"Saskatchewan has found its historian."
The Globe and Mail

Bill Waiser has been a member of the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan since 1984. He has published over a dozen books, including his award-winning centennial history, Saskatchewan: A New History.

Bill was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province's highest honour, in 2006. The following year he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was recently appointed the A.S. Morton Chair in History (2010-2015) and granted a D.Litt. Most recently, Bill was named a University of Saskatchewan Distinguished Chair for the period 2011-2014.