Dr. Matthew Hayday in front of a fountain.
Dr. Matthew Hayday

Dr. Matthew Hayday, a history professor in the College of Arts, offered insight to Yahoo! News Canada about a new poll on Canada’s greatest prime minister. 

Noting the prime ministers who scored highest in the poll served within the last 40 years, Hayday said the findings show “recency bias in terms of who people know.”  

The Department of History chair, Hayday researches nationalism and identity politics and Canadian political history.