Other Schools

Edinburgh Law School

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Sharon Cowan Professor of Feminist and Queer Legal Studies; Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange Criminal law, asylum law, and law, gender and sexuality s.cowan@ed.ac.uk
Dr Robert Lane Senior Lecturer in EC Law; Director of Graduate LLB Programme Canadian constitutional law and the Canadian federal system robert.lane@ed.ac.uk
Prof Stephen Tierney Professor of Constitutional Theory Constitutional law and national pluralism; Comparative constitutional law; Legal accommodation of national identity s.tierney@ed.ac.uk
Dr Asanga Welikala Lecturer in Public Law; Acting Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law

Plurinational constitutionalism and secession, Comparative federalism and devolution, Constitutional transitions and incrementialism, Dialogic constitutionalism in the Commonwealth, Public law of the United Kingdom and Scotland,  Sri Lankan constitutional law and reform, Conservative and Burkean constitutional thought, Unitary states in plural polities, The constitutionalisation of socioeconomic rights 

Asanga.Welikala@ed.ac.uk

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Prof Rob Dunbar Chair of Celtic Languages, Literature, History and Antiquities

Gaelic Language, Literature and Culture in Canada: Canadian Language Law and Policy; Canadian Multicultural Policy

Rob.Dunbar@ed.ac.uk
Dr John Shaw Honorary Fellow, Celtic and Scottish Studies Gaelic ethnology in Nova Scotia J.W.Shaw@ed.ac.uk
Dr Michelle Keown Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Settler subjectivities in Canadian literature; postcolonial literature and theory

Michelle.Keown@ed.ac.uk
Dr Lee Spinks Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Michael Ondaatje
Postcolonial writing

Lee.Spinks@ed.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Taylor Senior Lecturer in English Literature Transatlantic Literature Andrew.Taylor@ed.ac.uk

School of History

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Adam Budd History Canadian anglophone literature (particularly Montreal poets and novelists, mid 20th-c) Transatlantic literary and cultural relations (18th century) Canadian intellectual history (particularly Northrop Frye) adam.budd@ed.ac.uk
Prof Robert Morris Prof Emeritus, Economic and Social History

Urban history of Montreal

rjmorris@ed.ac.uk
Prof Richard Rodger Economic and Social History Urban history, Environment and Planning: Montreal, Toronto and prairie cities Richard.Rodger@ed.ac.uk
Dr Patrick Mannion History Research Fellow in Irish History pmannio2@exseed.ed.ac.uk

School of Architecture and Landscape

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Ella Chmielewska Cultural Studies Visual culture; Urban graffiti in Montreal; Practices of commemoration and display Ella.Chmielewska@ed.ac.uk

School of Design

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Juliette Macdonald Head of School of Design Craft in Canada and Scotland juliette.macdonald@ed.ac.uk
Mr Arno Verhoeven Lecturer, School of Design Craft in Canada and Scotland a.verhoeven@ed.ac.uk

Moray House School of Education

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Prof Grant Jarvie Chair of Sport - Head of Academy of Sport Sports Policy, Canadian Sport, Political Economy, Olympic and Commonwealth Games, Sport and International Development, Social Inequality, North American Highland Games grant.jarvie@ed.ac.uk

School of GeoSciences

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Jan Penrose Human Geogrpahy

Nationalism and identity politics;
Popular festivals and identity construction

Dr.J.Penrose@ed.ac.uk
Prof Charles W. J. Withers Ogilvie Chair of Geography

History of Canadian exploration and 'high latitude' travel narratives; science in Canada

 C.W.J.Withers@ed.ac.uk

University of Edinburgh Business School

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dr Geoff Gregson Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Technology transfer; Academic entrepreneurship; National systems of innovation; Research commercialisation

Geoff.Gregson@ed.ac.uk
Dr Ben Spigel Chancellor's Fellow, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development in Canadian Cities

Ben.Spigel@ed.ac.uk