about me

I am a full Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph. In 2018, I was the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt University. My research interests focus is digital politics: use and impact of digital technologies by Canadian political actors. In addition to conducting research on digital  campaigning in the last seven Canadian federal elections, I have published work on political marketing, gender in Canadian politics and Ontario politics.  I am the co-author of Fighting for Votes: Parties, the Media and Voters in an Ontario Election and the co-editor of Digital Politics in Canada: Promises and Realities, Political Communication in Canada: Meet the Press, Tweet the Rest and Mind the Gaps: Canadian Perspectives on Gender and Politics. My work has been published in the Information Communication and Society, Party Politics and the Canadian Journal of Political Science. I sit of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Research on Public Policy.