Political Science at UWindsor

Dr. Emmanuelle Richez

Dr. Emmanuelle Richez

Associate Professor

Email: emmanuelle.richez@uwindsor.ca
Twitter: @emmarichez
Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2395
Office: Chrysler Hall North 1144


Dr. Richez is Associate Professor of Political Science. She serves as a member of the Official Languages Rights Expert Panel of the Court Challenges Program of Canada. Prior to joining the Department, Dr. Richez held a Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société culture postdoctoral fellowship at Concordia University, as well as an Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She also has hands-on political experience serving in various roles at the Québec National Assembly and at the Canadian House of Commons. She holds a Ph.D in Political Science from McGill University, as well as a master’s degree from Université Laval and a B.A. from the University of Ottawa in the same discipline.

For more information, please visit www.emmarichez.ca

Dr. Emmanuelle Richez's research examines law and politics in Canada, with a current focus on first and official language rights. She is an affiliated researcher at the Centre d'analyse politique - Constitution et Fédéralisme (CAP-CF) at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), an associate member at the Centre d’Études et de Recherches Comparatives sur les Constitutions, les Libertés et l’État (CERCCLE) at the Université de Bordeaux, and a researcher within the Courts & Politics Research Group. She is currently involved in several research initiatives. She is writing a book on the history and impact of the Court Challenges Program of Canada. Her other research projects pertain to the determinants of judicial decision-making at the Supreme Court of Canada, Canada's compliance with international law, public signage policy, and the bilingualism of Canadian legislators online.

  • POLS 1000  Intro to Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS 2045  Issues in Québec Politics (en français)
  • POLS 2140  Legal Process in Canada
  • POLS 3140  Constitutional Law and Politics in Canada
  • POLS 4110  Canadian Politics: Participation and Process
  • POLS 4880  EU Study Abroad Program
  • POLS 8000  Scope & Approaches to Political Science
  • POLS 8210  Canadian Politics: Participation and Process
  • Emmanuelle Richez. “L’équivalence réelle en matière d'éducation pour les Franco-colombiens : une lutte sans fin ?” Forthcoming. La Francophonie en Colombie Britannique, edited by Geneviève Brisson and Rémi Léger. Quebec City: Presses de l’Université Laval (Perspectives de l’Ouest).
  • Stéphanie Chouinard and Emmanuelle Richez. “The Tension Between Freedom of Expression and Language Rights in Canada: The Ford and Devine Legacy after Thirty Years.” 2021. Freedom of Expression in Canada, edited by Emmett MacFarlane. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Allsop, Corinne; Richez, Emmanuelle, Representational Commissions and Policy-making on Indigenous and Women’ Issues: A Case-study of the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party, Canadian Public Administration, 64(1), Forthcoming 2021.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle ; Weidl, Émilie, Unité canadienne et justice linguistique : Rétrospective sur le bilinguisme officiel à la Trudeau, 383-408, 2020, Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s Intellectual, Political and Constitutional Legacy, Editors - Karazivan, Noura; Leclair, Jean, Lexis nexis. — Reprinted. Unité canadienne et justice linguistique : Rétrospective sur le bilinguisme officiel à la Trudeau, Supreme Court Law Review Second Series 99, 382-408, 2020.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Raynauld, Vincent; Wojcik, Stéphanie, Special issue titled "Les groupes minoritaires et/ou marginalisés à l'ère numérique : pratiques de mobilisation, changements socio-politiques et transformations identitaires" in Terminal: Technologie de l'information, culture & société 2020.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Raynauld, Vincent; Agi, Abunya; Kartolo, Arief B., Unpacking the Political Effects of Social Movements with a Strong Digital Component: The Case of #IdleNoMore in Canada, Social Media + Society, 2020, Special issue on Marginality and Social Media, edited by Katy Pearce, Brooke Foucault-Welles, and Amy Gonzales.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Pandya, Tejas, How to Preserve, to Protect, and to Revitalise Indigenous Languages in Canada: A Consequential Multinational Approach to Federalism In Tremblay, Arjun; Gagnon, Alain-G., Federalism and National Diversity in the 21st Century, Palgrave MacMillan, 2020, Series on Federalism and Internal Conflict.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Raynauld, Vincent, Dynamics of Digital Constituent Outreach and Engagement in Linguistically Divided Societies: A Quantitative Look at the Canadian Case, International Journal of Medial and Cultural Politics, 15(3), 261-281, 2019.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Crandall, Erin, Judicial Discretion as Political Choice: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Cost Awarding Power, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming.
  • Raynauld, Vincent; Richez, Emmanuelle; Boudreau Morris, Katie, Canada is #IdleNoMore: exploring dynamics of Indigenous political and civic protest in the Twitterverse, Information, Communication & Society 21(4): 626-42, 2018.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle, The Possibilities and Limits of Provincial Constitution-Making Power: The Case of Quebec,, 2016, Constitutional Amendment in Canada, Editor - MacFarlane, Emmett, University of Toronto Press. - Translated and reprinted.  Cinquante déclinaisons du fédéralisme: théories, enjeux et études de cas, 535-548, 2020, Editors Mathieu; Félix; Guénette, Dave Guénette; Gagnon, Alain-G, Les Presses de l'Université du Québec.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle, Losing Relevance: Quebec and the Constitutional Politics of Language, Osgoode Law Journal, 52(1), 191-233, 2015.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Manfredi, Christopher, P., Citizenship and the Canadian Charter, Migration-Regionalisation-Citizenship: Canada and Europe in a Comparative Perspective, 127-150, 2015, Editor(s) - Sarkowsky, Katja; Schultze, Rainer-Olaf; Schwarze, Sabine, Springer.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle, Rights-based Judicial Review and Substantive Equality for Aboriginal Peoples: The Case of Canada, Australian Indigenous Law Review, 17(2), 26-46, 2014.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle, Francophone Minority Communities: The Last Constitutional Standard Bearers of Trudeau's Language Regime, International Journal of Canadian Studies, 45-46: 35-53, 2012.
  • Richez, Emmanuelle; Bodet, Marc André, Fear and Disappointment: Explaining the Persistence of Support for Quebec Secession, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 22(1), 77-93, 2012.
  • Hausegger, Lori; Hennigar, Matthew; Riddell, Troy; Richez, Emmanuelle, Exploring the Links Between Party and Appointment: Canadian Federal Judicial Appointments from 1989 to 2003, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 43(3), 633-659, 2010.