Full Time Faculty

Christopher Alcantara

Christopher Alcantara

Professor, Graduate Chair
calcanta@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85171

Office: SSC 7308
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Governance, Institutions, Intergovernmental Relations, Indigenous-Settler Politics, Political Behaviour, Elections and Voting Behaviour

Teaching
Canadian Politics, Public Administration, Public Policy, Multilevel Governance, Regional and Local Government


Robert Andersen

Andersen

Professor (cross-appointed)
Professor of Sociology, Political Science and Statistics
Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy, and Professor of Strategy, Ivey
bob.andersen@ivey.ca



Research
Inequality, Politics and Democracy, Political Behaviour and Elections, Applied Statistics and Survey Methods


Cameron Anderson

Anderson

Associate Professor
Co-Director, Political Behaviour Research Group
cander54@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 81163

Office: SSC 7312
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Canadian Politics, Elections, Voting, Public Opinion, Multilevel Governance

Teaching
Canadian Politics, Political Behaviour, Multilevel Governance


Dave Armstrong

Armstrong

Associate Professor
Director, Centre for Computational and Quantitative Social Science
dave.armstrong@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x 85160

Office: SSC 7310
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Statistics, Measurement, Data Visualization, Human Rights, Democracy, Conflict

Teaching
Generalized Linear Models, Measurement, Data Visualization, Research Design, Bayesian Statistics


Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

BiswasMellamphy

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Chair
nbiswasm@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 81161

Office: SSC 7316
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research 
Political Theory, Post-Structuralism, Techno-Politics and Digital Culture, War and Surveillance

Teaching
History of Political Thought (Antiquity, Modernity, Postmodernity), Critical Theories, Feminism, and War on Terror


Dan Bousfield

Bousfield

Assistant Professor
Director of IR Program
dbousfie@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85114

Office: SSC 7324
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Political Economy of Protest, Psychoanalysis and Politics, Gender Studies, International Relations and Qualitative Methodology, Ethnography, Korean Social Movements, Militant Masculinities

Teaching
International Relations, International Political Economy, Comparative Politics, East Asian Politics


Cristine de Clercy

deClercy

Associate Professor
Director, Leadership and Democracy Laboratory
c.declercy@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85163

Office: SSC 4135
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research 
Political Leadership, Canadian Politics, Public Policy, Comparative Politics

Teaching
Canadian Politics, Leadership, Public Policy and Methodology


Caroline Dick

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Associate Professor
cdick4@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85167

Office: SSC 7326
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Law and Politics, Gender, Racialization, Critical Race Feminism, Minority Social Groups and Inequality, In-Group Oppression and Intersectionality, Indigenous Rights

Teaching
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legal Ethics and The Judiciary, The Politics of Racialization, Canadian Identity Politics, Gender and Politics, Critical Race Feminism


Radoslav Dimitrov

dimitrov

Associate Professor
radoslav.dimitrov@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85023

Office: SSC 4219
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)
On Leave (July 1, 2021 – July 1, 2022)

Research
Climate Change Politics, Persuasion in International Negotiations, International Environmental Agreements, Global Governance and Institutions, Norms in World Politics, Environmental Security, Science, Knowledge and Collective Action

Teaching
International Relations Theory, Climate Change Politics, Global Environment Politics and International Law, UN Diplomacy and Negotiations, International Institutions and Global Governance


Marta Dyczok

Dyczok

Associate Professor
Joint Appointment with History
mdyczok@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 84982

Office: LwH 2246
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)
On Leave January 1, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Research
International Politics and History; Focus on Eastern Europe, Former Soviet Union; Specifically Ukraine, Media Migration, and Post-Communism

Teaching
Russian and Eastern European Politics and History, and Comparative Politics


Elizabeth Finneron-Burns

Elizabeth Finneron-Burns

Assistant Professor
efinnero@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 82236

Office: SSC 7211
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Future Generations, Contractualism, Human Extinction, Global Justice, Applied Ethics

Teaching
Contemporary Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Applied Ethics 


