Benjamin Ferland

University of Ottawa


I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. I completed my PhD at McGill University in 2014 under the supervision of Elisabeth GidengilStuart Soroka, and André Blais. In 2015-2016, I conducted my postdoctoral research in the Department of Political Science at the Pennsylvania State University under the supervision of Matt Golder. My research focuses on political representation and electoral systems, with a special interest in governments/parties and public responsiveness. My research has been published in the European Journal of Political Research, Party Politics, West European Politics, Electoral Studies, and other peer-reviewed journals. More information can be found on my Google scholar profile.