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Dr. Anver Saloojee

Assistant Vice-President (AVP) International
DepartmentRyerson International
EducationIn addition to a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto, Anver holds a Master of Arts (MA) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA), both in Political Science from the University of Toronto.

The Assistant Vice-President (AVP) International, Dr. Anver Saloojee, provides university-wide strategic direction to Ryerson’s international activities and guides Ryerson’s evolution into a global urban university.

A member of the Ryerson community for almost 30 years as sessional instructor, lecturer and professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Anver has earned a number of teaching awards including Ryerson Professor of the Year. In 2005 he took on the role as special advisor to the presidency of the Government of South Africa, returning to Ryerson in 2008 and in 2014 was named special advisor to Ryerson’s president and provost.

Anver has an extensive record of service including a number of roles at the Canadian Association of University Teachers including vice-president as well as chair, equity committee. He has also served as president, Ryerson Faculty Association; president, Laidlaw Foundation; and president, Community Planning Council of Toronto.