David McGrane

  • Associate Professor, Department Head, Political Studies
  • St. Thomas More College
  • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
  • Phone: 306.966.8924
  • dmcgrane@stmcollege.ca
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Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities


  • Carleton University (Ph.D., Political Science)
  • York University (M.A., Political Science)
  • University of Regina (B.A. with Honours, Political Science)

Research Interests

  • Canadian Politics
  • Federalism
  • Saskatchewan Politics
  • Québécois Nationalism
  • Multiculturalism and Immigration
  • Canadian Political Parties
  • Federal NDP



Research Projects

  • Comparison of social democracy in Québec and Saskatchewan
  • Bilateral agreements between provinces and the federal government
  • Government policies concerning immigration and multiculturalism across the four Western Canadian provinces
  • Daycare policies of provincial governments across Canada
  • Voter behaviour in Canadian provincial elections
  • The Federal NDP under the leadership of Jack Layton and Thomas Mulcair - Funded by SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Selected Publications and Presentations

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Provincial Politics
  • Canadian Political Thought
  • Multiculturalism
  • Federalism
  • Canadian Political Parties and Social Movements

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Acting Department Head, STM Political Studies
  • Member of the Undergraduate Committee, Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan
  • Member of Keenan Lecture Committee
  • Member of STM Social Committee
  • Member of STM Research Committee