Valérie Lapointe-Gagnon

Faculty

Valérie Lapointe-Gagnon is an Assistant Professor of History and Linguistic Rights at the Faculté Saint-Jean. She holds a doctorate in history from Laval University and is interested in the intellectual history of contemporary Québec and Canada, the contribution of intellectuals to society and constitutional issues. Her recent research explores the place of women in the Canadian political and intellectual history during the sixties. She published Panser le Canada, une histoire intellectuelle de la Commission Laurendeau-Dunton (Boréal, 2018), awarded by the Prix du livre politique de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec. She is the vice-president of Acfas-Alberta and member of the board of the AIEQ (Association internationale des études québécoises).

2020-06-01T14:52:45-06:00

Joshua Nichols

Centre for Constitutional Studies Advisory Board, University of Alberta

Faculty

Joshua Nichols holds a B.A. (Hons.) In political science and an M.A. in sociology from the University of Alberta; a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto; a J.D. from the University of British Columbia; and a Ph.D. in law from the University of Victoria. He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the International Law Association and a research fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (https://www.cigionline.org/person/joshua-nichols). Click here to see his complete biography.

 

2019-08-19T15:16:55-06:00

Steven Penney

Centre for Constitutional Studies Advisory Board, University of Alberta

Faculty

Steven Penney is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta. Born and raised in Edmonton, he received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. He researches, teaches, and consults in the areas of criminal procedure, evidence, substantive criminal law, privacy, and law and technology. He is co-author of Criminal Procedure in Canada and co-editor of Evidence: A Canadian Casebook and is a member of the advisory boards of the Alberta Law Review and Canadian Journal of Law & Justice. Previously, he was Associate Dean (Graduate Studies & Research) at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta; Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario; Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick, and law clerk to Mr. Justice Gérard V. La Forest of the Supreme Court of Canada. A selection of his recent research may be found at: https://ssrn.com/author=88993.

2019-08-19T14:59:08-06:00

Jared Wesley

Centre for Constitutional Studies Advisory Board, University of Alberta

Faculty

Dr. Jared Wesley is a pracademic — a practicing political scientist and former public servant — whose career path to the University of Alberta Department of Political Science has included senior management positions in the Alberta Public Service (APS).  While in Alberta’s Executive Council, he gained valuable experience in the development of public policy and intergovernmental strategy. He also served as Director of Learning and Development in the Alberta Public Service Commission, establishing policies and curriculum to train public servants at all levels of the APS.  He studies and teaches the politics of bureaucracy and the bureaucracy of politics, and is co-author of two leading books: The Public Servant’s Guide to Government in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2018) and Inside Canadian Politics (Oxford University Press, 2016).
2019-08-20T17:01:23-06:00

Linda Trimble

Centre for Constitutional Studies Advisory Board, University of Alberta

Faculty

Linda Trimble is a Professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Alberta. She joined the Department in 1989 and has served as its Chair and Associate Chair. Her research investigates gendered news coverage of political leaders. Recent publications include Ms. Prime Minister: Gender, Media and Leadership, published by University of Toronto Press in 2017, and “Julia Gillard and the Gender Wars,” (Politics & Gender, 2015). Linda is currently working on an international research project investigating women’s pathways to political power at the subnational level of government in Canada and Australia.

2019-08-22T13:37:50-06:00