lcarbert Louise Carbert
Phone: (902) 494-6628
- Canadian parliamentary governance
- Electoral systems
- Federalism and intergovernmental relations
- Political behaviour
- University of Alberta (B.A.)
- York University (M.A.)
- York University (Ph.D.)
Professor Carbert's research focuses on the intersection between political behavior and economic development policy, particularly in rural communities. She has conducted interviews with rural women leaders across Atlantic Canada and western Canada about their experiences and perceptions of public life.
- “Women challenging the constitution: New evidence” Atlantis. Editors’ introduction to special issue on women and constitution. (37.2) 2016, 81-99. (with N. Black)
- “Electoral breakthrough: Women in Nova Scotia politics” in J. Arscott, L. Trimble and M. Tremblay, eds. Stalled: The representation of women in Canadian governments (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2013). Co-authored with Naomi Black.
- “Doing the work of representation, Nova Scotia style” in R. Lexier and T. Small, eds. Mind the gaps: Canadian perspectives on gender and politics (Winnipeg: Fernwood Press, 2013). Co-authored with Naomi Black.
- Women candidates in the 2013 Nova Scotia election: Is the NDP “contagion from the left” all sneezed out? Aired on CBC Radio 1, "Commentary," 2 October 2013
- “The hidden rise of new women candidates seeking election to the House of Commons, 2000 – 2008” Canadian Review of Political Science. 2013 (6:2-3). With addendum on 2011 election. [pdf - 1128KB]
- "The hidden rise of new women candidates seeking election to the House of Commons, 2000-2008" Canadian Review of Political Science. (6:2-3) 2012, 143-157. Slide presentation to accompany publication
- L. Carbert, “Viewing women’s political leadership through a rural electoral lens: Canada as a Case Study” in K. O’Connor, ed. Gender and women's leadership: A reference handbook(SAGE Publications, 2010), 137-150.
- L. Carbert, “Senate Reform: What Does Bill C-20 Mean for Women?” in Jennifer Smith (ed.)The democratic dilemma: Reforming the Canadian Senate (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009), 153-163.
- Rural Women's Leadership in Atlantic Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006). [pdf - 347KB]