Burton Seely Keirstead
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- Bachelor of Arts with honours (1928) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
- Bachelor of Arts with honours (1931) - Exeter College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
- LL.D. (1949) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
- Honorary Doctorate (1969) - Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada
Dates Employed: 1931-1942
- Professor of Economics
- Keirstead was visiting professor in economics at the University of Arizona (1938), Dow professor of political economy and chairman of the department at McGill University (1942-1954), and professor of political economy at the University of Toronto (1954-1969).
- He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in May 1944 and was granted the Nuffield Foundation Fellowship in 1950.
- Acclaimed as one of Canada's leading economists and was a member of the board of editors of the Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science and the Royal Economics Society and Political Science Association.
- Keirstead attended Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar (1928 - 1931).
- Delivered the Founders' Day Address on 14 February 1949.
- Died on Saturday, 5 May 1973 at the age of 65.
- "Prof. B. S. Keirstead." The Brunswickan vol. 68 no. 23. UA RG 63; Series 1; Sub-series 1; Item 17, 13 May 1949.
- UA Case 77 - Keirstead, Burton Seely
- Montague, Susan. A Pictorial History of the University of New Brunswick. University of New Brunswick, 1992.
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