Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Emma Paszat

B.A.H., Political Science (University of Guelph), M.A., Political Science (University of Toronto)

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Department of Political Studies
Mackintosh-Corry Hall

Supervisor: Marc Epprecht and Margaret Little



Research Interests

Sexual diversity politics; lgbtq activism; political homophobias; social movement organizing; transnational advocacy networks; homonationalism; sub-Saharan African politics; Gender and Politics; intersectionality

Brief Bio

Emma Paszat is a PhD Candidate (ABD) and the W.C. Good Memorial Fellow (2015-2017) in Gender and Politics in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University. Emma’s doctoral research analyses how people resist political homophobias in East Africa. Emma is teaching the undergraduate course “Gender and Politics: Questions and Challenges” (POLS 403) in Winter 2018. 

Teaching Experience

Emma has been a teaching assistant for courses in comparative politics, qualitative methods, gender and politics, and African politics in the department, including:

POLS 347: The Politics of Africa
POLS 230: American Elections
​POLS 242: Comparative Politics – Regimes
​POLS 384: Strategies of Political Research
POLS 280: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Politics
​POLS 110A & POLS 110B: Introduction to Politics and Government