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Dr. Donald E. Abelson
Director, Steven K. Hudson Chair in Canada-US Relations
 
 
 

Donald E. Abelson, PhD, is Director, Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, Steven K. Hudson Chair in Canada-US Relations, and Professor, Political Science, St. Francis Xavier University. Before joining StFX, Dr. Abelson served as Director, Canada-US Institute, Director, Centre for American Studies, and Chair, Political Science, University of Western Ontario. He is also Adjunct Professor (Political Science), Dalhousie University and Adjunct Research Professor (Political Science), University of Western Ontario. Dr. Abelson received his MA and PhD (Political Studies) from Queen’s University, an MA (Journalism) from the University of Western Ontario, and a BA Hons. (Political Science) from the University of Toronto. He teaches and conducts research in the fields of Comparative Politics (Canada and the US) and International Relations.

Dr. Abelson is the author of several books, including Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes (3rd ed., McGill-Queen’s University Press [MQUP], 2018); Think Tanks Foreign Policy and Geo-Politics: Pathways to Influence (with Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua, Routledge, 2017); Northern Lights: Exploring Canada’s Think Tank Landscape (MQUP, 2016); and A Capitol Idea: Think Tanks & U.S. Foreign Policy (MQUP, 2006). Each of these books has been translated into Simplified Chinese. Dr. Abelson is also the author of over five-dozen journal articles and book chapters.

His current research, funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant, explores the relationship between three US think tanks and the universities with whom they are or were affiliated. Dr. Abelson recently co-edited, with Christopher J. Rastrick, the Handbook on Think Tanks in Public Policy, which will be published by Edward Elgar in spring 2021. In March 2020, he and Adam Lajeunesse co-edited a special issue of The American Review of Canadian Studies. The issue explored the impact of the Trump administration on Canada-US relations.

Dr. Abelson is currently writing a textbook with Stephen Brooks and Melissa Hausmann entitled Understanding American Politics, forthcoming from the University of Toronto Press. In addition, he is co-editing, with Stephen Brooks, a volume for Routledge, entitled Transatlantic Relations: Challenge and Resilience.

 

BOOKS

Handbook on Think Tanks in Public Policy
American Think Tanks and their Role in US Foreign Policy
 

Publications

Abelson, Donald E. and Christopher Rastrick (eds), Handbook on Policy Think Tanks. London: Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2020.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes. Third Edition. Revised and Expanded. Simplified Chinese Translation. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 2019.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Influence of Public Policy Institutes. Third Edition. Revised and Expanded. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Abelson, Donald E., Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua (eds), Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics: Pathways to Influence. Simplified Chinese Translation. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2018.

Abelson, Donald E. Northern Lights: Exploring Canada’s Think Tank Landscape. Simplified Chinese Translation. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 2017.

Esses, Victoria M. and Donald E. Abelson (eds), Twentieth-First Century Immigration to North America: Newcomers in Turbulent Times. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017.

  • Recognized as one of The Hill Times’ Best Books of 2017.

Abelson, Donald E., Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua (eds), Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics: Pathways to Influence. London: Routledge, 2017. Paperback edition released in September 2018.

Abelson, Donald E. A Capitol Idea: Think Tanks and U.S. Foreign Policy. Simplified Chinese Translation. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2016.

Abelson, Donald E. Northern Lights: Exploring Canada’s Think Tank Landscape. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016.

  • Recognized as one of The Hill Times’‘ Best Books of 2016.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes. Second Edition. Simplified Chinese Translation. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 2010.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes. Second Edition (Revised and Expanded). Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes. Arabic Translation. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2007.

Abelson, Donald E. A Capitol Idea: Think Tanks and U.S. Foreign Policy. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.

Abelson, Donald E. Do Think Tanks Matter? Assessing the Impact of Public Policy Institutes. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

James, Patrick, Abelson, Donald E. and Michael Lusztig (eds). The Myth of the Sacred: The Charter, the Courts and the Politics of the Constitution in Canada. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

Abelson, Donald E. American Think-Tanks and Their Role in U.S. Foreign Policy. London and New York: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1996.

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Abelson, Donald E. and Adam Lajeunesse. “Guest Editors’ Introduction: Canada-U.S. Relations in the Age of Trump.” American Review of Canadian Studies, March 2020: 1-8.

Abelson, Donald E. and Adam Lajeunesse, eds. Canada-U.S. Relations in the Age of Trump. Special Issue. American Review of Canadian Studies, March 2020.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks et Présidents Américains: Quelques Leçons de la Maison-Blanche sous Bush, Obama et Trump.” Bulletin d’histoire politique,  March 2020: 63-82.

