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Find an Expert by Research Topic

Our Faculty members welcome media enquiries on many subjects. The following is a list of Faculty members categorized by the subject areas on which they are willing to comment. You may contact our Faculty directly or if you require assistance please contact our main administrative office at 519-661-3266.

Canadian Politics

Christopher Alcantara

Canadian Politics
Indigenous politics
Federalism
Public Policy

Cameron Anderson Canadian Politics
Elections, Voting
Mulitlevel Governance
Public Opinion
Cristine de Clercy Canadian Politics
Political Leadership
Public Policy
Women and Politics
Caroline Dick Aboriginal Politics
Constitutional Politics
Difference Politics and the Politics of Identity
Legal Method
Laura Stephenson Canadian Politics
Comparative Political Economy
Elections
Experimental Political Science
Institutions
Political Behaviour
Zack Taylor

Municipal Elections
Local government and Public Policy 
Local and Regional Planning
Local Public Finance (Ontario)
Metropolitan governance
Politics in Toronto

 

Comparative Politics

Dave Armstrong

Polling and Survey Methodology
Protest and Social Movements
Statistics and Data Analysis
US Politics/Elections

Marta Dyczok Politics and History of Eastern Europe
Politics and the Media
Post Communism
Ukraine
Peter Ferguson Democratization
Public Consultation
Public Opinion Polling
Salim Mansur Middle East
South Asia
The Muslim World
Andrés Pérez Politics and Neuroscience
Religion and Politics
State Formation in Latin America
Zack Taylor

Municipal Elections (Canada and the United States)
Local Government and Public Policy (Canada and the United States)
Local and Regional Planning (Canada and the United States)
Metropolitan Governance (Canada and the United States)

International Relations

Donald Abelson Think Tanks
US Foreign Policy
Radoslav Dimitrov Climate Change Politics
Global Governance
International Environmental Politics
International Negotiations
Adam Harmes Business and Govenment
International Political Economy
Multilevel Governance
Salim Mansur Middle East
South Asia
The Muslim World
Joanna Quinn Transitional Justice
Truth Commissions
Erika Simpson Canadian Defence and Foreign Policy
International Security
NATO
Peacekeeping

Local Government (Urban Politics & Local Governance)

Martin Horak Comparative Urban Politics (Europe and North America)
Multilevel Urban Governance
Joe Lyons

Federalism
Municipal Politics and Administration
Special-Purpose Bodies

Zack Taylor

Municipal Elections (Canada and the United States)
Local Government and Public Policy (Canada and the United States)
Local and Regional Planning (Canada and the United States)
Metropolitan Governance (Canada and the United States)
Local Public Finance (Ontario)
Politics in Toronto 

Political Theory

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy Contemporary French Political Theory
Nietzsche
Post-Structuralism
Charles Jones Contemporary Political Theory
Equality
Global Justice
Human Rights
Richard Vernon Democracy
History of Political Thought
Intergenerational Justice
Pluralism
Theories of Justice