Jonathan Rose

Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University

Graduate Student Supervision

Ph.D. thesis supervisions

Laura Levick, “Rebranding Electoral Reform: A Process-Based Approach to the Study of Electoral System Reform” (in progress, co-supervised with Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant)

Tim Abray, “Attacking Democracy? Integrating Insights from Contemporary Psychology into the study of Negative Political Advertising” (in progress)

Kristin Hulme “Supreme Court and Rhetoric: A Study of Judicial Decision-Making” (2011)

Simon Kiss, “Selling Government: The Evolution of Government Public Relations in Alberta from 1971-2006” (2008)

Tamara Small, “Elections.ca: Political Parties and Candidates on the Net: A Case Study of the 2004 Federal Election” (2006)


M.A. thesis and M.A. research project supervisions

Patricia Mockler, “Challenges to Deliberation:  An Examination of Structural Inequality, Capacity and Influence in Ireland’s Convention on the Constitution (MRP, 2016)

Justin Mathews, “So that Every Canadian Has Enough to Eat at Home: Obstacles and Prospects for a Liveable, Universal Basic Income in Canada” (MRP, 2015)

Matthew Cohen, “Get it Wrong or Don’t Get it at All: A Content Analysis of the Media’s Representation of Responsible Government During the 2008 Parliamentary Crisis (MRP, 2014)

Alex Steffan, “An Empirical Analysis of Leadership in Mini-Publics” (MRP, 2012)

Tim Abray-Nyman, “Inside the Black Box: Cognitive Confounds and Voter Error in Orthodox Models of Voter Behaviour” (MRP 2012)

Alexander Steffen, “An Analysis of Leadership within Mini-publics in Canada and Australia: Describing Democratic Leadership in Deliberative Democracy (MRP 2012)

Holly Garnett, “Referendum Resource Officers in the 2007 Ontario Referendum on Electoral Reform” (MRP 2011)

Rob Trewartha “Political Advertising in the 2004 and 2006 Federal Elections” (MRP 2007)

David Thuss, “Rephrasing Politics” (2006)

Mark Lyons, “Media and Democracy: The Case of the War in Iraq” (MRP 2006)

Cristina Howorun, “Who Leads the Pack: The Effects of Ownership on the Coverage of Federal Budgets and Throne Speeches” (MA 2005)

Juliana Trichilo, “Your Privacy, Please” Considering A National Identity Card in the Context of Privacy Rights (MRP 2005)

Peter MacLeod, “Notes Toward a Civic Design: Coming To a Political-Aesthetic Consciousness” (2002)

Alexis Conrad, “Evaluating the Adequacy of Intergovernmental Cooperation as an Organizing Principle for Environmental Protection: A Case Study of the Canada-Wide Accord on Environmental Harmonization (1999)

Mike Krywy, “Re-Imagining “Canada”, Consensus, Resistance and the Construction of a Multicultural National Discourse: A Case Study of North of 60″ (1996)


B.A. Honours thesis supervision

Elisha Corbett, “Language Framing in the 2015 Canadian Leaders’ Debates” (2016)

Taylor Mann, “Obama, Romney and Twitter in 2012” (2014)

Joanna Plucinska, “E-Democracy and Echo Chambers: Examining Political Pundits on Twitter (2013)

Vicky Fenwick-Sehl, “Explaining the Failure of the Green Party in Canada: A Comparative Study” (2013)

Ashley Harms-Wiebe, “Dilma Rousseff: Lula’s Bride in High Heels or the Brazilian President? A Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of the 2010 Brazilian Presidential Election Campaign” (2010)

Joshua Clark, “Logging On: Assessing the Relationship between the Internet and Politics” (2009)

Lyndsey Hannigan, “The Effectiveness of Public Consultation: A Case Study of the Ontario Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform” (2007)

Michael Lindsay, “The Death of the Revolution was Televised: An Examination of Global and CTV’s Coverage of the 2003 Ontario General Election” (2004)

Shelley Lepp, “Political Socialization of Children and the Role of Television” (2003)

Hartley Lefton, “The Long & the Short of It: Negativity and Sentence Length in the 1997 and 2000 Canadian English Federal Leaders’ Debates” (2002)

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