Abelson, Donald E. “From Generation to Generation: Reflections on the Evolution of Think Tanks.International Review of Public Policy, 1:2/2019: 238–49.

Abelson, Donald E. “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Reflections on the Evolution of American Think Tanks.Canadian Review of American Studies, 46 (1) 2016: 13957.

Abelson, Donald E. “Old world, new world: the evolution and influence of foreign affairs think-tanks,” International Affairs (UK) 90 (1), 2014: 125–42.

Abelson, Donald E. “Ideas for Export: The Attraction of US think tanks,” China Think Tank (5) November 2013: 132–35. Published by the China Region Development and Reform Institute, Red Flag Press, Beijing, China.

Abelson, Donald E. “Politics on Ice: The United States, the Soviet Union and a Hockey Game in Lake Placid.” Canadian Review of American Studies, 40 (1), 2010: 63–94.

Abelson, Donald E. “A War of Ideas: think tanks and terrorism." Policy Options, 28 (3) March 2007: 75–78.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks and U.S. Foreign Policy: An Historical View.” U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda: An Electronic Journal of the U.S. Department of State, 7 (3), November 2002: 9–12.

Abelson, Donald E. “Do Think Tanks Matter? Opportunities, Constraints and Incentives for Think Tanks in Canada and the United States.” Global Society 14 (2), 2000: 213–36.

Abelson, Donald E. “Public Visibility and Policy Relevance: Assessing the Impact and Influence of Canadian Policy Institutes.” Canadian Public Administration 42 (2), Summer 1999: 240–70.

Abelson, Donald E. and Christine M. Carberry. “Following Suit or Falling Behind? A Comparative Analysis of Think Tanks in Canada and the United States.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 31 (3) September 1998: 525–55.

Abelson, Donald E. “Policy Experts and Political Pundits: American Think Tanks and the News Media.” NIRA Review (Tokyo), Summer 1998: 40–43.

Abelson, Donald E. “In Search of Policy Influence: The Strategies of American Think Tanks.” NIRA Review (Tokyo), Spring 1998: 28–32.

Abelson, Donald E. and Christine M. Carberry. “Policy Experts in Presidential Campaigns: A Model of Think Tank Recruitment.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 27 (4), Fall 1997: 679–97.

Abelson, Donald E. and Michael Lusztig, “The Consistency of Inconsistency: Tracing Ontario’s Opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 29 (4), December 1996: 681–98.

Abelson, Donald E. “Environmental Lobbying and Political Posturing: The Role of Environmental Groups in Ontario’s Debate Over NAFTA.” Canadian Public Administration 38 (3) Fall 1995: 352–81.

Abelson, Donald E. “From Policy Research to Political Advocacy: The Changing Role of Think Tanks in American Politics.” Canadian Review of American Studies 25 (1) Winter 1995: 93126.

Abelson, Donald E. “A New Channel of Influence: Think Tanks and the News Media.” Queen’s Quarterly 99 (4) Winter 1992: 849–72.

 

Peer Reviewed Articles in Conference Proceedings/Reports

Abelson, Donald E. and Duncan Wood. "People, Security and Borders: The WHTI and Its Implications for North America." Ottawa: Fulbright Foundation, 2007.

Abelson, Donald E. and Christine M. Carberry. “In Search of Policy Advice: Why Presidential Nominees Turn to Think Tanks,” in lain Hampsher-Monk and Jeffrey Stanyer (eds), Contemporary Political Studies 1996 Volume Two: Proceedings of the Annual Political Studies Association Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, 1996: 969–79.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Research Papers/Commentaries

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks by the Numbers.” TRANSPARIFY, June 16, 2014. Available at http://www.transparify.org/blog/2014/6/5/think-tanks-by-the-numbers.

Abelson, Donald E. “Thinking Out Loud: Think Tanks and Their Quest for Public Exposure.” Research Paper, Number 2. The Canada-U.S. Institute, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, July 2012.

Abelson, Donald E. “First Impressions, Second Thoughts: Reflections on the Changing Role of Think Tanks in US Foreign Policy.” Critical Issues of Our Time, Volume 8, Winter 2011, Centre for American Studies, The University of Western Ontario.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks must think more about issues of national interest, not self interest.” London School of Economics – Blog – Impact of Social Sciences; maximizing the impact of academic research. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences2011/10/ 11/think tanks-national-interest/.

