William Cross

Completed Doctoral Supervisions

Scott Pruysers received his PhD frpm the department of Political Science at Carleton University in 2016. Before joining the department Scott completed his MA and BA in political science at the University of Waterloo. His thesis examines party integration in multi-level political environments. Using Ontario as a case study, his research explores the extent to which national and provincial parties collaborate, coordinate, and cooperate with one another, both during election campaigns and in the inter-election period. His research has been published in national and international journals such as the Canadian Journal of Political Science and Regional and Federal Studies.

Matt Thompson received his PhD from Carleton  University in 2017. After completing his undergraduate degree at York and a MA at Laurier, Matt had a strong drive to pursue research on Canadian political parties and their interactions with each other. That interest led him to Carleton. His thesis research focusef on how parties manage internal factions and divisions.

Rob Currie-Wood received his PhD from Carleton University in 2022.  Rob did his MA work at the University of Calgary and his BA at the University of Northern British Columbia.  Rob's thesis examines the distribution of power within Canada's political parties and offers an explanation for recent shifts in authority among the different strata of the parties.  Rob recieved a Senate Medal from Carleton for outstanding PhD work.  He spent the 2022-23 academic year as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at St. Francis Xavier University and is currently enjoying a two year post-doctoral position at the University of Alberta.

Harry Nedelcu received his PhD from Carleton University in 2016.  His dissertation explores the causal factors responsible for the formation and electoral success of anti-establishment radical political parties during the early 21 century in western states. He holds an MA in European, Russian and Eurasian studies and a BA from McGill University in Political Science and International Relations. His broader research interests include political parties and party systems in western democracies, radical politics, extreme-right politics, fringe and anti-establishment parties, minority politics and minority political representation.

Students in Progress;
Louise Cockram is writing a thesis examining and contrasting MP orientation in Canada and the United Kingdom
Alisson Levesque is writing a thesis examing personalization of on-line party communications in Canada
Andrew Mattan is writing a thesis on the use of social media by local party associations in Canada and its implications for intra-party democracy
Post-Doctoral Supervisions
Silvina Danesi (PhD Montreal) 2010-12
Bruce Hicks (PhD Montreal) 2011-13

Scott Pruysers (PhD Carleton) 2016-17, 2018-19.