Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 Canada
B.A. (McGill), M.A. (Memorial), PhD (UQAM)
Nationalism, federalism, island studies, Newfoundland politics, Caribbean politics
Recent Courses Taught
At MUN: 1000 Introduction to Politics and Government, 3390 Political Parties, 1001 CRW
At other universities/colleges: International Politics, Global Issues, Introduction to political science.
Dr. Vézina is a recent PhD graduate from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Her main research interest is on nationalism with a special focus on island studies. She is mostly interested in non-sovereign islands in a comparative perspective. Newfoundland and Puerto Rico were her main case-studies for her thesis. In future research, she is interested in looking to postcolonial relations between metropolis and islands.
Select Papers & Publications
V. Vézina. The Role of the Political System in Shaping Island Nationalism: a Comparative Examination of Puerto Rico and Newfoundland, Island Studies Journal, 9, no. 1, 103–122, 2014.
V. Vézina. Occuper le territoire dans l’étude des nationalismes. Réflexions sur le nationalisme insulaire. In: Actes du colloque étudiant du Centre Paulo-Freire, 1, 1–26, 2015.
V. Vézina & K. Basta. Nationalism in Newfoundland and Labrador. In: Politics and Public Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador, ed. by M. Kerby & A. Marland, Montréal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 67–83, 2014.