Joanna Everitt

Joanna Everitt

Professor of Political Science, University of New Brunswick in Saint John
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of New Brunswick in Saint John
Joanna Everitt


Dr. Joanna Everitt is a Professor of Political Science and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. She specializes in Canadian politics, gender and politics, and political behavior. Along with producing three books (she is the co-author of Dominance and Decline: Making Sense of Recent Canadian Elections (U of Toronto Press 2012), Advocacy Groups: The Canadian Democratic Audit (UBC Press 2004) and co-editor of Citizen Politics: Research and theory in Canadian political behaviour (Oxford University Press 2002)) she has published dozens of articles in national and international journals and edited collections. Her research specifically examines gender differences in public opinion, media coverage of male and female party leaders and its impact of on leadership evaluations and more recently the experiences of LGB politicians.

Research Topic

Exploring viewer reactions to media coverage of female politicians

Contact Information

Hazen Hall, 201
UNB Saint John Campus
p: 506-648 -5561