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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

June 2019

Academic Presentations

Sedef Arat-Koç.  “Naming the Elephants in the Room, Decolonizing Refugee Studies.” Presented in session L17(a): Decolonizing Refugee Studies, Decolonizing ‘Rights’, and Decolonizing Political Theory of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 06 June 2019.

Sedef Arat-Koç.  Panellist.  Session B2: Socialist   Feminisms: Theories, Struggles, and Prefigurative Praxis of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Society for Socialist Studies: Circuits of Capital, Circles of Solidarity, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Sedef Arat-Koç.  Panellist.  Session L00(a): Work/Life Balance: Handling Emotional Labour, Guilt, and Ambition Women in Political Science Leadership Program of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 03 June 2019.

Bryan Evans.  “Cock and Bull: What Do Budget Speeches Signal?”  Presented in the Panel: Varieties of Austerity: A Comparative Survey of Austerity Policy and Politics at AltRoutes 2019: The Globalization Project: Falling Behind or Failing Forward (the Annual Conference of Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research).  Turin, IT: University of Turin, 12-14 June 2019.

Carolyn Johns.  “Complex Environmental Governance: Applying Water Governance Indicators in the Great Lakes Region.” Presented in session K07: Complex Environmental Governance and Policy Implementation Challenges: Speaking Truth to Practitioners of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Rebecca Wallace, Michael McGregor, Erin Tolley, and Olivia Chow.  “Immigrants and Participation in Local Elections: A Mixed-Methods Examination of Turnout in the 2018 Ontario Municipal Elections.”  Presented in session E8: The City of Migration of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 05 June 2019.

Cameron Anderson, Michael McGregor, and Laura Stephenson.  “Us vs. Them: Do the Rules of the Game Encourage Negative Partisanship?”  Presented in session F14(b): Voters in Context: Evidence from the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) Project of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 05 June 2019.

Cameron Anderson, Michael McGregor, and Scott Pruysers.  “Incumbency and Competitiveness in City Council Elections: How Accurate Are Voter Perceptions?”  Presented in session E01: Municipal Electoral Participation of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Adrienne Davidson, Jack Lucas, and Michael McGregor.  “Explaining Support for Separate School Funding in Ontario: An Experimental Study.” Presented in session A7(a): Canadian Public Policy I of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Scott Pruysers and Michael McGregor. "Do Municipal Politicians Live in Their Own Political World?" Presented in session A01(b): Candidates, Nominations and Representation of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Daniel Rubenson [with Christopher Dawes (New York University)]. “For Club or Country: A Half Million Person Group Identity Experiment.” Presented at the Tenth International Conference on Sport and Society: Sports Media Vectors: Digitization, Expanding Audiences, and the Globalization of Live Sport.  Toronto: Ryerson University, 20 June 2019.

Daniel Rubenson [with Christopher Dawes (New York University)]. “A Group Identity Experiment Among Football Supporters.” Presented at the research meeting of Evidence in Governance and Politics: EGAP26 – Cotonou. Cotonou, Benin: Golden Tulip Le Diplomate, 14 June 2019.

Daniel Rubenson [with Christopher Dawes (New York University)]. “Group Identity and Voter Turnout: A GOTV Field Experiment Among Football Supporters.” An invited presentation at Uppsala University (Sweden) on 01 June 2019.

Karen Ruddy: "The Limits of 'Diversity Discourse': Reimagining Writing as an Ethico-Political Practice of Critique.”  Presented in the panel Problematizing the Institutionalization of 'Diversity Discourse' in Writing Studies at the 11th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing: Circles of Writing Studies, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 02 June 2019.

Ron Sheese, Karen Ruddy, Julie Conder, and John Eastwood. "Development of a required ‘Writing in Psychology’ course for Psychology majors.”  Presented in the session Innovative Pedagogies of the 11th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing: Circles of Writing Studies, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 02 June 2019.

Karen Ruddy: "Queering student engagement: Writing 'failure' in an academic recovery course."  Presented in the session Critical Writing Studies of the 11th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing: Circles of Writing Studies, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 02 June 2019.

Meghan Joy, John Shields, and Siu Mee Cheng.  “Social Innovation Labs: Canadian SIL Landscape and Policymaking Implications.” Presented in Session 2 of Panel T05P08: Policy Actors and Instruments at the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) 4th International Conference on Public Policy.  Montreal: Concordia University, 28 June 2019.

John Shields.  “The Missing Family, an Immigration Policy Deficit: Why Family Matters.”  Presented in session W110: Putting Family First: Implications for Migration and Integration Policy and Practice at the International Metropolis Conference – The Promise of Migration: Inclusion, Economic Growth and Global Cooperation.  Ottawa: Shaw Centre, 26 June 2019.

John Shields.  Panelist. “Knowledge Mobilization in the Immigration and Settlement Sector: Revisiting Goals and Learning from Practices.” CERIS Community Forum.  Toronto: Central YMCA, 19 June 2019.

