Tim Nieguth

Tim Nieguth

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science
Arts

Education

PhD (Political Science), University of Alberta

MA (Political Science), Universität Augsburg

MA (Canadian Studies), Carleton University

On The Web


Research

Nationalism

Popular culture

Official apologies

Awards


Research grants

  • Tim Nieguth, "Reconciliation, State Apologies, and National Identity," Laurentian University Research Fund, 2019-21

  • Tim Nieguth and Tracey Raney, “The True (Blue) North: The Prime Minister and Canadian Nation-Building since 2006,” SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2015-17

  • Tim Nieguth, "PEGIDA and German National Identity," Laurentian University Research Fund, 2015-17

  • Tim Nieguth, "Executive Power, Political Parties and Canadian National Identity," Laurentian University SSHRC Research Support Fund, 2013-15

  • Tim Nieguth, "Power, Identity, and Global Society: The Politics of Popular Culture,” Laurentian University Research Fund, 2013-15

  • Tim Nieguth and Tracey Raney, "By the Numbers: The Representation of Women and Ethnic Minorities in the Legislatures of Ontario and Baden-Württemberg," Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Faculty Research Exchange Grant, 2012-13

Teaching


Fall 2019

  • POLI 2206 Comparative Politics

  • POLI 3216 Nationalism


Winter 2020

  • Sabbatical leave

Publications


Monographs and edited volumes

  • Nieguth, Tim, ed., Nationalism and Popular Culture (London/New York: Routledge, forthcoming)
  • Nieguth, Tim, ed., The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015)
  • Lacassagne, Aurélie, Tim Nieguth and François Dépelteau, eds., Investigating Shrek: Power, Politics and Ideology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
  • Nieguth, Tim, English‑Canadian Concepts of the Nation: Perspectives on Contemporary Developments (Augsburg: Institute for Canadian Studies, 1997)


Book chapters

  • Nieguth, Tim, “Popular Culture and Quotidian Nationalism,” in Tim Nieguth, ed., Nationalism and Popular Culture (London/New York: Routledge, forthcoming)
  • Nieguth, Tim, “‘Nothing Here Is What It Seems’: Firefly, Anti-Statism, and American National Identity,” in Tim Nieguth, ed., Nationalism and Popular Culture (London/New York: Routledge, forthcoming)
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Material Differences: Ethnic Diversity and the Power of Things in Greater Sudbury,” in Maeve Conrick, Munroe Eagles, Jane Koustas, and Caitríona Ní Chasaide, eds., Landscapes and Landmarks of Canada: Real, Imagined, (Re)Viewed (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 63-75
  • Nieguth, Tim, “German Attitudes towards Russia: The Post-Maidan Era in Context,” in J.L. Black and Michael Johns, eds., The Return of the Cold War: Ukraine, the West and Russia (London/New York: Routledge, 2016), 201-219
  • Nieguth, Tim and Tracey Raney, “Guarding the Nation: Reconfiguring Canada in an Era of Neo-Conservatism,” in Loleen Berdahl, André Juneau, and Carolyn Tuohy, eds., Canada: The State of the Federation 2012 - Regions, Resources, and Resiliency (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), 189-210
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Playgrounds of the Global Village? MMOs and the Contemporary Globalization Debate,” in Tim Nieguth, ed., The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), 116-128
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Culture and Politics Revisited: The Political Science of Popular Culture,” in Tim Nieguth, ed., The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), 181-193
  • Nieguth, Tim and Shauna Wilton, “Popular Culture and the Study of Politics,” in Tim Nieguth, ed., The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), 3-16
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Westphalian Territoriality in Diverse Societies: Majority Nationalism and the Manitoba School Question,” in Jan Grasnick and Katja Walter, eds., Politik in Nordamerika und Europa: Analysen, Theorien und literarische Rezeption [Politics in North America and Europe: Analyses, Theories and Literary Reception] (Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2012), 91-108
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Potholes of Knowledge: The Politics of Studying Shrek,” in Aurélie Lacassagne, Tim Nieguth and François Dépelteau, eds., Investigating Shrek: Power, Politics and Ideology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 147-162
  • Lacassagne, Aurélie, Tim Nieguth and François Dépelteau, “Through the Looking Glass: Shrek in Perspective,” in Aurélie Lacassagne, Tim Nieguth and François Dépelteau, eds., Investigating Shrek: Power, Politics and Ideology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 1-12
  • Nieguth, Tim, “‘An awfully unwieldy business’: State territoriality, power and Joy Kogawa’s Obasan,” in Sheena Wilson, ed., Joy Kogawa: Critical Essays (Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2011), 100-128
  • Nieguth, Tim, “A fourth option for Canada? Territory, national self-government and competing views of Canadian political community,” in Don Carmichael, ed., From Philosophy to Politics: Essays in Memory of Dimitrios S. Panopalis (Edmonton: Department of Political Science, University of Alberta, 2005), 246-261
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Das kanadische Parteiensystem nach den Unterhauswahlen von 1997: Regionale Fragmentierung und strukturelle Asymmetrie [The Canadian Party System after the 1997 General Elections: Regional Fragmentation and Structural Asymmetry],” in Rainer-Olaf Schultze and Steffen Schneider, eds., Kanada in der Krise: Analysen zum Verfassungs‑, Wirtschafts‑ und Parteiensystemwandel seit den 80er Jahren [Canada in Crisis: Analyses of Changes in the Constitution, Economy and Party System since the 1980s] (Bochum: Brockmeyer, 1997), 389-415


