Groupe de recherche en communication politique

Tamara A. Small


Department of Political Science
Téléphone : 519-824-4120 poste 53469

University of Guelph
50, Stone Rd E,
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1


Tamara A. Small (PhD, Queen’s University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph. Her research interests focus is digital politics: use and impact of the Internet by Canadian political actors. Her work has been published in the Information Communication and Society, Party Politics and the Canadian Journal of Political Science. She is the co-editor of Mind the Gaps: Canadian Perspectives on Gender and Politics (Fernwood Press) and Political Communication in Canada: Meet the Press, Tweet the Rest (UBC Press). 


  • Social Science and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant (2017 – 2022). Digital Campaigning in Canada: A Comparative Study


A Small, T. et Philpott, J. (2020) The Independent Candidate. Dans A. Marland et T. Giasson (dir.), Inside the Campaign: Managing Elections in Canada. UBC Press.

Bastien, F., Koop, R., Small, T. A., Giasson, T., & Jansen, H. (2020). The role of online technologies and digital skills in the political participation of citizens with disabilities. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 1-14.

Puddister, K., & Small, T. A. (2019). Navigating the principle of open court in the digital age: The more things change, the more they stay the same. Canadian Public Administration62(2), 202-224.

Small, T. A. (2018). Online negativity in Canada: Do party leaders attack on Twitter?. Journal of Language and Politics17(2), 324-342.

Small T. (2018). Tweet by Tweet Broadcasting: Local Candidates Use of Twitter During The 2015 Canadian Federal Election (avec Julie Croskill-Killin). Dans A. Marland, T. Giasson et A. Lawlor, Political Elites in Canada: Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Small T. (2018). Digital third parties: Understanding the technological challenge to Canada’s third party advertising regimeCanadian Public Administration, 61(2), 266-283.

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