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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

“Affirmation without Recognition: Assessing Quebec’s Recent Initiative for Constitutional Engagement”, in American Review of Canadian Studies, 50:3, 326-339, 2020.
DOI: 10.1080/02722011.2020.1811586

“Culture and National Identity in Quebec”, in David McGrane and Neil Hibbert (eds.), Applied Political Theory and Canadian Politics, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019)

Engaging with Diversity: Multidisciplinary Reflections on Plurality from Québec, (Bruxelles: P.I.E. PETER LANG SA: 2018). (Equal co-editor with Stéphan Gervais and Mary Anne Poutanen)

“Commentary: ‘Interculturalism vs Multiculturalism – How can we live together in diversity?’”, Ethnicities, Published online before print, September 10, 2015, doi:10.1177/1468796815604558, pp. 1-24. Print Edition, June 2016; 16 (3).

“Contextualizing the Quebec Charter of Values: Belonging without Citizenship in Quebec”, Canadian Ethnic Studies. Special issue: Transforming Citizenship: Ethnicity, Transnationalism, and Belonging in Canada, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2015.

“Partial Asymmetry in Federal Construction: Accommodating Diversity in the Canadian Constitution”, in Marc Weller and Katherine Nobbs, (eds.), Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts, (Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010), pp. 75-96.

Federalism, Citizenship and Quebec: Debating Multinationalism, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007), (Equal co-author with Alain-G. Gagnon; Also available in Catalan, Spanish, French, Japanese and Chinese).