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Loleen Berdahl

Loleen Berdahl


Associate Professor

Office: Arts 280
Phone: 306-966-1952

Loleen Berdahl (Ph.D. Calgary) is an Associate Professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.  Her research examines public policy and public opinion, and her current research is focused on evidence and policy in Canada. The journals in which she has published include Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Regional and Federal Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Political Science, and she is the lead author of Looking West: Regional Transformation and the Future of Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2014, with Roger Gibbins) and Explorations: Conducting Empirical Research in Canadian Political Science, Third Edition (Oxford University Press, 2015, with Keith Archer). Loleen is the Project Leader for the Survey and Group Analysis Laboratory (SGAL) at the University of Saskatchewan’s Social Sciences Research Laboratories, and recipient of the 2012 University of Saskatchewan Provost’s Award for Outstanding New Teacher, the 2014 University of Saskatchewan Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching in the College of Arts and Science, Division of Social Sciences, and the 2014-2015 College of Arts and Science Teaching Excellence Award, Division of Social Sciences. Loleen is a member of the Canadian Political Science Association Board of Directors (2014-2016).