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  • MESc, University of Manitoba
  • M.A., Yale University
  • Ph.D., Yale University

Donald Forbes

Professor Emeritus


Main interests are Canadian politics, Anglo-American political thought, nationalism and ethnic conflict, and the philosophy and politics of the social sciences. Publications include: Canadian Political Thought (edited, 1985); Nationalism, Ethnocentrism, and Personality (1985); Ethnic Conflict (1997); George Grant: A Guide to His Thought (2007); and articles and chapters on political culture, electoral behaviour, democratic theory, educational policy, and statistical methods. Currently writing a book on multiculturalism in Canada.

Research Interests

  • Canadian Politics
  • Anglo-American Political Thought
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
  • Philosophy and Politics of Social Sciences

Recent Publications