Jason D. Waters

MA Candidate, Internship Stream


BA Hons (Memorial University)

Research Interests

  • Food politics and policy
  • Critical political economy
  • Municipal and regional governance

Honours, Awards, Scholarships

F.A. Aldrich Graduate Award, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2017-2018

ISER MA Fellowship, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2017-2018

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (SSHRC), 2016-2017

Dean's Excellence Award, School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2016-2017


2016. "The Role of Multilevel Governance in Urban Public Transit." Mapping Politics 7: 28-44.

Conference Presentations

2017. "The Regionalism Trinity: Regions, Regionalism and Regionalization." Small and Adaptive Cities Conference, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.

2017. "A Tale of Two Farms: State and Society in Developing Food Security in Newfoundland." Prairie Political Science Association, Banff, AB.

2017. "Role of the Third Sector in Promoting Food Security in Newfoundland." Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2017. "Governance of Food Security in Newfoundland and Labrador." Canadian Association for Food Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

2017. "Population, Geography and Identity: Exploring Factors in Regional Integration of Economic Development in British Columbia's Regional Districts." Changing Political Landscapes, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.

2016. "The Anticipated Impact of the TPP on Newfoundland and Labrador's Food System." Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB.


Canadian Political Science Association
Institute for Public Administration Canada
ACE Space
Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation


Department of Political Science

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