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Research

Peer Reviewed Articles

Kerby, Matthew and Kelly Blidook, 2011, “It’s Not You, It’s Me: Determinants of Voluntary Legislative Turnover in Canada”, Legislative Studies Quarterly, (Forthcoming).

Blidook, Kelly and Matthew Kerby, 2011, “Constituency Influence on ‘Constituency Members’: The Adaptability of Roles to Electoral Realities in the Canadian Case”, Journal of Legislative Studies, (Forthcoming).

Kerby, Matthew, 2011, “Combining the Hazards of Ministerial Appointment AND Ministerial Exit in the Canadian Federal Cabinet”, Canadian Journal of Political Science, (Forthcoming).

Marland, Alex and Kerby, Matthew, 2010, “The Audience is Listening: Talk Radio and Public Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador”, Media, Culture and Society, 32(6), pp. 997–1016.

Kerby, Matthew, 2009, “Worth the Wait: The Determinants of Ministerial Appointment in Canada, 1935-2008. Canadian Journal of Political Science, 42(3), pp. 593–612. Winner of the 2010 Canadian Political Science Association John McMemeny Prize for best article in the Canadian Journal of Political Science.

Brendan Howe and Matthew Kerby, 2009, “The Canada-EU Turbot War of 1995 and the Cybernetic Model of Decision-Making” The Roundtable: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. 48 (401). pp. 161–79.

O’Malley, Eoin and Matthew Kerby, 2004. “Fine Gael: Chronicle of a Death Foretold?  Understanding the decline of Fine Gael.” Irish Political Studies 19 (1). pp. 39–58.

Kerby, Matthew and Raj Chari, 2002. “’Policy Scandals’: A Spanish Case.” Government and Opposition 37(3). pp. 409–25.

Book Chapters

Blidook, Kelly and Matthew Kerby, 2012, “Constituency Influence on ‘Constituency Members’: The Adaptability of Roles to Electoral Realities in the Canadian Case” in Shane Martin and Olivier Rozenberg (eds.), The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questions. London: Routledge. (Forthcoming) (also published in Journal of Legislative Studies, see above)

Book Reviews

Kerby, Matthew, 2009, “Review of Cabinet Ministers and First Ministers, by Graham White”, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 42 (3). pp. 817-18.

Academic Conferences

“Party Policy Positions in Newfoundland and Labrador: Expert Survey Results in the Buildup to the 2011 Provincial Election” Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2011. (with Kelly Blidook).

“The Electoral Consequences of Ministerial Exit in Canada: 1867–2006” Parties and Elections in Canada Workshop at Memorial University of Newfoundand.english October 22-23, 2010, St. John’s, Newfoundland (with Gary Sneddon).

“Gender, Representation and the Canadian Federal Cabinet” Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association Annual Conference, October 1-3, 2010, Halifax, Nova Scotia (with Manon Tremblay).

“The Electoral Consequences of Ministerial Exit in Canada” Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, June 1-3 2010, Montreal, Quebec.

“The Patterns and Effects of Subnational Political Experience on Federal Level Career Paths in Canada: 1867-2008” Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, June 1-3 2010, Montreal, Quebec

“Your time will come (maybe faster than you think! ): Predicting Ministerial Appointments: Canada – 1957-2008”, 5th General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Potsdam, Germany. September 10-13, 2009

“Hedging bets on crystal balls: combining the hazards of ministerial appointment AND ministerial exit in the Canadian federal cabinet. General Conference of the International Political Science Association, Santiago, Chile, July 12-16 2009.

“Calls of the Wild: Resignation Requests in the Canadian House of Commons: 1957-2008.” Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Ottawa, Ontario, May 27-29, 2009.

“Resignation calls in the Canadian Federal Parliament: 1980-2007.” European Consortium for Political Research, 2nd International Conference on Parliamentary Accountability, Paris, France. March 12-14 2009.

“Are Politicians Listening?  Talk Radio Call-in Shows and Public Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Vancouver, British Columbia. June 6, 2008. (with Alex Marland)

“Determinants of Voluntary MP Turnover in the Canadian House of Commons” Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research, Rennes, France, 2008. (with Kelly Blidook)

“Party Switching in Canada, 1867-2006.” Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, (Chicago, Illinois), 2007.

“Federal and Provincial Election Timing in Canada, 1957-2006.” Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2007

“It’s about time (to event). Ministerial Rewards in the Canadian federal cabinet: 1935-2004.” Midwest Political Science Association General Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2006.

“Determinants of Ministerial Appointment in Canada: 1957-2005.” Paper presented at the Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research, Granada, Spain, 2005.

“Ministerial Career Paths in Canada.” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003

“Fine Gael’s electoral performance in 2002: testing some hypotheses.” Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2003. (with Eoin O’Malley)

“Land mines don’t discriminate: Policy Scandals in Spain and Canada.” Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research, Grenoble, France, 2001. (with Raj S. Chari)

“Fishy Decisions: Decision-making Models and the 1995 Canada-EU Turbot War.” Royal Irish Academy Research Seminar in International Relations, Dublin, Ireland, 2000.