Abelson, Donald E. “The Influence of Think Tanks on US Foreign Policy.” Visiting Scholar Working Paper Series, Number 65. Paris: The American University of Paris, 2008.

Abelson, Donald E. “Capitol Thinkers: American Think Tanks and the Media.” PIN – Politik im Netz (www.politik-im-netz.com), 6. Jahrang, Ausgabe: 26 im January 2005, Rubrik: national.

 

Book Reviews/Review Essays

Thomas Medvetz, Think Tanks in America, in The American Journal of Sociology, 119 (3), November 2013: 872–75.

Patricia Molloy, Canada/US and Other Unfriendly Relations before and after 9/11, in The LSE Review of Books, http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2012/11/27/book-reviewcanadaus-and-other-unfriendly-relations-before-and-after-911/

Hartwig Pautz, Think-Tanks, Social Democracy and Social Policy, in Parliamentary Affairs: A Journal of Representative Politics (UK) 66 (4), October 2013: 894–902.

Madsen Pirie, Think Tank: The Story of the Adam Smith Institute in The LSE Review of Books. April 2012. Available at http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/

Leslie A. Pal and R. Kent Weaver (eds). The Government Taketh Away: The Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada in The Canadian Journal of Political Science 39 (1), March 2006: 196–98.

Andrew Rich. Think Tanks, Public Policy and the Politics of Expertise, in Political Science Quarterly, 120 (2), Summer 2005: 326–28.

Raymond Cohen. Negotiating Across Cultures: International Communication in an Interdependent World, Journal of Asian Studies 57 (3), August 1998: 800–2.

Robert E. Denton, Jr. and Rachel L. Holloway (eds). The Clinton Presidency: Images, Issues and Communication Strategies, The Southeastern Political Review 25 (2), June 1997: 382–83.

Stephen Hess. International News and Foreign Correspondents, American Journalism, 14 (1), Winter 1997: 116–17.

Lyn Ragsdale, Presidential Politics. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993, The Southeastern Political Review 25 (3), September 1997: 551–53.

Elias Vlanton and Zak Mettger. Who Killed George Polk?, Journalism History 22 (4), Winter 1997: 164.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ken Auletta and Thomas E. Patterson, 1-800-President: The Report of the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Television and the Campaign of 1992, American Journalism, 13 (4), Fall 1996: 497–98.

Charlotte Ryan, Prime Time Activism: media strategies for grassroots organizing, American Journalism, 13 (3), Summer 1996: 379–80.

Colin Campbell and Bert A. Rockman (eds), The Clinton Presidency: First Appraisals, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 29 (2), June 1996: 401–3.

Jean Daudelin and Edgar J. Dosman (eds), Beyond Mexico: Changing Americas, Volume 1, Canadian Public Policy 21 (4), December 1995: 503–4.

Stephen Vaughn, Ronald Reagan in Hollywood: Movies and Politics, American Journalism, 12 (4), Fall 1995: 515–518.

Robert W. Gregg, About Face? The United States and the United Nations and Bartram S. Brown, The United States and the Politicization of the World Bank: Issues of international law and policy. Canadian Journal of Political Science, 27 (3), September 1994: 651–53.

Philip J. Briggs, Making American Foreign Policy: President-Congress Relations from the Second World War to Vietnam, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 25 (3), September 1992: 637–38.

Robert S. McNamara, Blundering into Disaster: Surviving the First Century of the Nuclear Age, International Journal 43 (4), Autumn 1988: 687–90.

 

Chapters in Books/Encyclopedic Entries

Abelson, Donald E. “Canada.” The Annual Register: World Events 2019, edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater. Proquest: Cambridge, UK, forthcoming.

Abelson, Donald E. “Canada” The Annual Register: World Events 2018, edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater. Proquest: Cambridge UK: 2019: 127–28.

Abelson, Donald E. “L’étude des lobbies et des think tanks,” in Charles-Philippe David et Frédérick Gagnon (eds), Théories de la politique étrangère américaine : Auteurs, concepts et approches. Deuxième edition. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2018: 363–94.

Abelson, Donald E. “Any Better Ideas? Think Tanks and Policy Analysis in Canada,” in Laurent Dobuzinskis and Michael Howlett (eds.), Policy Analysis in Canada. Bristol, UK: Policy Press, 2018: 275–96.

Esses, Victoria M., Anna Zuschlag and Donald E. Abelson, “Introduction: Twenty-First Century Immigration to North America,” in Victoria M. Esses and Donald E. Abelson (eds), Twenty-First Century Immigration to North America: Newcomers in Turbulent Times. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017: 3–12.

