Graduate Faculty

Faculty Research and Supervision Areas

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Dennis Baker – Law and politics, judicial decision-making, constitutionalism, criminal justice policy-making and federalism

Janine A. Clark – Middle East politics, including Islamist movements, Women
and politics in the global south, social movement theory, neoliberalism, including decentralization and local governance, in the global south, research methods

Carol Dauda – Gender and politics, sexuality and politics, generation (childhood in relation to adulthood) and politics, gender and public policy in liberal democracies, gender and/or sexuality and politics in Africa

Jordi Díez – Comparative politics, Latin American politics, comparative public policy, social movements, gay and lesbian rights

Candace Johnson – Gender, women, feminist theory, contemporary political theory, human rights and development, health policy and politics and Latin American studies

Craig Johnson – Urbanization, international development, land and resource governance, South and Southeast Asia, and climate change

Edward Koning – immigration politics, immigration policies, social policies, European politics

Theresa Lee – Twentieth-century continental political thought, human rights and ethics, modern Chinese political thought and comparative political thought

Leah Levac – Public engagement, gender and local politics, Indigenous and northern communities and wellbeing, marginalized publics and intersectional policy analysis

David MacDonald – Comparative Indigenous politics Canada, Australia, USA, New Zealand, Comparative genocide studies, US foreign policy, International Relations, Reconciliation and Power-sharing in divided states, multiculturalism, racial and ethnic studies

Tim Mau – Public management and administration, public sector leadership, scandal and corruption, local government

Andrea Paras – International humanitarianism; global ethics; religion and international relations; international education and intercultural competence

Kate Puddister - Law and politics, judicial politics, Canadian politics, criminal justice

Troy Riddell – Judicial politics, constitutional politics, criminal justice, rights and liberties

Byron Sheldrick – Canadian political economy, law and politics, governance and social democracy

Julie Simmons – Public policy,
public administration, federalism and intergovernmental relations and democratic governance

Tamara A. Small – Digital
politics, Canadian politics, political communication, Canadian political parties and elections

Adam Sneyd – Commodities, corporate social responsibility, political economy, poverty and Africa

David Snow – Law and politics, assisted reproductive technologies, public policy, and federalism

Ian Spears – Conflict/conflict resolution, politics of Africa, Palestinian-Israeli conflict, development and violence and international relations

Deborah Stienstra - Public services and people with disabilities, women’s experiences and economic restructuring, intersections between disability, race/ ethnicity and Aboriginality, access and inclusion in telecommunications policy

Faculty by PhD Fields

Canadian Politics

  • Dennis Baker
  • Tim Mau
  • Kate Puddister
  • Troy Riddell
  • Byron Sheldrick
  • Julie Simmons
  • Tamara A. Small
  • David Snow

Comparative Politics

  • Janine Clark
  • Carol Dauda
  • Jordi Díez
  • Craig Johnson
  • Edward Koning
  • David MacDonald
  • Byron Sheldrick
  • Adam Sneyd

Gender, Race, Identity and Sexuality (GRIS)

  • Carol Dauda
  • Jordi Díez
  • Candace Johnson
  • Theresa Lee
  • Leah Levac
  • David MacDonald
  • Deborah Stienstra

International Relations

  • Janine Clark
  • Craig Johnson
  • David MacDonald
  • Andrea Paras
  • Adam Sneyd
  • Ian Spears

Law and Politics

  • Dennis Baker
  • Kate Puddister
  • Troy Riddell
  • Byron Sheldrick
  • David Snow

Public Policy and Governance

  • Carol Dauda
  • Jordi Díez
  • Candace Johnson
  • Edward Koning
  • Leah Levac
  • Tim Mau
  • Byron Sheldrick
  • Julie Simmons
  • David Snow
  • Deborah Stienstra