Scott Piroth, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Office Location: 112 Williams Hall

419-372-7268

spiroth@bgsu.edu

Website: http://personal.bgsu.edu/~spiroth

Curriculum Vitae

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Biography

I teach Political Science and Canadian Studies at Bowling Green State University.

Fields of Study

  • Comparative Politics
  • Canadian Studies

Affiliations

  • American Council for Québec Studies
  • Association for Canadian Studies in the United States
  • Midwest Association for Canadian Studies

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, D.C. (2002)
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1988)

Selected Publications

  • Scott Piroth, “Question Period in the Canadian House of Commons: from English to English and French,” Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2012) 161-183.
  • Scott Piroth and David Jackson, “Language Knowledge and Attitudes toward Québec among Canadian University Students.” Québec Studies, Vol. 47 (Spring/Summer 2009) 73-94.
  • Scott Piroth, “Popular Music and Identity in Quebec.” American Review of Canadian Studies, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Summer 2008) 145-164.
  • Scott Piroth, Pierre Serré and David Lublin, “Francophone Bilingualism, Inter-group Contact and Opposition to Sovereignty among Québec Francophones.” Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring 2006) 1-24.
  • Scott Piroth, “Generational Replacement, Value Shifts, and Support for a Sovereign Québec.” Québec Studies, Vol. 37 (Spring/Summer 2004) 23-43.

Awards

  • ACSUS/UQAM Northern Quebec Faculty Development Institute & Study Tour, 2009
  • Canadian Embassy Faculty Enrichment Grant, 2008-2009
  • Québec Studies Program Grant for Professors and Researchers 2004

Presentations

  • “Generations, Nationalism, and Support for the NDP in the 2011 Canadian Elections in Québec,” American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference, Sarasota, Florida, November 8-11, 2012.
  • “Projecting the Nation: Images of Canada and Quebec in Public Light Shows” Midwest Association for Canadian Studies Biennial Conference, Grand Forks, North Dakota, October 5-6, 2012.
  • "Generations and Support for a Sovereign Québec,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Meeting, Ottawa, Ontario, November 16-20, 2011.
  • "Generations and Support for a Sovereign Québec and an Independent Scotland,” 2011 International Studies Association Annual Convention, Montréal, Québec, March 16-20, 2011.
  • "The Rise and Fall of the ADQ and the Conservative Party of Canada and the Future of Conservative Nationalism in Québec," American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference, Burlington, Vermont, November 4-7, 2010.
  • “Popular Music, Politics, and Identity in Québec, 2005-2010," American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference, Burlington, Vermont, November 4-7, 2010.
  • with Eric Weeks and David Jackson, “The Impact of CanCon Regulations on Canada’s Music Industry,” Midwest Association for Canadian Studies Biennial Conference, Windsor, Ontario, October 22-23, 2010.
  • with David Jackson, “The Impact of CanCon Regulations on Canada’s Music Industry,” 5th Congress of the Polish Association for Canadian Studies, Krakow, Poland, October 7-9, 2010.
  • “The Harper Government and Québec: Changing Policies and Attitudes toward Québec in the Rest of Canada,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Meeting, San Diego, California, November 18-22, 2009.
  • Roundtable: “Teaching the Introductory Course in Canadian Studies,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Meeting, San Diego, California, November 18-22, 2009.
  • Roundtable: “Northern Quebec: James Bay & Nunavik,” The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Meeting, San Diego, California, November 18-22, 2009.
  • “Innovative Online Pedagogy in Canadian Studies,” Canadian Studies: The State of the Art Conference, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, February 13-14, 2009.

Projects

  • Nationalism in Québec
  • Generational Change and Political Attitudes in Québec
  • Views of Québec in the Rest of Canada
  • Bilingualism and Political Attitudes
  • Popular Culture in Québec and Canada

Courses Taught

  • CAST 2010 Canadian Studies
  • POLS 1100 American Government
  • POLS 1710 Comparative Politics
  • POLS 1720 International Relations
  • POLS 3450 Legislative Process
  • POLS 3510 Western European Politics
  • POLS 3530 Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS 4000 Nationalism
  • POLS 4400 Parties and Voting Behavior
  • POLS 4700 (Independent Study) Politics of Australia and New Zealand
  • POLS 6510 Seminar in Comparative Government (graduate level)
  • PEG 2180 Curling (1 credit physical education course)