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Alex Clark | President, Athabasca University

Alex Clark | President, Athabasca University

Current Position and Past Experience
Alex Clark is currently President of Athabasca University. He is an internationally known administrator, researcher, and advocate for well-being and effectiveness in academic work and workplaces. A complexity theorist and researcher of psychosocial aspects of heart disease, he has worked in post-secondary education for 20 years in Alberta. He has held faculty and executive roles at the University of Alberta for more than a decade, and, most recently, was Dean of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
He is past chair of the International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (2011-18), and co-authored How to be a Happy Academic (SAGE, 2018). He was designated a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader / Young Scientist for his contributions to mentorship and leadership in academia.

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AACRAO Paper 2023