F.L. (Ted) Morton is an Executive Fellow at The School of Public Policy and a professor emeritus in Political Science at the University of Calgary, where he taught from 1981 to 2017. He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for eight years, serving as Minister of Energy (2011-12), Minister of Finance (2010), and Minister of Sustainable Resources Development (2006-2009). In 1998 he was one of two Albertans elected as a federal Senator-in-Waiting. In 2001 he was the Director of Policy and Research for the Office of the Official Opposition (Reform Alliance Party) in the Canadian House of Commons. He has written and edited six books, two of which have won book prizes (Alberta Writers’ Guild and Donner Foundation). In 2001 Ted was recognized in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities as one of the U of C’s 20 most popular professors. In 2018 he received the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation Tax-Fighter Award.
Email: [email protected]