Jennifer Dalton

Jennifer Dalton

Faculty, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Visiting Scholar, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University.
Jennifer E. Dalton currently teaches in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and Glendon College at York University. She also conducts research in the Office of Institutional Research & Analysis (OIRA) and is a visiting scholar at the Centre for Refugee Studies. Dr. Dalton obtained a PhD in law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University where she received funding through a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship. She holds an LLM (Osgoode/York), with expertise in Indigenous self-determination under Canadian and international law, along with a BA(Hons) and MA in political science (Toronto), with specializations in Canadian politics and constitutional law, political philosophy and statistics. Dr. Dalton’s scholarly expertise is interdisciplinary in nature, cross-cutting Aboriginal law and politics; Canadian constitutional law, government and politics; civic engagement and elections; and quantitative and qualitative research methodology. She has published numerous book chapters and articles in these areas and presents her work regularly at various forums. She also has a book forthcoming from UBC Press, entitled Aboriginal Engagement: Reconciliation through Electoral Participation and Land Negotiations in Canada.
Latest contributions by Jennifer Dalton

A Healthy Distrust at First Nation-Crown Summit

The government must go beyond mere window dressing and pursue tangible outcomes that address the needs of Aboriginal Canadians.

Aboriginal Schools in Canada: The Way Forward

Far from being “exclusionary,” these schools could foster greater unity in Canadian society.