Dr. Grant Amyot has been appointed Head of the Department of Political Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2012.
Dr. Amyot received a B.A. in History from the University of Western Ontario, a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in Politics from the University of Reading. His research is in the field of European politics, with a special interest in Italy. He has written books on the Italian Communist Party and Italian political economy, and served as co-editor of Italian Politics: a Review. His major current research interest is the Eurozone debt crisis.
In making this announcement, Principal Woolf and Dean MacLean wish to thank Dr. Janet Hiebert for her years of service as Head of the Department.