Christopher Cochrane

 
Christopher Cochrane

Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Undergraduate
HL 562
416-208-5121

Biography: 

Christopher Cochrane is an Associate Professor at UTSC. He is interesred in Canadian politics, ideology, political disagreement, computational social science, NLP, and linked parliamentary data (www.lipad.ca). His publications includes Canadian Politics: Critical Approaches (Nelson, forthcoming 2019); Left and Right: The Small World of Political Ideas (MQUP, 2015). 

Research Interests: 

Research interest include Canadian politics, ideology, political disagreement, computational social science, NLP, and linked parliamentary data (www.lipad.ca).

Awards and Grants: 

  • Standard Research Grant (New Researcher Award), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2011-2013.
  • Early Researcher Award, Connaught Fellowship, 2011-2013.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy, 2009-2010.

Publications: 

  • (2013) Canadian Politics: Critical Approaches. 7th ed. Toronto, ON: Nelson. Forthcoming. (w/ Rand Dyck).
  • (2013) “Scapegoating: Unemployment, Far-Right Parties, and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment.” Comparative European Politics. Forthcoming. (w/ Neil Nevitte)
  • (2012) “The Origin and Structure of Left/Right Opinions,” in James Farney and David Rayside (eds.) Conservatism in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Forthcoming.
  • (2012) “Regions, Regionalism, and Regional Differences in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science. Forthcoming. (w/ Andrea Perella).
  • (2012) “The Asymmetrical Structure of Left/Right Disagreement: Left-Wing Coherence and Right-wing Fragmentation in Comparative Party Policy.” Party Politics. Forthcoming.
  • (2010) “Left/Right Ideology and Canadian Politics.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 43(3): 583-605.

Teaching Interests: 

  • POLB50Y3 - Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLD53H3 - Political Disagreement in Canada