Faculty

Munroe Eagles

     
            

  Professor and Director of Canadian Studies 

  Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

  Email: eagles@buffalo.edu
  Phone: 716-645-2711
  Office: 826 Clemens Hall
  Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

  

 

Areas of Teaching and Research Interest:

Political and electoral geography; Canadian politics; Canadian-American Relations; Comparative political parties and groups; West European politics

Courses Taught:

PSC 100 Enduring Issues in Political Science
PSC 222 Politics and Society
PSC 227 Political Geography
PSC 340 Politics of Western Europe
PSC 345 Canadian Politics
PSC 436 Citizen Participation
PSC 503 Comparative Politics
PSC 520 Major Political Systems
PSC 522 Comparative Political Parties & Groups
PSC 621 Political Geography

Current Research:

Political and electoral geography; Comparative political parties; Comparative campaign finance regulation; Electoral boundary adjustment; Public opinion and Canadian-American relations; Social context and political behavior; Canadian political parties and elections.

Brief Bio:

Munroe Eagles is Professor of Political Science, adjunct Professor of Geography, Academic Director of the Canadian Studies Program, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences. He has served on a number of editorial boards and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Political Science Association. His most recent co-authored book, Politics is Local: National Politics at the Grassroots (with Ken Carty of the University of British Columbia) was published in 2005 by Oxford University Press, and was short-listed for the CPSA’s “Donald Smiley Prize” for the best book published on Canadian politics in 2005.

Selected Recent Research:

Co-authored with R. Kenneth Carty, Politics is Local:  National Politics at the Grassroots, Don Mills, ON:  Oxford University Press of Canada ,2005. ISBN: 0-19-541849-2

Co-authored with Paul Bélanger, “Partisan Cross-Pressures and Voter Turnout:  The Influence of Micro- and Macro-Environments,” Social Science Quarterly, 88:  3 (September 2007): 850-67.

“Canadian-American Relations in a Turbulent Era,” (part of a mini-symposium on “the Politics of Canada”),  PS:  Political Science and Politics, XXXIX, 4 (October 2006): 821-24.

Co-authored with Paul Bélanger, “The Geography of Class and Religion in Canadian Elections Revisited,” Canadian Journal of Political Science, 39, 3 (September 2006):  591-609.

Co-authored with R. Kenneth Carty, "Electoral Cycles, Party Organization, and Mobilization in Canada,” Australian Journal of Politics and History, 50, 4 (December 2004): 556-72.