Ronald K. Vogel.  “The Governance of World Cities: Power, Politics and Economics in the City Still Matter.”  Presented in the session: The Challenges of Metropolitan City Governance of Track 4: Governing Cities – Cities and Democracy, at the EURA/UAA Conference City Futures IV.  Dublin, Ireland: University College Dublin (UCD), 20 June 2019.

Appointments

Frank D’Onofrio has been renewed as Public Servant in Residence for 2019-20.

Patrice Dutil has been re-appointed as Coordinator of the Public Administration and Leadership Certificate.

Rob Goodman has been appointed to the tenure stream faculty in our Department (link is to an early version of web bio).

Chris Gore has been appointed Interim Chair for 2019-20.

Carolyn Johns has been appointed Graduate Program Director of the MA in Public Policy and Administration for the term of 01 July 2019 to 30 June 2022.

Duncan MacLellan has been appointed Undergraduate Program Director of the BA in Public Administration and Governance for the term of 01 July 2019 to 30 June 2022.

Andrea Migone has been appointed to the tenure stream faculty in our Department (link is to faculty bio page).

Conference Participation

Christopher Gore.  Discussant.  Session G01 - Upping the Ante: Examining Contentious Stakeholder Politics and the Evolution of Energy Governance of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Christopher Gore.  Chair.  Session K07: Complex Environmental Governance and Policy Implementation Challenges: Speaking Truth to Practitioners of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 04 June 2019.

Michael McGregor.  Chair.  Session F10(a): Gender, Political Participation, and the Vote of the Canadian Political Science Association: All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 05 June 2019.

Daniel Rubenson.  Moderator. “Controlling Corruption: Lessons From the Americas and Reflections From West Africa.” EGAP Evidence Seminar held as part of the research meeting of Evidence in Governance and Politics: EGAP26 – Cotonou. Cotonou, Benin: Golden Tulip Le Diplomate, 13 June 2019.

Karen Ruddy.  Chair and Panel Organizer.  Problematizing the Institutionalization of 'Diversity Discourse' in Writing Studies panel at the 11th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing: Circles of Writing Studies, held as part of the 88th Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Circles of Conversation. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 01 June 2019.

John Shields.  Chair. “Knowledge Mobilization in the Immigration and Settlement Sector: Revisiting Goals and Learning from Practices.” CERIS Community Forum.  Toronto: Central YMCA, 19 June 2019.

Meghan Joy and Ronald K. Vogel.  Chairs.  Panel T08P08: Critical Urban Policy at the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) 4th International Conference on Public Policy.  Montreal: Concordia University, 26-27 June 2019.

Ronald K. Vogel.  Discussant.  Session 1: Critical Urban Theory of Panel T08P08: Critical Urban Policy at the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) 4th International Conference on Public Policy.  Montreal: Concordia University, 26 June 2019.

Ronald K. Vogel.  Moderator.  Session 2: Critical Urban Policy of Panel T08P08: Critical Urban Policy at the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) 4th International Conference on Public Policy.  Montreal: Concordia University, 27 June 2019.

Events

John Shields organized a meeting with the Committee for Labour and Social Matters of the German Bundestag at Ryerson University on 21 June 2019. This was a high-profile political delegation from the German Parliament representing the range of parties in the Bundestag. Discussions centred on the politics of immigration issues regarding labour and social matters in Canada and their relevance for Germany.

Grants

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Publications - Published

Maria Gintova. “Use of social media in Canadian public administration: opportunities and barriers.” Canadian Public Administration 62:1 (March 2019): 7-26.

A. Paul Williams and Janet M. Lum.  “Interdisciplinary Research in Health Care.” In Researching Health: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods, 3rd ed., ed Mike Saks and Judith Allsop, 472-488. London: Sage Publications, 2019.

Janet M. Lum and A. Renée Koch-Fitsialos. Gerontechnology: The Pros and Cons of Apps, Robots & Other Devices for Connected Aging. Toronto, ON: Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community, 2019.

Andrea Migone.  “From Procurement to the Commissioning of Public Services.” In Collaboration in Public Service Delivery: Promise and Pitfalls ed. Anka Kekez, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, 78-91. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019.

Andrea Migone.  “Commissioning of Public Services: Cooperation and Strategic Approaches.” Policy Design and Practice 1:4 (February 2019): 298-309.

Riley Bushell and John Shields.  “The Third Sector, Settlement, and Social Inclusion in Canada and Germany.” In The Promise of Migration: A Companion to the International Metropolis Conference 2019, Ottawa, Canada, ed. Harald Bauder, 18-26.  Toronto: Ryerson University Graduate Program in Immigration and Settlement Studies (ISS) in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), 2019.

Publications - Accepted for Publication

Maria Gintova.  “Understanding government social media users: an analysis of interactions on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Twitter and Facebook.” Government Information Quarterly, forthcoming.