Amanda Friesen

Friesen Head Shot

Associate Professor
afries4@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 88106

Office: SSC 7245
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Political Psychology, Resilience and Efficacy, Gender and Social Identities, Biology and Politics


Adam Harmes

Harmes

Associate Professor
aharmes@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85173

Office: SSC 7219
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer) 

Research
Conservative and Progressive Interest Groups and Political Parties (Canada, US, Anglosphere), Advocacy and Election Campaign Techniques, Economic and Foreign Policy

Teaching
Business and Government, Political Strategy and Communication, International Relations


Martin Horak

Horak

Associate Professor
mhorak@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85002


Office: SSC 7237
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)
On Leave January 1, 2022– July 1, 2022

Research
Comparative Urban Politics (North America and Europe), Multilevel Urban Governance, Institutional Change in Urban Politics

Teaching
Local and Urban Politics (Canadian and Comparative), Organizational Behaviour


Charles Jones

Jones

Associate Professor
cwjones@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85060

Office: SSC 7213
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Cosmopolitanism, Theories of Justice, International Political Theory, Normative Aspects of Nationalism

Teaching
International Justice, History of Political Thought, Contemporary Political Thought


Matthew Lebo

Matt Lebo

Department Chair, Professor
matthew.lebo@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 88562

Office: SSC 7239
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
The American Congress and The Presidency, Political Parties, Political Behaviour and Elections, British Politics, Political Methodology

Teaching
American Politics, Political Behaviour, British Politics, and Research Methods


Joseph Lyons

J. Lyons

Assistant Professor
Director, Local Government Program
jlyons7@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85168

Office: SSC 7215
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Local Government, Multilevel Governance, Special Purpose Bodies

Teaching
Business and Government, Local Government, Urban Political Analysis


Bruce Morrison

Morrison

Assistant Professor
bmorris2@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 84937

Office: SSC 7225
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Democratization, State Formation, State Society Relations, Social Policy

Teaching
West European Politics, Social Politics, European Integration, Political Parties, Social Movements


Nigmendra Narain

Narain

Lecturer and Course Coordinator of Politics 1020E
nnarain@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85108

Office: SSC 4149
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
International Relations Theory, Feminist Theory, India and Pakistan, South Asian Women's Organizations

Teaching
International Relations, Gender and Politics


Joanna Quinn

Joanna Quinn

Professor
Director, Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction
jquinn2@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85172

Office: SSC 7314
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Truth Commissions, Transitional Justice

Teaching
Human Rights, Democratization, International Relations


Erika Simpson

Simpson

Associate Professor
simpson@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85156

Office: SSC 7235
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
International Security, Canadian Defence, Foreign Policy, NATO, Peacekeeping

Teaching
International Relations, International Security, International Relations Theory


Laura Stephenson

Stephenson

Professor
Co-Director, Political Behaviour Research Group
laura.stephenson@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85164

Office: SSC 7243
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Political Behaviour, Elections, Institutions, Comparative Economy, Canadian Politics, Experimental Political Science

Teaching
Canadian Politics, Voting Behaviour, Methodology


Zack Taylor

Zack Taylor

Associate Professor
Director, Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance 
zack.taylor@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85169

Office: SSC 7247
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)
On Leave January 1, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Research
Canadian and Comparative Politics and Public Policymaking, Contemporary and Historical Development of Multi-Level Governance, Planning of North American Cities, Political and Electoral Geography


Mathieu Turgeon

Mathieu Turgeon

Associate Professor
mturgeo4@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 84929

Office: SSC 7223
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)

Research
Comparative Political Behaviour; Statistical, Experimental and Survey Methodology

Teaching
Political Psychology, Public Opinion, Methodology


Richard Vernon

Vernon

Distinguished University Professor
ravernon@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 X 85166

Office: SSC 4216
Office Hours: By Appointment (Summer)
On Leave July 1, 2021 – January 1, 2022

Research
Theories of Justice, Rights, Democracy, Pluralism and Obligation

Teaching
History of Political Thought, Contemporary Political Theory