Abelson, Donald E. “Strategic Thinking or Thinking Strategically? The Ambiguous Role of American Think Tanks” in Thomas Juneau (ed.), Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy-Making: Case Studies in Achieving Analytical Relevance. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017: 203–24.

Abelson, Donald E. and Stephen Brooks, “Struggling to be Heard: The Crowded and Complex World of Foreign Policy-Oriented Think Tanks,” in Donald E. Abelson, Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua (eds), Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-politics: Pathways to Influence. London: Routledge, 2017: 1–19.

Abelson, Donald E. “Feulner’s Pendulum: Moving between Policy Research and Political Advocacy,” in Donald E. Abelson, Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua (eds.), Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-politics: Pathways to Influence. London: Routledge, 2017: 20–36.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks American Style,” in Donald E. Abelson, Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua (eds), Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-politics: Pathways to Influence. London: Routledge, 2017: 83–100.

Abelson, Donald E. “And the Winner Is: Why Measuring Think Tank Performance is inherently problematic – lessons from Canada and beyond,” in Donald E. Abelson, Stephen Brooks and Xin Hua, Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-politics: Pathways to Influence. London: Routledge, 2017: 185–99.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks,” in Scribner’s Dictionary of American History, Supplement: America in the World, 1776 to the Present. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2016: 1005–7.

Abelson, Donald E. “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Reflections on the Evolution of American Think Tanks,” in Michael Kotler (ed.), The Ideas Industry: Comparative Perspectives. Washington, DC: The Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, 2016: 7–32. A revised version of this chapter appeared in the Canadian Review of American Studies 46 (1) 2016: 139–57.

Abelson, Donald E. “Changing Minds, Changing Course: Obama, Think Tanks and American Foreign Policy,” in Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller and Mark Ledwidge (eds), Obama and the World: New Directions in US Foreign Policy. Second Edition. London: Routledge, 2014: 107–19.

Abelson, Donald E. “National Interest or Self Interest? Advocacy Think Tanks, 9-11, and the Future of North American Security,” in Patrick James and Jonathan Paquin (eds), Game Changer: The Impact of 9/11 on North American Security. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2014: 174–92.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks and U.S Diplomatic and Military Affairs,” in Timothy J. Lynch (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military & Diplomatic History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013: 354–63.

Abelson, Donald E. “First Impressions, Second Thoughts: Think Tanks and US Foreign Policy,” in Tomasz Bakowski and Jakub H. Szlachetko (eds), Zagadnienie Think Tankow w ujeciu interdyscyplinarnym (The Issue of Think Tanks in an Interdisciplinary Perpesctive): Gdansk: Gdansk University Press, 2012: 160–74.

Abelson, Donald E. “L’étude des lobbies et des think tanks,” in Charles-Philippe David (ed.), Théories de la politique étrangère américaine : Auteurs, concepts et approches. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2012: 319–50.

Abelson, Donald E. “Theoretical Models and Approaches to Understanding the Role of Lobbies and Think Tanks in US Foreign Policy,” in Stephen Brooks, Dorota Stasiak and Tomasz Zyro (eds), Policy Expertise in Contemporary Democracies. London: Ashgate, 2012: 9–30.

Abelson, Donald E. “Do Policy Experts Matter? Lessons from Canada and the United States” in Stephen Brooks, Dorota Stasiak and Tomasz Zyro (eds), Policy Expertise in Contemporary Democracies. London: Ashgate, 2012: 89–107.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks,” in Helmut K. Anheier and Mark Juergensmeyer (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Los Angeles: Sage, 2012: 1645–47.

Abelson, Donald E. “Is Anybody Listening? Assessing the Influence of Think Tanks,” in Adolfo Garcé and Gerardo Uña (eds.), Think Tanks and Public Policy in Latin America: Global Dynamics and Regional Realities. Buenos Aires: Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC), 2010: 11–33. Available at www.cippec.org.

Abelson, Donald E. “What Were They Thinking? Think Tanks, the Bush Administration and U.S. Foreign Policy,” in Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller and Mark Ledwidge (eds.), New Directions in U.S. Foreign Policy. London: Routledge, 2009: 92–105.

Abelson, Donald E. “The Rand Corporation,” in Ruud van Dijk (ed), Encyclopedia of the Cold War. London: Routledge, 2008: 731–32.

Abelson, Donald E. “In the Line of Fire: Think Tanks, the War on Terror and Anti-Americanism,” in Richard Higgott and Ivona Malbasic (eds), The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism. London: Routledge, 2008: 44–57.

