Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00
BackgroundInterests: Canadian government and politics. Some recent publications: “The American Imprint on Alberta Politics,” Great Plains Quarterly (2011); “The Quest for a Quebec Constitution,” American Review of Canadian Studies (2010); “The Success of the New Democratic Party,” in Paul G. Thomas and Curtis Brown, eds., Manitoba Politics and Government (2010); “A Dead End: Conservatism and the Conservative Party,” and “Unintended Consequences of Proportional Representation,” in Mark Charlton and Paul Barker, eds., Crosscurrents: Contemporary Political Issues, (2013); “Explaining Party Politics at the Local Level,” Public Sector Digest (2012).
EducationB.A., University of Manitoba
M.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Research InterestsCanadian Government and Politics
Elections and Voting
BooksIn Search of Canadian Political Culture (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007).
Social Democracy in Manitoba (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1985).
The Public Intellectual in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming).
Journal Articles“Social Democracy in Twentieth Century Canada: An Interpretive Framework,” (with Benjamin Isitt) Canadian Journal of Political Science (2007).
“Five Immigrant Waves: Their Ideological Orientations and Their Partisan Reverberations,” Canadian Ethnic Studies (2007).