New Faculty Member - Matthew Wildcat

The Department of Political Science is delighted to welcome Matthew Wildcat to our ranks, as of July 1, 2016.

Department of Political Science - 10 May 2016

Matthew Wildcat, CAST Instructor, Department of Political Science and Faculty of Native Studies

Matthew is currently completing a PhD in Political Science at University of British Columbia, where he is also a sessional instructor with the First Nations and Indigenous Studies program.

Matthew is Nehiyaw (Plains Cree) from the community of Maskwacis Alberta and is a member of Ermineskin Cree Nation. He will join the department as a contract instructor and transition to an assistant professor of Political Science and Native Studies upon the completion of his PhD.

Matthew is the assistant editor of Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society (, and has published in the Alberta Law Review and Journal of Genocide Research.