Abelson, Donald E. “Any Ideas? Think Tanks and Policy Analysis in Canada,” in Laurent Dobuzinskis, Michael Howlett and David Laycock (eds), Policy Analysis in Canada: The State of the Art. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007: 551–73.

Abelson, Donald E. “Alguien está escuchando? Evaluando la influenciade los think tanks en las políticas,” en Adolfo Garcé y Gerado Uña (eds.), Think Tanks y políticas publicas en Latinoamérica: Dinámicas globales y realidades regionales. Buenos Aires: Prometeo Libros, 2006: 15–50.

Abelson, Donald E. “The Business of Ideas: The Think Tank Industry in the United States,” in Diane Stone and Andrew Denham (eds), Think Tank Traditions: Policy Research and the Politics of Ideas. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004: 215–31.

Wiktorowicz, Mary, Lapp, Miriam, Brodie, Ian and Donald E. Abelson, “Interest Groups and Health Policy in Ontario,” in Kathy L. Brock (ed), Delicate Dances: Public Policy and the Nonprofit Sector. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003: 171–221.

James, Patrick, Abelson, Donald E. and Michael Lusztig. Introduction: The Myth of the Sacred in the Canadian Constitutional Order,” in Patrick James, Donald E. Abelson and Michael Lusztig (eds), The Myth of the Sacred: The Charter, the Courts and the Politics of the Constitution in Canada. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002: 3–14.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks, Public Policy and Constitutional Politics in Canada,” in Patrick James, Donald E. Abelson and Michael Lusztig (eds), The Myth of the Sacred: The Charter, the Courts and the Politics of the Constitution in Canada. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002: 171–88.

Abelson, Donald E. and Evert A. Lindquist. “Think Tanks Across North America,” in R. Kent Weaver and James G. McGann (eds), Think Tanks and Civil Societies: Catalyst for Ideas and Action. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 2000: 37–66.

Abelson, Donald E. “Surveying the Think Tank Landscape in Canada,” in Martin W. Westmacott and Hugh Mellon (eds), Public Administration and Policy: Governing in Challenging Times. Scarborough: Prentice-Hall, 1999: 91–105.

Abelson, Donald E. “Think Tanks in the United States,” in Diane Stone, Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett (eds), Think Tanks Across Nations: A Comparative Approach. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998: 107–26.

Abelson, Donald E. “Canada and the Clinton White House: Looking Back and Looking Ahead at Canadian-American Relations,” in Fen O. Hampson, Maureen A. Molot and Martin Rudner (eds), Canada Among Nations 1997: The Year of Asia-Pacific. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1997: 81–103.

 

MEDIA

December 20, 2019: Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), on the impeachment of Donald Trump.

December 19, 2019: Guest, The Rick Howe Show, 95.7 FM (Halifax), on the impeachment of Donald Trump.

December 19, 2019: Guest, The Mike Farwell Show, 570 AM (Kitchener), to discuss the impeachment of Donald Trump.

December 19, 2019: Interview with Tim Denis, 610 CKTB (St. Catharines), to discuss the impeachment of Donald Trump.

December 12, 2019: Guest, The Rick Howe, 95.7 FM (Halifax), to discuss the Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump.

December 10, 2019: Interview with Sheldon MacLeod, 97.5 FM (Halifax), to discuss the Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump.

December 10, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss the Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump.

December 10, 2019. Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), to discuss the Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump.

December 2, 2019: Interview with Graham Slaughter, CTV Digital News, on Canada-U.S. relations during the Trump era.

November 26, 2019: Guest, The Rick Howe Show, 95.7 FM (Halifax), on the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 25, 2019: Interview with Corey LeBlanc, The Casket, on the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 15, 2019: Guest, The Rick Howe Show, 95.7 FM (Halifax), on the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 13, 2019: Interview with Sheldon MacLeod, 97.5 FM (Halifax) on the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 13, 2019: Interview with Jack Morse, The Hawk 101.5 (Port Hawkesbury), on the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 13, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss the Trump impeachment hearings.

November 13, 2029: Interview, CTV News (Atlantic) with Steve Murphy, on the Trump impeachment hearings.

October 30, 2019: Interview with Will Campbell Walkey, Columbia University School of Journalism, on think tanks and U.S. politics.

October 1, 2019: Interview with Zoe Mason, The Fulcrum (University of Ottawa), on the state of Canada-U.S. relations.

