Queen’s professor named officer to the Order of Canada

Queen's University

A professor emeritus with Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., has been named an officer to the Order of Canada.

Ian Hodkinson devoted a lifetime to preserving national treasures and heritage for future generations.

He is the founder of and a professor in the internationally renowned master of art conservation program at Queen’s University while helping shape the profession and raising the standards of practice in Canada.

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He has trained and mentored generations of graduates who are strengthening Canada’s position as a world leader in conservation science research.

An esteemed mural conservator, he is highly respected for his sensitivity to culture and context and is still sought after for his problem-solving ingenuity.

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