Dr. Donald Macleod
BA (Hon), McGill University, 1959
AM, Harvard University, 1960
BD, Westminster Seminary, 1963
DD, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1988
DD, Westminster Theological Seminary, 2011
Areas of Specialization: Canadian Church History, contemporary cultural trends, history of missions, twentieth century evangelicalism
Donald Macleod, son and grandson of missionaries to China, brings to his position a broad range of experience as a Christian leader and scholar. An ordained minister, Rev. Macleod served a seven-point charge in rural Nova Scotia, as senior pastor of Newton Presbyterian Church in Boston, as pioneering pastor of Bridlewood Presbyterian Chruch, as associate pastor of Toronto's Knox Presbyterian Church and most recently as pastor at St. Andrew's Church, Trenton. He has served as Vice-President and President of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and as General Director of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Canada.
Dr. Macleod has taught and written widely. His widely reviewed book, W. Standford Reid: An Evangelical Calvinist In the Academy (McGill Queens University Press, 2004), received the T. Melville Bailey Prize for academic church history and the Donald Grant Creighton Award from the Ontario Historical Society. His biography of C. Stacey Woods, titled, C. Stacey Woods and the Evangelical Rediscovery of the University (InterVarsity Press, 2007), it traces the life and times of a man who brought IVCF from Canada to the US and was for a quarter of a century general secretary of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES). His latest title, A Kirk Disrupted: Charles Cowan MP and the Formation of the Free Church of Scotland is to be published this autumn in Scotland.