Departmental Speakers Program: Jean-François Godbout

Jean-François Godbout
Wednesday, March 14, Buchanan Penthouse from 12:15pm-2pm


Jean-François Godbout (PhD Northwestern) is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Observatory of Federations (CERIUM) at Université de Montréal.

His research is focused on democratic processes and political institutions in Canada, the United States and Europe. He specializes in the areas of comparative political institutions, methodology, federations, parliament, and elections. Godbout is currently studying the legislative behaviour of Canadian parliamentarians in the House of Commons and the Senate.



Godbout, Jean-François, et Monika Smaz (2016). “Party Development in the Early Decades of the Australian Parliament: A New Perspective.” Australian Journal of Political Science. À paraître.

Bourgeois, Eve, et Jean-François Godbout (2016). “Le développement des partis politiques au Bas-Canada (1791-1840).” Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française. À paraître dans le volume 69(2).

Godbout, Jean-François, et Bjørn Høyland (2015). “Unity in Diversity? The Development of Political Parties in the Parliament of Canada (1867-2011).” British Journal of Political Science. FirstView.

Godbout, Jean-François, et Bjørn Høyland (2013). “The Emergence of Parties in the Canadian House of Commons (1867-1908).” Revue canadienne de science politique/Canadian Journal of Political Science 46(4): 773-797.

Godbout, Jean-François, et Martial Foucault (2013). “French Legislative Voting in the Fifth Republic.” French Politics 11(4): 307-331.