Dave Snow

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Phone number: 
519 824 4120 x52225
MCKN 534
Education (doctoral degree): 
University of Calgary, Political Science

Dave Snow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph. He is the author of Assisted Reproduction Policy in Canada: Framing, Federalism, and Failure, published in 2018 by the University of Toronto Press. He is also the co-author (with F.L. Morton) of the edited textbook Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada (4th edition), which was published in 2018 by the University of Calgary Press.

Dave's research and teaching interests include assisted reproduction, public policy, constitutional law, and federalism. Currently, he is researching the Supreme Court of Canada's jurisprudence on reasonable limits on Charter rights.

Nicolaides, Eleni, and Dave Snow. 2021. “A Paper Tiger No More? The Media Portrayal of the Notwithstanding Clause in Saskatchewan and Ontario.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 54 (1): 60-74.

Train, Andrew, and Dave Snow. 2019. “Cannabis Policy Diffusion in Ontario and New Brunswick: Coercion, Learning, and Replication.” Canadian Public Administration 62 (4): 549-572.

Snow, Dave. 2018. Assisted Reproduction Policy in Canada: Framing, Federalism, and Failure. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Morton, F.L., and Dave Snow (eds). 2018. Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada. 4th edition. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.

Snow, Dave. 2017. “Litigating Parentage: Equality Rights, LGBTQ Mobilization and Ontario’s All Families Are Equal Act.” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 32 (3): 329-348.

Snow, Dave. 2016. “Criminalising Commercial Surrogacy in Canada and Australia: The Political Construction of ‘National Consensus’.” Australian Journal of Political Science 51 (1): 1-16.