Stephen Randall (political scientist)

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Stephen Randall
Personal details
Alma mater University of Toronto
Profession Professor

Stephen James Randall, FRSC is a history professor at the University of Calgary, institute director, author, academic, civil-right advocate, oil policy expert, and more recently a progressive political activist.

Academic[edit]

Randall's scholarship has focused on oil policy, Canada-United States relations, and inter-American relations.

Personal[edit]

Randall was born in Toronto in 1944. He and his wife, Dr. M. Anne Katzenberg, live in Charleswood Heights in Calgary, Alberta.

Human Rights, Civil Liberties[edit]

He founded the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties association as its first president. Working for the United Nations, the Carter Presidential Centre and the Organization of American States, Stephen ensures elections are run fairly, builds communities and helps people in developing countries find a way out of poverty. He has worked on elections in Cambodia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, El Salvador and Jamaica over the past twenty years.

Honours[edit]

Randall is a fellow of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute and an elected member of the Royal Society of Canada.[1][2][3][4]

Political activism[edit]

On January 7, 2011, Randall was nominated as the Liberal Party of Canada candidate in Calgary Centre-North for the 41st Canadian federal election.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Michelle Rempel 28,443 56.53 0.00 $82,363.77
New Democratic Paul Vargis 8,048 15.99 +0.67 $15,914.50
Liberal Stephen Randall 7,046 14.00 +2.23 $55,742.32
Green Heather MacIntosh 6,578 13.07 -2.22 $42,457.33
Marxist–Leninist Peggy Askin 203 0.40 +0.02 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,318 100.00   $
Total rejected ballots 200 0.40
Turnout 50,518 60.55
Eligible voters 83,431

Selected publications[edit]

John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall (1994) Canada and the United States : ambivalent allies, Athens : University of Georgia Press[6][7][8][9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://larc.ucalgary.ca/stephen-j-randall University of Calgary: Stephen Randall (Accessed April 2011)
  2. ^ http://www.rsc.ca/submitsearch.php?sFirstName=Stephen&sLastName=Randall&sAcademy=&sAffiliation=&sElection=&btnSearch=Search Royal Society of Canada: Stephan Randall (Accessed April 2011)
  3. ^ http://www.onlinecic.org/calendar/haitithecontinuingchallengeofafailedstate Canadian International Council:Haiti: The Continuing Challenge of a Failed State (Accessed April 2011)
  4. ^ http://www.cdfai.org/editorialboard.htm Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute (Accessed April 2011)
  5. ^ "Liberals name candidate for Calgary Centre-North". CBC News. January 7, 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 
  6. ^ Gordon T Stewart (1996) Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies by John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall; The American historical review. 101, no. 2,: 456
  7. ^ Scott W See (1995) Review of Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies by John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall, The Journal of American History, Dec., vol. 82, no. 3, p. 1278-1279
  8. ^ David C Hendrickson (1995) Review of Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies by ; John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall, Foreign Affairs, May - Jun., 1995, vol. 74, no. 3, p. 176-176
  9. ^ George Feaver (1995) Canada and the United States - Ambivalent allies by John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall, TLS, the Times literary supplement. no. 4814, : 25
  10. ^ Richard D Challener (1996) Review of Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies by John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall, Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, Mar., vol. 25, no. 2, p. 218-220
  11. ^ Jeffrey Ling (1996) Review of Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies by John Herd Thompson; Stephen J Randall, Canadian Journal of Political Science / Revue canadienne de science politique, Sep., vol. 29, no. 3, p. 590-591

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