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Zack Taylor, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science


Populism in the City

What does the success of Ford Nation say about populism? Zack Taylor has researched the growth of populism in Ontario, and the success of Ford Nation, in two recent publications.

Julie Aitken Schermer, Professor, DAN Management


Understanding the roots of loneliness

Julie Aitken Schermer, Professor in the DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies, is concerned with what she sees as a growing level of isolation, especially among her students.

Rachel Margolis, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology


Use of parental leave unequal, despite policy objectives

New research from Western Sociologists shows that while many governments try to encourage more equal sharing of parental leave but policy changes often affect some subgroups more than others.

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