Sylvia Bashevkin

Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science

Areas of interest

  • Canadian politics
  • Comparative politics
  • Public policy


Main Bio

Author most recently of Women as Foreign Policy Leaders (2018); Women, Power, Politics: The Hidden Story of Canada’s Unfinished Democracy (2009); Tales of Two Cities: Women and Municipal Restructuring in London and Toronto (2006); Welfare Hot Buttons: Women, Work and Social Policy Reform (2002); Women on the Defensive: Living through Conservative Times (1998); and numerous journal articles and chapters in books. Editor of Opening Doors Wider: Women’s Political Engagement in Canada (2009); Women’s Work is Never Done: Comparative Studies in Caregiving, Employment and Social Policy Reform (2002); Women and Politics in Western Europe (1985); and Canadian Political Behaviour (1985). Major research interests are Canadian and comparative politics.