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Robert Schertzer

Associate Professor of Politics, University of Toronto

Robert Schertzer is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He publishes and teaches on the intersection of three areas: federalism, constitutional law, and the politics of national identity. His work has appeared in many top venues, including Ethnic and Racial Studies; Publius; Nations and Nationalism and the International Journal of Constitutional Law. His first book, The Judicial Role in a Diverse Federation (2016, UTP), was shortlisted for the best book on Canadian politics by the Canadian Political Science Association. Prior to joining UofT, he spent a decade with the Government of Canada working on social policy, immigration policy and intergovernmental relations.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Politics, University of Toronto


  • 2013 
    London School of Economics, PhD in Government