Understanding the Canadian Federal Election Campaign

Colloquium | October 8 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia

 Canadian Studies Program (CAN))

Renowned UBC political scientist Richard Johnston will lay out the stakes and issues in 2019 Canadian Federal Election campaign. Lunch provided. Free, open to all.

Richard Johnston (PhD Stanford) holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation. At UBC, he is also affiliated with the Institute for European Studies. He has also taught at the University of Toronto, the California Institute of Technology, Harvard University (Mackenzie King chair, 1994-5), and the University of Pennsylvania. He has held visiting fellowships at Queen’s University at Kingston, the Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES), and the Australian National University. From 2009 to 2012, he was a Marie Curie Research Fellow attached to the European University Institute. In 2017-18, he held a fellowship from the Humboldt Foundation.

 elliott.smith@berkeley.edu, 510-642-0531