Dr. Cynthia Alexander

Cynthia Alexander



Office Location:

BAC 221

Contact Numbers:

Ph: (902) 585-1451




B.A., M.A., (Alta.) Ph.D. (Queen's), Full Professor


Research/Teaching Interests:

General:  Identity politics in Canada; First Nations Peoples in Canada; Canadian politics and government; comparative public policy; public administration; new media technologies; Northern studies in Canada; intersectionality of oppressions in Canada; Indigenous epistemologies and political contexts; place-based knowledge and narrative; discursive democracy and social justice.


Digital equity and e-democracy; e-government; digital designs and Indigenous peoples; virtual learning environments, gaming technology and identity politics; Inuit cultural identity and new media environments; gender, race and geography in Canada; Mi'kmaw governance; African Nova Scotians politics and public policy; public policy innovation among Inuit in Canada; culturally responsive pedagogy; innovation in the public sector, technology assessment; health policy; education policy; Inuit traditional knowledge and western science.