Robert MacKinnon

Saint John, NB

Robert MacKinnon is a Professor of Geography at the University of New Brunswick.  He served as Vice-President of The University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus from 2008-19, and Dean of Arts for the Saint John campus from 2001 to 2008.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University, a Master of Arts degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a PhD from The University of British Columbia.  His teaching and research interests include: the geography of Atlantic Canada, urban geography and historical geography.  He is a member of the board of directors of the New Brunswick Medical Education Foundation, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.