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Raffaele Iacovino

Canadian federalism; Quebec Politics/Nationalism; Citizenship/Immigration

Degrees:BA, MA, PhD (McGill University)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1572
Office:C675 Loeb

Associate Professor

Raffaele Iacovino’s teaching and research interests include Canadian and Quebec politics, federalism, citizenship and immigration, and citizenship education. A native of Montreal, Quebec and a graduate of McGill University, he joined the Department of Political Science at Carleton University in the in the summer of 2009. Recently, he held the position of Invited Professor of Quebec Studies in the Quebec Studies Program at McGill University. He was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canada Research Chair on Democracy and Sovereignty at l’Université du Québec À Chicoutimi, and, most recently, Skelton-Clark postdoctoral fellow of Canadian Affairs in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University.

Selected Publications

“A Clash of Ideals? Federalism, Citizenship and Education in the Multinational State”, in François Rocher and Michael Behiels, (eds.), The State in Transition, (Ottawa: Invenire Books, 2011), pp. 217-338, with Geneviève Nootens.

“Partial Asymmetry in Federal Construction: Accommodating Diversity in the Canadian Constitution”, in Marc Weller, (ed.), Asymmetrical State Design as a Tool of Ethnopolitical Conflic Settlement, (Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010).

“En matière de reconnaissance du pluralisme ethnoculturel, le Québec
a-t-il les moyens de ses ambitions?”, in Bernard Gagnon, (ed.), Penser la diversité québécoise, (2010).

Federalism, Citizenship and Quebec: Debating Multinationalism, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007), with Alain-G. Gagnon.

“Canadian Federalism and Multinational Democracy: ‘Pressures’ from Quebec on the Federation”, in Herman Bakvis and Grace Skogstad, eds. Canadian Federalism: Performance, Effectiveness and Legitimacy, Second Edition, (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2007), pp. 334-354,with Alain-G. Gagnon.