Western political experts available to speak about Liberal leadership races

With the Ontario Liberal Party Leadership election a week away and the final candidates for the Liberal Party of Canada leadership race determined, the following political experts from Western University are available to speak with the media.

Cristine de Clercy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 85163, c.declercy@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Public policy and methodology, leadership, parliament, provincial politics, legislatures, policy innovations, the voluntary sector, women and politics

Laura Stephenson, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 85164, lstephe8@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Elections, voting and political behaviour

Robert Young, Professor, Department of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Multilevel Governance, 519-661-3662, young@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Public policy, comparative methodology, statistics and research methods, voluntary associations, intergovernmental relations, political economy, polarization and secession, voting, voluntary associations

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Renaud, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85165, jrenaud9@uwo.ca