Harold M Waller

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Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Email address: 
harold.waller [at] mcgill.ca

PhD, Georgetown University

Leacock 423
Areas of interest: 
  • The U.S. Budgetary Process as a Focal Point of the Struggle Over Public Policy
  • American Politics
  • Research Methods
  • Jewish Political Studies
  • Israeli Politics
Selected publications: 

Books, monographs, and chapters in books

“Canada,” American Jewish Year Book, Vol. 105, David Singer and Lawrence Grossman (eds.). New York: American Jewish Committee, 2005, pp. 285-315.

"The Impact of the Six Day War on the Organizational Life of Canadian Jewry," in Leah Cohen (ed.), The Six Day War and Community Dynamics in the Diaspora.

"The Canadian Jewish Polity: Power and Leadership in the Jewish Community", in The Jews of Canada, Robert Brym, Morton Weinfeld, and William Shaffir (eds.) Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993, pp. 254-269.

Maintaining Consensus: The Canadian Jewish Polity in the Post War World, (with Daniel J. Elazar). Lanham, MD.; University Press of America, 1990, 499 pp. Recipient of National Jewish Book Award, 1991.

"Morality and Israeli Policy in the Territories," in Daniel J. Elazar, (ed.), Morality and Power: Contemporary Jewish Views. Lanham, MD.: University Press of America, 1989, pp. 135-141.

"Israel in the International Arena," in The Impact of the Six Day War: A Twenty-Year Assessment, Stephen J. Roth (ed.) London: Macmillan and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988, pp. 152-168.

"Introduction: Crisis and Continuity in Canadian Federalism," with Filippo Sabetti, in Canadian Federalism: From Crisis to Constitution, pp. 1-8.

Canadian Federalism: From Crisis to Constitution, Harold M. Waller, Filippo Sabetti, and Daniel J. Elazar (eds.) Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1987, 282 pp.

"The Jews of Quebec and Le Fait Francis" (with Morton Weinfeld), in Weinfeld, Shaffir, and Cotler (eds.), The Canadian Jewish Mosaic, pp. 415-439.

Refereed publications

"Canada," American Jewish Year Book, 1998, Vol 98. New York: American Jewish Committee, 1998, pp. 191-210.

Harold Waller, "Canada," Antisemitism World Report 1998. London and New York: Institute for Jewish Public Policy Research and American Jewish Committee, 1998, published on the Web at www.ort.org/communit/jpr/ , 14 pp.

Harold Waller, Michael Dumper, The Politics of Jerusalem Since 1967. Shofar, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Fall 1998), pp. 172-174.

"Canada's Future as a Community", The Responsive Community, Vol. 2, Issue 4 (Fall 1992), pp. 40-47.

"Political Philosophy and the Jewish Political Tradition: Can They Be Integrated?", Jewish Political Studies Review, Vol. 1, Nos. 3-4 (Fall 1989), pp. 43-57.

"The 1988 Israeli Election: Proportional Representation with a Vengeance," Middle East Review, Vol. XXI, No. 4 (Summer 1989), pp. 9-17.

"Introduction: Crisis & Continuity in Canadian Federalism", Filippo Sabetti and Harold M. Waller in Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Winter 1984): pp. 1-8.

Crisis and Continuity in Canadian Federalism, ed. by Filippo Sabetti and Harold M. Waller, a Special Issue of Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Winter 1984).

"The Algiers Conference and the Posture of the PLO", Middle East Focus, Vol. 6, No. 1 (May 1983), pp. 3-4, 23.

"The Dilemma of American Political Parties", Canadian Review of American Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Spring 1983), pp. 79-88.

Other publications

Over 30 articles on politics in publications such as The New Leader, The New Republic, Viewpoints, La Presse, and The New Federation.

Research areas: 
Comparative Government and Politics