Dr. Erin Crandall

Assistant Professor

Office: BAC 214
Phone: (902) 585-1239
Email: erin.crandall@acadiau.ca
Twitter: @ErinLCrandall

Education

Ph.D. (McGill), M.A. (UBC), B.A. Hons (STU)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Canadian government and politics
  • Judicial politics and courts
  • Election law
  • Gender and politics

Teaching (2018-19)

  • Dr. Crandall will be on leave from August 2018 - April 2019

Academia.edu profile

Selected Publications

Edited Volumes
Forthcoming. What’s Trending in Canadian Politics? Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere. Edited by Mireille Lalancette, Vincent Raynauld and Erin Crandall. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Journal Articles
2018. “Judicial Discretion as Political Choice: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Costs Awarding Power,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 51(4): 929-47. With Emmanuelle Richez.

2018. “Policy versus Practice: Third Party Behaviour in Canadian Elections,” Canadian Public Administration 61(2): 246-65. With Andrea Lawlor.

2018. "Comparing Third Party Policy Frameworks: Regulating Third Party Electoral Finance in Canada and the United Kingdom," Public Policy and Administration 33(3): 332-53. With Andrea Lawlor.

2017. "The Politics of Judicial Appointment: Do Party Connections Impede the Appointment of Women to Canada’s Federally Appointed Courts?" Canadian Journal of Political Science 50(3): 823-47. With Andrea Lawlor.

2015. “Questioning Judges with a Questionable Process: An Analysis of Committee Appearances by Canadian Supreme Court Candidates,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 48(4): 863-83. With Andrea Lawlor.

2015.“Defeat and Ambiguity: The Pursuit of Judicial Selection Reform for the Supreme Court of Canada,” Queen’s Law Journal 41(1): 73-104.

2015. “Courting Controversy: Evaluating Canadian Parliamentary Review of Supreme Court Candidates,” Canadian Parliamentary Review 35(4): 34-41. With Andrea Lawlor.

2014.“Does the System of Judicial Appointment Matter? Exploring Women’s Representation on Ontario’s Courts,” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 26(2): 185-205.

2014. “Third Party Election Spending in Canada and the United Kingdom: A Comparative Analysis,” Election Law Journal 13(4): 476-92. With Andrea Lawlor.

2013. “Committee Performance in the Senate of Canada: Some Sobering Analysis for the Chamber of ‘Sober Second Thought’,” Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 51(4): 549-68. With Andrea Lawlor.

2011. “Understanding Third Party Advertising: An Analysis of the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Canadian Elections,” Canadian Public Administration 54(4): 509-29. With Andrea Lawlor.

Chapters
2018. “Third Party Policy and Electoral Participation after Harper v. Canada: A Triumph of Egalitarianism?” in Emmett Macfarlane, ed., Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 210-29. With Andrea Lawlor.

2018. “Supreme Court Judges: Traditional Elite Roles in a Digital Age” in Alex Marland, Thierry Giasson, and Andrea Lawlor, eds., Political Elites in Canada: Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times (Vancouver: UBC Press), 128-48.

2016. “DIY 101: The Constitutional Entrenchment of the Supreme Court of Canada” in Emmett Macfarlane, ed., Constitutional Amendment in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 211-27.

2015. “Third Parties in the 2015 Federal Election: Partying like its 1988?” in Alex Marland and Thierry Giasson, eds., Canadian Election Analysis 2015: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy (Vancouver: UBC Press), 54-55. With Andrea Lawlor.

2015. “Intergovernmental Relations and the Supreme Court of Canada: The Changing Place of the Provinces in Judicial Selection Reform,” in Nadia Verrelli, ed., The Democratic Dilemma: Reforming Canada's Supreme Court (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press), 71-85.