A Carleton expert is available to comment on the tragic attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue, anti-Semitism and the political climate in the United States.

Mira Sucharov
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 3010
Email: mira.sucharov@carleton.ca

Sucharov is the author of articles on diaspora Jewish politics, Israeli-Palestinian relations, emotions and international relations, as well as The International Self: Psychoanalysis and the Search for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. She is currently the Jewish Politics Division co-chair for the Association for Jewish Studies and is co-editor of AJS Perspectives.

Sucharov is an award-winning columnist. Her pieces have appeared in Haaretz, The Forward, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Daily Beast, Huffington Post, +972 Magazine and The Walrus.

Melissa Haussman
Professor, Department of Political Science

Email:   melissa.haussman@carleton.ca

Haussman teaches U.S. and comparative North American politics. Her scholarship has generally focused on questions of comparative political institutions and behaviour in the U.S. and Canada, with particular emphasis on gender issues. She is the author, co-author or co-editor of five books. She is currently co-editor of the International Journal of Canadian Studies.  Among her publications is a co-authored chapter with Prof. Lori Turnbull comparing the shift toward “responsible parties” in the U.S. Congress versus a more executive-centered system in Canada under former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. This chapter was part of Canada and the U.S.: Differences that Count (2014). This book was listed as one of the Hill Times Top 100 Books on Canada in 2014.

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