Ted Morton

F.L. (Ted) Morton is currently an Executive Fellow at The School of Public Policy and professor emeritus at the University of Calgary, where he was a professor of Political Science from 1981-2017. He has been a visiting scholar at universities in France, Australia, Quebec and the United States. In 1995 he was awarded the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights. His book, The Charter Revolution and the Court Party, won a Donner Foundation book prize in 2002

Dr. Morton was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing Foothills-Rocky View from 2004-2012. During this time, he served as Minister of Energy (2011-12); Minister of Finance (2010); and Minister of Sustainable Resources Development (2006-2009). In 2001, he was the Director of Policy and Research for the Office of the Official Opposition in the Canadian House of Commons. In 1998, he was one of two Albertans elected as an Alberta-Senator-in waiting.