Mark Crawford's research expertise includes Canadian constitutionalism, political identity and citizenship, as well as evolving debates concerning the future of health care, social policy, and the welfare state in a globalizing world. For more information visit also his blog.
Current position(s), Institution
Assistant Professor, Athabasca University
Fields of expertise
Publications related to European/EU Studies
Crawford, M. “No Watertight Compartments: Trade Agreements, International Health Care Reform, and the Legal Politics of Public Sector Exemptions,” Policy and Society (2006) volume 25 No.3 1-21.
“Let’s Hope that Keynes Was Right”—Op-Ed in The Edmonton Journal January, 2009
Nov. 2008: Spoke to CBC radio in Calgary and wrote letter to Edmonton Journal on the Parliamentary Crisis
“Supreme Court Decision Opened Door to Deal" Montreal Gazette. May 27, 1987. (Cited in M. Behiels, The Meech Lake Primer.)
Several op-ed pieces on B.C. and Canadian politics at my website, B.C. Policy Perspectives, at http://markcrawford.blogspot.com/ Several of these postings have been reproduced in community newspapers in British Columbia and Alberta, notably the Anahim/Nimpo Lake Messenger, Prince George Citizen, and the Williams Lake Tribune.
I have also had several correspondences with journalists at these and other newspapers and websites, and gave about a dozen interviews for local and regional TV and radio stations. The most recent interview was for “The Voice,” a public affairs talk show on CFIS-FM, a community radio station in Prince George, on the night of the federal election May 2, 2011
“Domestic Health Policies and International Trade: a Framework for Assessing Trade-Related Legal Risk,” paper delivered at the International Conference on Healthcare and Trade in Rotterdam Netherlands, December 10-11, 2009.
“The Framework for International Human Rights,” talk given to the Global Studies program at Malaspina University-College, April 2003.
"Political Values in the World Economy: Post-Uruguay Round", paper delivered at the Humanitarian University of Kiev, January 1995
Open to media contact
Althabasca University, Department of Political Science