Associate Professor

Christopher Kam (Ph.D. Rochester, 2002) studies comparative political institutions.  Information on Prof. Kam’s research and teaching activities, including a list of publications and replication data sets can be found at



Winter 2017

POLI220 Introduction to Comparative Politics Sections

A comparative analysis of foreign governments. Specific countries to be covered will vary according to section; consult the brochure issued by the Department.

Winter 2017

POLI101 The Government of Canada Sections

An examination of the institutions and processes of Canadian government.

Winter 2017

POLI310 Parliament and Party: The Strategy of Politics Sections

Parliamentary and party politics, showing how politicians in Canada and other countries strike bargains with allies, outmanoeuvre opponents in debates, and manipulate institutional rules.