Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 Canada
Canadian/Newfoundland Politics, Public Policy, Political Sociology, Qualitative Methods
Nationalism, Identities/Ethnicity, Refugees, Immigration, Discourse Analysis, Multiculturalism, Power, Youth
B.A., B.Comm(Co-op), M.A.(Political Science), PhD (Sociology) in progress (Memorial)
Recent Courses Taught
1000 Introduction to Politics and Government
2800 Introduction to Canadian Politics and Government
Jamie studies immigration, multiculturalism and refugees from both a sociological and political science perspective. His Phd dissertation (in progress) evaluates how refugees are framed as policy actors in parliamentary debates in the Canadian House of Commons. He is currently working with Dr. Amanda Bittner to assess high school and university youths political knowledge and attitudes towards immigration and multiculturalism.
"As loved our fathers: The strength of patriotism among young Newfoundlanders" National Identities Vol.14, No. 4:forthcoming.