Tom Barnes & The Thomas Garden Barnes Chair

Tom Barnes

Tom Barnes and Nelson Graburn
Tom Barnes and Nelson Graburn

Tom Barnes, one of the founders of the Canadian Studies Program at Berkeley and one of its Co-Directors since its inception in 1982, died in 2010, just short of his eightieth birthday. Tom was a wonderful man and a great scholar. He is missed by family, friends, colleagues, students, and all who had the privilege of knowing him. 

The Thomas Garden Barnes Chair in Canadian Studies

The Thomas Garden Barnes Chair endowment was created to honor Tom Barnes. The endowment  supports regular programming, including public talks, seed money for faculty research, special symposia, and conferences on Canada.