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MARGOT R. CHALLBORN

PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta.

 

ABOUT

Margot is a political scientist from Edmonton, Alberta. Her experiences as a queer woman of colour have shaped her commitment to creating equitable and just communities for all. She is an accomplished writer, researcher, instructor, and policy analyst. Margot believes that political scientists have a particular duty to contribute to public service and she models that vision with both her professional and volunteer endeavours.

Dry Fields
Library

TEACHING & RESEARCH

Margot teaches in the areas of Canadian politics, gender and politics, and contemporary political theory. Working with distinguished gender and politics scholar, Dr. Lois Harder, her research examines the governance of intimate life in Canada, with a focus on how public policy and law impacts how people think about kinship, including their choices to create families and decisions surrounding parenting and marriage.


Her master's and doctoral research is nationally recognized; she is a recipient of Canada's most prestigious doctoral and master's-level scholarships; the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Master's Scholarship and the Vanier Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship. 

SELECTED COURSES

Desk Globe

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS

Spring 2021

Image by Teemu Paananen

SEX, GENDER, AND PROTEST

Winter 2021

Image by Kira auf der Heide

THE POLITICS OF GENDER

Spring 2020

Workspace

INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THEORY

Summer 2019

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