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McGill Expert Alert: Quebec elections

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Published: 16 Feb 2007

Amid speculation of a looming Quebec election call, we suggest the following sources for your reports on the upcoming campaign.

General/Political process

Antonia Maioni
Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Expertise: Health-care reform, Quebec/national identity debate, the political process and elections, political parties and candidates.
514-398-4815
antonia [dot] maioni [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Reasonable Accommodation

Shauna Van Praagh
Professor, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Governing diversity through law, social diversity and law, families, religious communities and the state.
Tel: 514-398-6626
shauna [dot] vanpraagh [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
(Available after February 26, 2007)

Barry Levy
Dean, Faculty of Religious Studies
Expertise: Religious co-existence.
Tel: 514-398-3995
barry [dot] levy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Shaheen Shariff
Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education; Associate Member, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill Faculty of Law
Expertise: The impact of Quebec’s intercultural policies on ethnic students.
Tel: 398-5396
shaheen [dot] shariff [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Health Care

Antonia Maioni
Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Expertise: Health-care reform, Quebec/national identity debate, the political process and elections, political parties and candidates.
514-398-4815
antonia [dot] maioni [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Marie-Claude Prémont
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Contemporary social issues related to health-care reform; public/private health-care debate.
514-398-6635
marie-claude [dot] premont [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Quebec/nation debate: History

William Tetley
Professor, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Quebec political identity debate, Quebec cabinet minister under Robert Bourassa during the October Crisis.
Tel. 514-398-6619
william [dot] tetley [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Quebec political status/nation debate

Eric Bélanger
Professor, Department of Political Sciences
Expertise: Quebec nation debate.
Tel. 514-398-3706
eric [dot] belanger [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
(Available after February 26, 2007, for telephone interviews only)

Impact of new technology on campaigns

Stephen Farnsworth
Professor, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada; US Fulbright Scholar based at McGill for 06/07 year, political author, former journalist at the Kansas City Star.
Expertise: Media and politics, the impact of new technologies (e.g. blogs, YouTube) on the political process and candidates.
Tel: 514-398-5460

Media, polling and politics

Stuart Soroka
Professor, Department of Political Science/McGill Observatory on Media and Public Policy
Expertise: How technology impacts elections and changes the political process.
514-398-4865
stuart [dot] soroka [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

The culture of election campaigns

Gil Troy
Professor, Department of History
Expertise: Modern US political history. Has authored books and taught courses on American presidential election campaigns.
514-398-3898
g [dot] troy [at] videotron [dot] ca (Email)
(Available after February 26, 2007)

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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