Douglas Yearwood

Doctoral Candidate


MA (Queen's), BA (U of Alberta)

Political Studies

Arts and Science

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room C421

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Brief Biography

Douglas is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of Political Studies at Queen's University where he studies the governance of rental markets in Canada, paying particular interest to urban development and the role of the state across municipal, provincial, and federal scales. This research seeks to understand the ways in which state and private actors have attempted to mitigate problems of affordable housing.


His research is aimed at providing policy solutions to the political and economic barriers that are creating and exacerbating issues of housing affordability.


  • Teaching Assistant for POLS 110 A/B (Introduction to Politics), POLS 241 (Comparative Politics: Transformations), POLS 261 (International Relations), POLS 264 (World Politics in Historical Perspective).

Selected Publications