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Charles Smith

Senior Fellow, Blogger
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

Charles Smith (Ph.D York) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan.  His research interests include Canadian and International political economy, public law, labour unions and federal and provincial public policy. He is the author of Transforming Provincial Politics (2015) and Unions in Court: Organized Labour and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (2017). His latest project (with Daniel Paré) examines the interconnection between workers’ freedom of expression, social media, and workplace discipline in Canada. He has also authored numerous articles on Saskatchewan Politics, Labour in Court and Labour History. Charles is also co-editor of Canada's foremost labour studies journal Labour/Le Travail.  He is also the husband to Allison and proud father of twin boys, Dylan and Jonah.