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Jonathan Malloy

Cross Appointed

Degrees:BA (Waterloo), MA (Queen's), PhD (Toronto)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1189
Office:D685 Loeb Building

Professor, Department of Political Science
Cross Appointed in the School of Public Policy and Administration

Jonathan Malloy is the Honourable Dick and Ruth Bell Chair in Canadian Parliamentary Democracy and Professor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University. He previously served as department chair from 2012-2018. He has been a faculty member at Carleton since 2000, after receiving his PhD from the University of Toronto and earlier degrees from the University of Waterloo and Queen’s University.

His interest in parliamentary government began when he served as an Ontario Legislative Intern in 1992-93. Since then, he has been teaching, writing, and thinking about Canadian political institutions. Key areas of research include parliamentary committees and prime ministerial leadership, and he served as president of the Canadian Study of Parliament Group from 2009-2013. He has also co-authored and co-edited two books on Ontario politics – The Politics of Ontario, co-edited with Cheryl Collier, the first text on Ontario government and politics in two decades, and Fighting for Votes, co-authored with William Cross, Tamara Small and Laura Stephenson, the first ever book-length study of a provincial election in Canada. In the past he has also researched religion and politics in Canada and policy coordination within provincial governments.

He also has a scholarly research agenda on PhD career development and mentoring in Canadian universities and in the discipline of political science, and recently co-wrote Work Your Career: Get What You Want From Your Social Sciences or Humanities PhDwith Loleen Berdahl.

He has been a visiting Fulbright Chair at Duke University and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, and is active in the Canadian Political Science Association. He is from Elmira, Ontario.

Selected Publications

Work Your Career: Get What You Want From Your Social Sciences or Humanities PhD, with Loleen Berdahl (University of Toronto Press, 2018)

The Politics of Ontarioedited with Cheryl Collier. (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

Fighting for Votes: Parties, the Media, and Voters in an Ontario Election, with William P. Cross, Tamara A. Small and Laura B. Stephenson (University of British Columbia Press, 2015)

Between Colliding Worlds: The Ambiguous Existence of Government Agencies For Aboriginal and Women’s Policy (University of Toronto Press, 2003)

“Political opportunity structures, evangelical Christians and morality politics in Canada, Australia and New Zealand” Australian Journal of Political Science 52:3 (2017)

“Mulroney’s Shadows: The Many Images of Canada’s Eighteenth Prime Minister,” Canadian Political Science Review 4:1 (March 2010)

“High Discipline, Low Cohesion? The Uncertain Patterns of Canadian Parliamentary Parties,” Journal of Legislative Studies 9:3 (Winter 2003)