Dr. Erin Crandall
Associate ProfessorLegal Studies Coordinator
Ph.D. (McGill), M.A. (UBC), B.A. Hons (STU)
Dr. Crandall will be on sabbatical from July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.
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.
2019. “Competing Diversities: Representing ‘Canada’ on the Supreme Court” in Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant and Kyle Hanniman, eds., Canada: The State of the Federation 2017, Canada at 150: Federalism and Democratic Renewal (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press). With Robert Schertzer.
2019. “Covering the Court: News Media Framing of Physician-Assisted Dying from Rodriguez to Carter” in Mireille Lalancette, Vincent Raynauld, and Erin Crandall, eds., What’s Trending In Canadian Politics? Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere (Vancouver: UBC Press), 237-56. With Kate Puddister and Mark Daku.
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.