Stephen Godfrey received his B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1976, his M.Sc. from the Weizmann Institute in 1978, and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1983. He was a postdoctoral fellow at TRIUMF in Vancouver and at Brookhaven National Laboratory before becoming an Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph in 1987. He moved to Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, in 1990 where he is currently a Professor of Physics. His research is in particle physics phenomenology, ranging from hadron spectroscopy to physics beyond the standard model at the LHC.