is the President of the University of Toronto, where he is a Professor of Geography and Planning and the Goldring Chair in Canadian Studies. One of the world’s foremost urban theorists and policy practitioners, he has authored or edited seven books and published more than 90 journal articles and book chapters. Professor Gertler is a graduate of McMaster University (BA), the University of California, Berkeley (MCP) and Harvard University (PhD). In December 2015, he was appointed to the Order of Canada.