country of citizenship:
United States of America, Canada
educated at: London School of Economics and Political Science, Queen's University
award received: Officer of the Order of Canada
Jeffrey Carl Simpson, OC (born February 17, 1949), is a Canadian journalist. Simpson has been The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist for almost three decades. He has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes—the Governor General's Award for non-fiction book writing, the National Magazine Award for political writing, and the National Newspaper Award  for column writing. He has also won the Hyman Solomon Award  for excellence in public policy journalism and the Donner Prize for the best public policy book by a Canadian. In January, 2000, he became an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Simpson retired from the Globe at the end of June 2016.
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