Headshot of Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Associate Vice-Provost Academic (Special Projects) and External Relations, Lakehead University

Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu

Chair / President

Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, PhD, CAHP is the Associate Vice-Provost Academic (Special Projects) and an External Relations Associate at Lakehead University. A full Professor of History, he is a past chair of the Department of History at Lakehead University, a Docent of Social Science History at the University of Helsinki, a Docent of Modern North American History at the University of Oulu, and an Associate at the Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University.

An award-winning historian, Michel’s research and publications explore the social, economic, and political history of Northern Ontario. Michel also currently serves on a number of regional, provincial, and national organizations. Currently, these include President of The Champlain Society, President of the Ontario Historical Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. He is a past member of Lakehead University’s Board of Governors.

In 2021, the Minister of National Defence appointed Michel as the Honorary Colonel of the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment. Between 2018 and 2021, Michel held the rank of Honorary Lieutenant Colonel. In early 2019, Michel also became a member of the Manitoba and North West Ontario Regional Council for the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC).

In addition to being President of the Society, Michel is the co-editor of the Society’s journal Papers & Records.

A complete profile can be found at http://msbeaulieu.lakeheadu.ca or https://www.linkedin.com/in/msbeaulieu/