Carleton University experts are available to discuss the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

If you are interested in speaking with the experts below, please feel free to reach out directly. If you require other assistance, please email Steven Reid, Media Relations Officer, at

Andrew Cohen
Professor, School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University


Cohen has written about marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and celebrating Britain.

Cohen is an author and journalist who has worked for a wire service as well as leading newspapers and magazines as reporter, editor, editorial writer, columnist and foreign correspondent. In his 37-year journalism career, he has written for Time, the Ottawa Citizen, and United Press International. He also wrote for the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail from Washington, London, Berlin and Toronto.

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Philippe Lagassé
Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University

Lagassé has provided media commentary on the role of royal tours, Canadian attitudes on the monarchy, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Lagassé wrote on opinion piece in the Globe and Mail on the Queen’s passing.

Lagassé is the Barton Chair at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. His research focuses on defence policy and military procurement, as well as civil-military relations, and the role of institutions in international policy-making in the Westminster tradition.

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Jonathan Malloy
Professor, Department of Political Science at Carleton University


Malloy is available to discuss the politics of change, how the Queen’s passing will spark discussions of change to the Canadian system, and why change would be difficult.

Malloy’s key areas of research include Canadian political institutions, parliamentary committees and prime ministerial leadership. He is available to discuss subjects related to Canadian politics and identity.

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