Leonardo Baccini (Assistant Professor)

Dr. Baccini gained his PhD in political science from Trinity College, Dublin.  He has previously taught at the London School of Economics and was an NCGG fellow at Princeton University. His research interests include: international political economy, comparative political economy, international trade, and international organizations. Dr. Baccini advises the MJPS editorial board on academic essays within the field of political economy.





Philip Oxhorn  (Associate Provost) 

Dr. Oxhorn is the Founding Director of The Institute for the Study of International Development, and Editor-in-Chief of  the Latin American Research Review.

He completed his PhD at Harvard and his research interests pertain to: theories of civil society, democracy and citizenship, the relationship between short-term conflict resolution and the long term goals of development and democratization, civil society and the promotion of public health, civil society and the resolution of contemporary problems, the linkages between gender equality and economic growth, and comparative politics in Latin America.

Dr. Oxhorn provides the MJPS with guidance on academic essays within the fields of comparative and developing politics.

Richard Schultz  (James McGill Professor)

Receiving his PhD at York University, Dr. Shultz research interests include: Canadian political economy and public policy specifically government regulation, the Canadian political process, and Canadian Federalism.

Professor Schultz oversees the academic essays on Canadian politics.


Deena Yanofsky (Liaison Librarian)

Ms.Yanofsky received her Master in English literature from McGill, and her Master of information studies in archival studies, from the University of Toronto. She is the president of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), and a standing committee member of the Academic & Research Libraries Section, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). As the liaison librarian for McGill’s Department of Political Science and for the School of Urban Planning, she provides support and specialized references. She guides the MJPS in the implementation of best practices for an academic journal.