Dr. Jacquetta Newman

Dr. Jacquetta Newman

Dr. Jacquetta Newman

Full Professor

Phone: 4513
Email: jnewman@uwo.ca


PhD Queen’s University
MA Wilfrid Laurier University
BA Carleton University


  • Politics 1021 F/G People, Power and the State
  • Politics 2230 E Canadian Government and Politics
  • Politics 3311 F/G Civil Society, Community and Democracy
  • Politics 3312 F/G Protest: Politics from Below
  • Politics 3327 F/G Representing Diversity: Paths to Power
  • Politics-SJPS 3320E Women and Gender in Civic Leadership (Experiential)
  • Politics 4407 F/G Body Politics


Gender, Women and Politics; Social Movements and Protest; Democracy and Community

Selected Publications


Jacquetta Newman, Linda White and Tammy Findley. 2020. Women, Politics and Public Policy: The Political Struggles of Canadian Women 3rd Edition. Don Mills: Oxford University Press.


Jacquetta Newman. 2017. Language Please!: Balancing Privileges and Gender-Sensitive Parliaments. Journal of Parliamentary Politics and Law. Vol. 11, pp. 427-442.

Jacquetta Newman. 2008. “Keeping the Volume Down on Women’s Voices: Women in the 2006 Election Campaign,” British Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 21, Issue 2, Fall 2008.

Jacquetta Newman. 1999. “Project Ploughshares: Surviving the End of the Cold War,” Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace Studies. Vol. 31, No. 4., November 1999. pp 44-58.

Book Chapters

Jacquetta Newman. 2020. “Acting In and On History: The Canadian Women’s Movement,” in James Bickerton and Alan-G. Gagnon (eds.) Canadian Politics 7th Edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Jacquetta Newman. 2016. “Back to the Future: Encoding and decoding interest representation outside parties,” in Alain-G Gagnon & A. Brian Tanguay (eds.) Canadian Parties in Transition 4th edition. Toronto: Broadview Press, pp. 250-276.

Jacquetta Newman. 2016. “Post-Feminism, the Labour Market and Generational Exceptionalism in Canada,” in Gérard Gomez and Donna Kesselman (eds.), Les Femmes dans le Monde du Travial dans les Ameriques. Aix en Provence: Presses universitaires de Provence doi: 10.4000/books.pup.5181.

Jacquetta Newman. 2013 "No: Say it Five Times Fast, The Pitfalls of Small-P Politics," in Mark Charlton and Paul Barker, eds., Crosscurrents: Contemporary Political Issues, 7th edition. Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd.

Jacquetta Newman. 2013 "Yes: Small-p politics: Women Working Outside Formal Political Structures," in Mark Charlton and Paul Barker, eds., Crosscurrents: Contemporary Political Issues, 7th edition. Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd.

Jacquetta Newman and Brian Tanguay. 2001. “Crashing the Party: The Politics of Interest Groups and Social Movements,” in Joanna Everitt and Brenda O’Neill (eds.), Political Behaviour: Theory and Practice in a Canadian Context. Toronto: Oxford University Press.