Featured Faculty Research

Associate Professor Joanna Quinn

Professor Joanna Quinn
Selected President-Elect of College of New Scholars

"It's an honour to be asked to serve as President of The College. I look forward to working with Canada's emerging intellectual leaders to connect College members in useful and innovative ways that showcase the depth and breadth of our collective research."
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Professor Richard Vernon

Professor Richard Vernon
Thinking About Citizenship, and Beyond

“In my career at Western I have been able to explore ideas wherever they may take me in both my teaching and my research.”
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Chris Alcantara and Book

Professor Chris Alcantara
American Political Science Association Book Award

“It's an amazing honour. APSA is the largest political science association in the world and the previous winners of this award are some of best political scientists in the discipline.”
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Associate Professor Laura Stephenson

Professor Laura B. Stephenson
How Social Structures Influence Voters

“I love this research field because political behaviour itself has no boundaries; it is universal in all democracies.”
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Dan Bousfield

Professor Dan Bousfield
Honoured for Teaching Innovation and Student Engagement

“If I don’t find it interesting, I don’t know how students will find it interesting.”
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Dave Armstrong

Professor Dave Armstrong
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

“Marrying these two approaches will give us more robust inferences. It will help provide evidence that the answers we find are meaningful, and tell us something useful about the world.”
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