Alan Whitehorn

Alan Whitehorn is professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario. He received his BA in Political Science and History (York) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science (Carleton). While at Carleton University, he was research director on David Lewis's memoirs The Good Fight. For almost three decades Professor Whitehorn has taught at RMC in the areas of Canadian parties and public opinion, comparative politics and political theory. Active in the formation of the faculty union, he has served on its executive in a number of senior positions. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Whitehorn was the first holder of the J.S. Woodsworth chair in Humanities at Simon Fraser University. During 1997/1998 he was a visiting associate at McGill University (fall semester), adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University (spring semester), visiting professor at Carleton University 2005 (winter semester). Amongst his publications are a number of articles and chapters on the former Yugoslavia and the Armenian genocide, including the book The Armenian Genocide: Resisting the Inertia of Indifference (co-author with Lorne Shirinian) (Kingston, Blue Heron, 2001). ). His most recent book is entitled Ancestral Voices: Ethnic Roots, Identity and a Genocide Remembered (Winnipeg, Hybrid, 2007). An earlier book of poetry was entitled Poems: Political and Philosophical (Winnipeg, Hybrid, 2002). Professor Whitehorn has also written extensively on Canadian politics both in scholarly books and in newspapers and magazines.
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