Journal articles

  • Nieguth, Tim and Tracey Raney, “Nation-Building and Canada’s National Symbolic Order, 1993-2015,” Nations and Nationalism 23:1 (2017), 87-108
  • Nieguth, Tim and Aurélie Lacassagne, “Space without scales: Established/outsider relations in Hérouxville,” Culture and Local Governance 4:1 (2012), 50-61
  • Nieguth, Tim, “‘We are left with no other alternative’: Legitimating internal secession in Northern Ontario,” Space and Polity 13:2 (2009), 141-157
  • Nieguth, Tim, “An Austrian Solution for Canada? Problems and Possibilities of National Cultural Autonomy,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 42:1 (2009), 1-16
  • Nieguth, Tim and Aurélie Lacassagne, “Contesting the Nation: Reasonable Accommodation in Rural Quebec,” Canadian Political Science Review 3:1 (2009), 1-16
  • Abu-Laban, Yasmeen and Tim Nieguth, “Reconsidering the Constitution, Minorities and Politics in Canada,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 33:3 (2000), 465-497; reprinted in Maria Wallis, Lina Sunseri and Grace-Edward Galabuzi, eds., Colonialism and Racism in Canada (Toronto: Thomson Nelson, 2010)
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Privilege or Recognition? The Myth of State Neutrality,” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2:2 (1999), 112-131
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Beyond dichotomy: concepts of the nation and the distribution of membership,” Nations and Nationalism 5:2 (1999), 155-173
  • Nieguth, Tim, “Accommodating Ethnic Minorities: The Austro‑Marxist Personality Principle and Canada’s Multicultural Condition,” Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism 26:1-2 (1999), 91-105


Conference proceedings

  • Nieguth, Tim, “German Identity, Islam, and Baden-Württemberg’s Naturalization Interview Guidelines,” in Melchior Mbonimpa and Gerry Copeman, eds., Freedom of Expression: Culture and Religion (Sudbury: University of Sudbury, 2010), 137-146
  • Nieguth, Tim and Jonathan Paquette, “‘À vos dés, citoyens européens!’: loisir, jeux et discours politique dans l’Europe des années 1990-2000, ” in Marie Bernier and Renée Corbeil, eds., Actes de la 14e journée sciences et savoirs (Sudbury: ACFAS, 2008), 151-167


Working papers

  • Nieguth, Tim and Tracey Raney, “Guarding the Nation: Reconfiguring Canada in an Era of Neo-Conservatism,” SOTF 2012 Working Paper 10 (Kingston: Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University, 2014)