Janine Brodie, PhD


Faculty of Arts - Political Science Dept



Dr. Janine Brodie is a Distinguished University Professor and a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Political Economy and Social Governance. Dr. Brodie has written extensively on many of the core challenges in Canadian politics and public policy, including social policy, citizenship equality, gender politics, continental integration, and neoliberal governance. She was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2002 and awarded a Trudeau Fellowship in 2010. In 2013, she became a Fellow of the Broadbent Institute and, in the following year, she was awarded the Royal Society of Canada’s Innis-Gerin medal for significant and sustained contributions to the social sciences in Canada. 


Dr. Brodie’s current research commitments include completing an edited volume on social justice and social inequality in Canada and the sixth edition of Critical Concepts: An Introduction to Politics. Her teaching is focused on Canadian Politics in our graduate and undergraduate streams. She has supervised and co-supervised a broad range of graduate theses in the Canadian and Comparative fields, especially those that emphasize, in their research questions and analysis, political economy, social justice, and discourse analysis.