Dr. Cara Camcastle




Political Science

After completing her Ph.D. in political science at Queen's University, Dr. Cara Camcastle was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada postdoctoral fellowship and attended the University of California at Berkeley as a visiting scholar. Her successful career includes teaching several years on the faculties of both UBC and SFU, and her peer-reviewed publications include papers in world-class academic journals and a book in the highly respected series of McGill-Queen's University Press: Studies in the History of Ideas.

  • Ph.D. in Political Science (Queen's University)
  • M.A. (University of British Columbia)
  • B.A. Hon. (University of British Columbia)
Recent Publications:
  • "Beccaria's Luxury of Comfort and Happiness of the Greatest Number" Utilitas journal (vol.20, no.1, 2008, 20 pages)
  • "The Green Party of Canada in Political Space and the New Middle Class Thesis" Environmental Politics journal (vol. 16, no.4, August 2007, 17 pages)
  • "Survey Says Green Party members overwhelmingly accept limits-to-growth and believe nature has an intrinsic value" Alternatives journal (issue on the Greening of Politics, vol.33, no.1, 2007, 2 pages)
  • The Moderate Side of Joseph de Maistre: Views on Political Liberty and Political Economy (book published in December 2005 by McGill-Queen's University Press