Department of Political Studies


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Jeremy Ladd

B.A. Political Science (U of Toronto), M.A. Political Science (U Western Ontario), M.A. American Studies: Canadian-American Relations (U Western Ontario)

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Research & Teaching Interests

Political Parties, Regimes, Democratization, Social Science Methodology

Brief Biography

Jeremy is a PhD student in the department and a SSHRC J.A. Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholar.  His research focuses on political parties in hybrid regimes and new democracies.

Professional Memberships

  • American Political Science Association

  • APSA Section Memberships: Political Organizations and Parties; Political Methodology; Comparative Democratization

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Selected Publications and Presentations

Peer Reviewed

"Contemporary Developments in Canadian Democracy Promotion and the Way Forward", Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 20, no. 2 (2014): 209-223

Conference Presentations

Fake It Until You Make It: Elections and Parties in Hybrid Regimes, Paper Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association, September 1st-4th 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fractious Versus Monopolized Oppositions: Retracing the Essential Role of Parties in Democratization, Paper Presented at the 2015 General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, 26th-29th August, Montreal QC

Regional Guarantors of Democracy?  The Organization of American States and the Commonwealth of Nations in Comparative Perspective, Paper Presented at the 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, February 18th-21st 2015, New Orleans LA

Political Party Internationals: Empty Clubs or Ideological Transnational Organizations and Vehicles of Party Communication and Development?, Paper Presented at the 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, February 18th-21st 2015, New Orleans LA

Appraising Contemporary Developments in Canadian Democracy Assistance, Paper Presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, 27th-29th May, Brock University


  • Warren E. Miller Scholarship, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, 2016

  • Timothy C.S. Franks Research Travel Fund Award, Departments of Political Studies and History, Queen's University, 2016

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2015-2018

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2014-2015

  • Queen's Graduate Award, 2013-2014, 2015 (grant to attend ICPSR), 2016 (fieldwork grant)

  • Western Graduate Research Scholarship, 2011, 2012