Mentors & Giants

Mentors and Giants: An Interview with Christopher Achen

Christopher Achen is Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of Politics at Princeton University. According to his bio, he “was the first president of the Political Methodology Section of the American Political Science Association, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Mentors and Giants: An interview with Rhoda Howard-Hassmann

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann is Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (Tier 1) and a Professor in the Department of Global Studies and the Balsillie School of International Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University.  According to her bio, “she holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from McGill University (1976), and as of 1993 is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2006 she was named the first Distinguished Scholar of Human Rights by the Human Rights Section, American Political Science Association.”

Mentors and Giants: An Interview with Jill Vickers

Jill Vickers is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Emeritus Professor at Carleton University. According to her bio, “Dr. Vickers is a renowned authority in the politics of women’s rights, comparative approaches to women’s participation, and the relationship between gender and nationalism. She is the author of numerous books and articles, among them Politics as if Women Mattered: a Political Analysis of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, co-authored with L.

Mentors and Giants: An Interview with David E. Smith

David E. Smith is professor emeritus of political studies at the University of Saskatchewan, a senior policy fellow at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Regina, and is currently Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University.