David McGrane - Political Scientist


Dr. David McGrane was born and raised in Moose Jaw and completed his Ph.D. in political science at Carleton University in Ottawa. For the past decade, he has been an Associate Professor of Political Studies at St. Thomas More College and the University of Saskatchewan.

His research interests include social democracy, Canadian political theory, political marketing, elections, and voter behaviour. He has published over 20 academic journal articles and book chapters and has written two books: New Directions in Saskatchewan Public Policy (University of Regina Press, 2011) and Remaining Loyal: Social Democracy in Quebec and Saskatchewan (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014). He is currently working a book on the federal NDP from 2000 to 2015 and is a the former President of the Prairie Political Science Association.

Dr. McGrane is active in his community as a member of the City of Saskatoon's Environmental Advisory Committee, Chair of the Political Action Committee of the Saskatoon & District Labour Council, and President of the Saskatchewan NDP. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Douglas-Coldwell Foundation and is Fellow of the Broadbent Institute.

You can follow Dr. McGrane's Research on academic.edu.