Dr. Jerald Sabin is an incoming Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. His research interests include Indigenous-settler intergovernmental relations, northern political development, comparative federalism, and Canadian identity politics.
Sabin was an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Bishop’s University (2018-2020), where he served as Chair of the Teaching and Learning Centre. He was a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Western University (2017-2018) and a Research Associate with the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation at Carleton University (2009-2018). He also served as Founding and Managing Editor of Northern Public Affairs (2011-2016).
Sabin earned a doctorate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto in 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management from the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs and a Master of Arts (Public Administration) from the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University.
Sabin is the winner of the 2015 John McMenemy Prize for best article in the Canadian Journal of Political Science, titled “Contested Colonialism: Responsible Government and Political Development in Yukon.” He was shortlisted for the 2017 Jill Vickers Prize for “Competing Masculinities and Political Campaigns”, co-authored with Kyle Kirkup. He is co-author of Religion and Canadian Party Politics (2017, UBC Press) with David Rayside and Paul E.J. Thomas.
He resides on the traditional and unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People (Ottawa, Ontario).