Professor Emeritus

Philip Resnick (M.A. McGill, Ph.D, Toronto) combines an interest in political theory with Canadian politics and comparative politics. His books include: Letters to a Québécois Friend; The Masks of Proteus: Canadian Reflections on the State; Toward a Canada-Quebec Union; Thinking English Canada; Twenty-First Century Democracy; The Politics of Resentment: B.C. Regionalism and Canadian Unity; and The European Roots of Canadian Identity. His current research focuses on the nature of North American identity.

“René Lévesque et le Canada anglais,” in Alexandre Stefanescu, ed., René Lévesque: mythes et réalités,  Montreal: vlb éditeur, 2008

 “Secular Utopias and Religious Credos:  One Cascadia or More,” in Douglas Todd, ed., Cascadia: An Elusive Utopia, Vancouver: Ronsdale, 2008

 “Hubris and Melancholy in Multinational States,” Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 14:4, Oct., 2008

 “North American Identity,” Inroads, #23, Spring, 2008

“Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism,” in Alain Dieckhoff and Christophe Jaffrelot, eds., Revisiting nationalism: concepts, structures, processes, London: Hurst, 2005.

Co-editor with Gerald Kernerman, Insiders and Outsiders: Alan Cairns and the Study of Canadian Politics, Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

 “On Accommodating National Differences within Multinational States,” in Ramon Maiz & Ferran Requejo, eds., Democracy, Nationalism and Multiculturalism, London: Routledge, 2005