Eugene Alfred Forsey

Eugene Alfred Forsey

Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

McGill University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Appointed from Canada:

FORSEY, EUGENE ALFRED:  Appointed for a study of the system of cabinet government in Canada and its provinces since 1867; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1941.

Born May 29, 1904, at Grand Bank, Newfoundland.  Education:  McGill University, B.A., 1925, M.A., 1926; University of Oxford, B.A., 1928, M.A., 1932 (Rhodes Scholar, Balliol College).

Sessional Lecturer in Economics and Political Science, 1929–37, Lecturer, 1937–41, McGill University; Lecturer, 1934, Wellesley Summer Institute of Social Progress; Lecturer, Summer, 1939, University of British Columbia.

Publications:  Economic and Social Aspects of the Nova Scotia Coal Industry, 1926; Dividends and the Depression, 1932; Unemployment in the Machine Age: Its Causes, 1934; Does Canada Need Immigrants?, 1937; Recovery: For Whom?, 1937. Articles in Proceedings of the Canadian Political Science Association, Plan Age, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Politica, Canadian Forum.  Contributor to Social Planning for Canada, 1935; Towards the Christian Revolution, 1936.



Photograph credit: William Notman & Son Ltd.

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