Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle

President and Vice-Chancellor, University of New Brunswick

Dr. Paul Mazerolle is UNB’s 19th president and vice-chancellor.  An internationally recognized criminologist with degrees from the University of New Brunswick, Northeastern University and the University of Maryland, Paul is also a professor in the department of sociology at UNB.

Paul’s career has included academic leadership positions in the United States, Australia and Canada.  After joining UNB in 2019, Paul implemented a comprehensive consultation process to inform UNB’s new strategic vison, UNB Toward 2030.  The aspirational and transformative strategic vison was approved in 2020 and is reframing and re-positioning the university for success into the future.

Paul is fiercely dedicated to leading an institutional effort that creates a return to economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and social cohesion for not only UNB, but the Province of New Brunswick.    Paul is a member of the New Brunswick Business Council, the New Brunswick Ministerial Economic Advisory Board, the National Advisory Research Committee for Universities Canada, the advisory board for the Wallace McCain Institute, and Chair of the Cyber Security Ecosystem in the province.

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PANEL ONE: New Brunswick, Canada’s Cybersecurity Hub

Creating centres of excellence to meet to meet the cybersecurity challenge – the case of the New Brunswick.