September 26, 2019: Interview with Larry Fedoruk, 610 CKTB (St. Catharines), on the impending impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

September 26, 2019: Interview, CTV News (Atlantic) with Steve Murphy, on the impending impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

September 25, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss the Democrats drive to impeach Donald Trump.

September 25, 2019: Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), on the Democrats drive to impeach Donald Trump.

September 17, 2019: Interview, The Globe and Mail, on Prime Minister Mulroney and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

September 17, 2019: Interview, The National Post, on Prime Minister Mulroney and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

September 17, 2019: Interview, Halifax Chronicle Herald, on Prime Minister Mulroney and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

August 1, 2019: Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), on the Democratic presidential debates.

July 4, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss Donald Trump and the U.S. military during the July 4th celebrations.

May 30, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss US Vice-President Mike Pence’s trip to Ottawa.

April 25, 2019: Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), on Joe Biden’s decision to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

April 25, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss Joe Biden’s run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

February 26, 2019: Guest, The Craig Needles Show, 980 CFPL Radio (London), on Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s summit in Hanoi.

February 20, 2019: Interview with Mathias Sindberg, Dagbladet Information (Copenhagen), on the implications of older candidates running for the U.S. presidency.

February 19, 2019: Interview with Jane Gerster, Global News National On-Line, to discuss Bernie Sanders and the issue of older candidates running for the U.S. presidency.

February 5, 2019: Guest, Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke, 570 News, to discuss Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address.

January 9, 2019: Guest, The Mike Farwell Show, 570 AM Kitchener, to discuss Donald Trump’s speech on border security.

January 4, 2019: Guest, The Mike Farwell Show, 570 AM Kitchener, to discuss allegations of sexual harassment by staff in the Bernie Sanders 2016 Democratic presidential bid.

December 18, 2018: Interview with Mark Cardwell, University Affairs, on think tanks in Canada.

November 7, 2018: Interview with Larry Fedoruk, 610 CKTB Radio (St. Catharines), on the outcome of the U.S. mid-term elections.

November 5, 2018: Interview with The Sarnia Observer, on the U.S. mid-term elections.

October 30, 2018: Interview with Madison Ranta, Carleton University School of Journalism, about the state of US hegemony.

September 28, 2018: Guest, The Mike Farwell Show, 570 AM (Kitchener), to discuss the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

August 28, 2018: Interview with Greg Morrow, The Hawk 101.5 FM (Port Hawkesbury), on the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

August 27, 2018: Interview with Corey LeBlanc, The Casket (Antigonish), on the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

August 23, 2018: Interview with Matt Draper, 98.9 XFM News (Antigonish), on the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government.

August 22, 2018: Guest, The Tim Denis Show, 610 CKTB (St. Catharines), to discuss the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen indictments.

August 17, 2018: Guest, The Jennifer Campbell Show, 570 AM News (Kitchener), to discuss the 2018 U.S. mid-term elections.

July 11, 2018: Guest, The Mike Farwell Show, 570 AM (Kitchener), to discuss Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.

July 5, 2018: Interview with Richard Poplak, The Walrus, on think tanks in Canada.

June 27, 2018: Interview with Paul Shinkman, U.S. News & World Report, on Doug Ford, Justin Trudeau, and the future of conservative politics in Canada.

June 19, 2018: Interview with Todd van der Hayden, CTV News Channel, on the souring relations between Canada and the US.

June 15, 2018: Guest, Viewpoints with Todd van der Hayden, CJAD 800 (Montreal), on the relationship between Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump.

June 7, 2018: Guest, Background Briefing with Ian Masters, KPFK FM 90.7 (Los Angeles), on Donald Trump and the G7 Summit.

June 7, 2018: Interview with Randi Druzin, US News & World Report, on global perceptions of Donald Trump.

June 5, 2018: Interview with Jillian Kestler D’Amours, Aljezeera (English), on the G7 Summit in Canada.

May 24, 2018: Interview with Jennifer Yang, The Toronto Star, on the creation of an Indigenous think tank at Ryerson University.

March 20, 2018: Interview with Tim Denis, The Morning Show with Tim Denis, 610 CKTB Radio (St. Catharines), to discuss Donald Trump and Robert Mueller.

March 19, 2018: Interview with Gordon Hoekstra, The Vancouver Sun, on the role of interest groups opposing the construction of pipelines in BC.

February 15, 2018: Interview with OTT (On Think Tanks), on the state of American think tanks, London, UK.

January 29, 2018: Interview for podcast entitled “US vs. Them: Sports on the World Stage,” Backstory.org.