Joan Grace, University of Winnipeg

Associate Professor Politics Winnipeg, Manitoba j.grace@uwinnipeg.ca Office: (204) 786-9377

Bio/Research

Joan Grace holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University, a MPA from the Joint Program at University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg, and a Honours BA degree in political science from the University of Victoria. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics where she teaches Canadia...

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Bio/Research

Joan Grace holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University, a MPA from the Joint Program at University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg, and a Honours BA degree in political science from the University of Victoria. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics where she teaches Canadian politics, women and politics and public policy. Currently, Joan is Chair of the MPA Program and a member of the Advisory Council for the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies at the Global College. While at the University of Winnipeg, Joan has been nominated for a teaching award.

Joan's recent publications include "Cabinet Structure and Executive Style in Manitoba" (in Executive Styles in Canada: Cabinet Structures and Leadership Practices in Canadian Government, IPAC and University of Toronto Press, 2005), an analysis of women's organizing in the province of Manitoba (In for the Long Haul, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba, 2005) and "Challenges and Opportunity in Manitoba: The Social Democratic "Promise" and Women's Equality" (in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times, Fernwood Publishing, 2005). She has also co-authored an introductory text book in Canadian politics (Canadian Politics: Democracy and Dissent, Pearson Publishing) published in 2006.

Joan's current research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, is a comparative exploration of women's political activism in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta which focuses on the ways in which women's groups are interacting with state actors to advance women's equality.



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