PS 3332F The Political Significance of the Charter
PS 4203F Social Diversity, Gender and the Law
PS 4204G Politics of Race
PS 9533B Identity Politics (Cdn, Comp)
Ph.D., Queen's University; LLB University of Western Ontario Telephone: 519.661.2111 ext. 85167 E-mail: email@example.com Office: Social Sciences Centre 4088
Professor Dick’s research interests revolve around the intersection of law and politics, with an emphasis on the political and legal construction of minority social groups and Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Her research also examines the interplay between political theory and judicial outcomes.
Current Research Projects
Professor Dick is currently examining how the discourse of authenticity benefits and burdens members of minority social groups in the legal realm.
2011:Caroline Dick, The Perils of Identity: Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference, Vancouver: UBC Press.
Refereed Journal Articles
2011: Caroline Dick, “A Tale of Two Cultures: Intimate Femicide, Cultural Defences, and the Law of Provocation,” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 23, no. 2: 519-47.
2009: Caroline Dick, “‘Culture and the Courts’ Revisited: Group-Rights Scholarship and the Evolution of s.35(1),” Canadian Journal of Political Science 42, 4: 957-979.
2008: Kiera L. Ladner and Caroline Dick. “Out of the Fires of Hell: Globalization as a Solution to Globalization – An Indigenist Perspective,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 23: 63-91.
Awards and Distinctions
2011; 2008; 2007: Recipient of the University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll for excellence in teaching.
2010: Finalist for the CPSA’s Jill Vickers Prize for the best paper on gender and politics presented at the 2009 CPSA conference.
2009-2010: Member of the CPSA’s Executive Committee.
2009-2010: Member of the CPSA’s Committee on Professional Ethics struck to investigate and report on the advisability of the Association adopting a professional code of ethics.
2008-2010: Member of the CPSA’s Board of Directors.
2007: Finalist for the CPSA’s John McMenemy Prize for the best article to appear in the Canadian Journal of Political Science in 2006.