February 24, 2015
Dr. Nelson Wiseman, Ph.D., Director of the Canadian Studies Program, Political Science, U of T
Dr. Wiseman is the Director of the Canadian Studies Program. His research interests are Canadian government and politics.
His published articles have appeared in Canadian Journal of Political Science, Canadian Historical Review, Canadian Public Policy, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Journal of Canadian Studies, Canadian Ethnic Studies, National Journal of Constitutional Law, and American Review of Canadian Studies, among other journals.
Prof. Wiseman has appeared as an invited witness at the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, the House of Commons Procedure and House Affairs Committee, and the Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and has authored an invited brief on Canada’s fixed-election date laws for the United Kingdom House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution.
A columnist for The Hill Times, Canada’s politics and government newsweekly, he fields many calls from local, national, and international media on Canadian federal, provincial, and municipal politics. Join us on February 24th for some surprising factoids about the dysfunctional Canadian political landscape.