Troy Riddell

Troy Riddell
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Political Science
Phone number: 
519 824 4120 x56503
MCKN 525
Education (doctoral degree): 
PhD, McGill University, Political Science

Troy Riddell is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science.  His research interests focus primarily on judicial politics and process (such as exploring the relationship between judicial appointments, judicial independence and accountability and judicial decision-making) and criminal justice policy (such as sentencing, and the implementation of Charter of Rights decisions).

  • Lori Hausegger, Matthew Hennigar and Troy Riddell.  2015. Canadian Courts: Law, Politics and Process. 2nd ed. (Toronto: Oxford University Press).
  • Hausegger, Lori, Troy Riddell and Matthew Hennigar.  2013. “Does Patronage Matter? Connecting Influences on Judicial Appointments with Judicial Decision Making.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 46: 665-690
  • Troy Q. Riddell.  2004. “The Impact of Legal Mobilization and Judicial Decisions: The Case of Official Minority-Language Education Policy in Canada for Francophones outside Quebec,” Law and Society Review 38: 583-609.
  • Lori Hausegger and Troy Riddell.  2015. “Unpacking the Debate on Judicial Appointments Outside the United States: What Research Might be Able to Contribute to the Normative Conversation,” in Brandel Bartels and Chris Bonneau, eds.  Making Law and Courts Research Relevant: The Normative Implications of Empirical Research.  Routledge.
  • Troy Q. Riddell.  2010. “What Can Political Science Contribute to the Study of Criminal Justice in Canada?”  Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 52: 321-340.