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Christina Doonan

Assistant ProfessorChristina Doonan

Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 Canada
Phone: (709) 864-7413
Email: cdoonan[at]mun[dot]ca (or search here)

BA. Hons (Carleton University), MA (Carleton University), PhD (Rutgers University)

Areas for Student Research Supervision
• Political Theory
• Human rights
• Humanitarianism
• Gender and Politics
• Public Health
• Law and society

Upcoming courses
• Fall 2016: POSC 2100 Intro to Political Theory; GNDR 1000 Intro to Gender Studies
• Winter 2017: POSC 6100 Political Philosophy; GNDR 300X (TBA) Theories of Care

Dr. Doonan studies political theory and has a particular interest in rights theories, philosophy of law, critiques of humanitarianism, and caring labour. In addition to current work on human trafficking legislation in the United States, she is researching infant feeding practices in Newfoundland and Labrador in the context of the social determinants of health.

Select Publications
Doonan, C. 2016. A House Divided: Humanitarianism and Anti-immigration Within US Anti-trafficking Legislation. Feminist Legal Studies. Published

First Online: 22 September 2016