Erin Tolley

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  • Canadian Government
  • Public Policy


  • MESc,
  • M.A., University of Western Ontario
  • Ph.D., Queen's University

Erin Tolley

Assistant Professor


Erin Tolley is the author of Framed: Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics (UBC Press 2016). Her research focuses on socio-demographic diversity and its effect on Canadian politics. Her current projects include an examination of candidate recruitment and nomination by Canada’s political parties, a study of the impact of race and gender on vote choice, and an analysis of news coverage of immigration and diversity. Her work has appeared in the Canadian Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and Migration Policy Research. She is the author or co-author of 12 peer-reviewed book chapters, and the co-editor of five books including Immigrant Settlement Policy in Canadian Municipalities (MQUP 2011).

Research Interests

  • Canadian Politics
  • Electoral Representation
  • Race and Politics
  • Gender and Politics
  • Media and Politics
  • Immigration and Multiculturalism Policy

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