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Robert Tay-Burroughs

PhD Student, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of New Brunswick

Robert Tay-Burroughs (he/him; il/lui) is a PhD student at the University of New Brunswick (Saint John) in the Interdisciplinary Studies program, researching the future of the Crown and its viceregal representatives in New Brunswick and Canada within the context of Reconciliation. His research is funded in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholarship. His research also feeds into a larger SSHRC-funded international comparative project on the evolution of executive powers in the Westminster system hosted at Carleton University. Robert lives in Fredericton, NB and tweets at @fatbertt.


  • –present
    PhD Student, University of New Brunswick


  • 2019 
    Middlebury College, MA, French
  • 2016 
    University of Ottawa, MA, Public and International Affairs
  • 2013 
    Mount Allison University, BA (Hons), International Relations