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Areas of Expertise: History and philosophy of psychology; Professional and research ethics; Electoral politics
Biography: Interests: Community psychology. Critical history, ethics, and philosophy of scientific and professional psychology. Spiritual and religious development. Drama and theatre.
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Professor; CIGI Chair in Global Governance; Cross Appointment at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
Areas of Expertise: Diplomacy; South-South relations; Multilateralism; Democratic transitions; Transitional justice; Latin American and Caribbean politics and IR
Areas of Expertise: Politics, religion and society in West Africa; Mass media in African society; Eugenics and scientific racism; Sexuality in other cultures
Biography: History of anthropology, symbolic anthropology, representations of sexuality, legal anthropology, the anthropological study of mass media. Geographical area: Africa.
Associate Professor, Spanish
Areas of Expertise: Latin American literature and culture; Latin American history of politics; Spanish golden age literature
Biography: Book: …
Areas of Expertise: East African politics; Women and development (Third World); Third World politics; Women and politics Nutritional security; African policy process
Assistant Professor, Journalism/Leadership
Areas of Expertise: Canadian politics Canadian political parties The media's role in public policy Public opinion Environmental politics
Biography: I originally hail from Edmonton, Alberta I became interested in the role of the news media in the political process after working for a political party at the Legislative Assembly. My dissertation argued that changes in the provincial economy, the…
Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003); Professor, Department of Global Studies and Balsillie School of International Affairs
Areas of Expertise: International human rights; Comparative genocide studies; Sociology and politics of human rights; Women's international human rights; Gay and Lesbian rights; Human rights and retrospective justice; Human rights and globalization
Biography: Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Ph.D., FRSC …
Areas of Expertise: American politics; Canadian politics; Middle East politics; Public opinion; Canadian elections
Biography: Public opinion and elections; the politics of policy making; Canadian and American politics, research methodology. Dr. Kay's recent writings have been on the topics of electoral systems, public opinion polls and single-issue interest groups. He has also…
Areas of Expertise: Quebec politics; Canadian political parties; Canadian politics; Ontario politics; Social movements and interest groups (Canada)
Biography: Dr. Tanguay's current research focuses on electoral reform in liberal democracies and on the evolving division of labour between political parties and organized interests. He is also interested in Quebec politics, especially the evolution of the party…
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; North American Studies Program
Areas of Expertise: Environmental policy and politics (especially Canada and the U.S.); Canadian politics; American politics
Biography: Comparative public policy, environmental policy. Dr. VanNijnatten's current research addresses several aspects of Canadian and American environmental policy, including air quality and climate change policy, transboundary institutions and state-province…