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Angela V. Carter is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Carter researches comparative political economic and environmental policy regimes surrounding oil developments in key Canadian oil-dependent cases.


Select Publications

  • Carter, A. 2018. “Policy Responses to the Climate Crisis in Canada’s Petro-Provinces: Varieties of Carbon Entrenchment.” Studies in Political Economy. 99(2).
  • Carter, A., G. Fraser, and A. Zalik. 2017. “Environmental Policy Convergence in Canada’s Fossil Fuel Provinces? Regulatory Streamlining, Impediments, and Drift.” Canadian Public Policy / Analyse de politiques. 43(1), pp. 61-76.
  • Carter, A., & Fusco, L. 2017. Western Newfoundland’s Anti-Fracking Campaign: Exploring the Rise of Unexpected Community Mobilization. The Journal of Rural and Community Development, 12(1), pp. 98-120.
  • Carter, A., and E. Eaton. 2016. “Subnational Responses to Fracking in Canada: Explaining Saskatchewan’s ‘Wild West’ Regulatory Approach.” Review of Policy Research 33(4): 393-419.
  • Carter, A. 2016. “Environmental Policy and Politics: The Case of Oil.” In Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics: The Challenges of Austerity and Ambivalence (4th Ed.), D. VanNijnatten (ed.). Don Mills: Oxford University Press. 292-306.
  • Carter, A. 2016. “The Petro-Politics of Environmental Regulation in the Tar Sands.” In First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta, L. Adkin (ed.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 152-189.
  • Carter, A., and A. Zalik. 2016. “Fossil Capitalism and the Rentier State: Towards a Political Ecology of Alberta’s Oil Economy.” In First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta, L. Adkin (ed). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 51-77.
  • PhD, Cornell
  • MA, Cornell
  • MA, Carleton
  • BA, Ottawa


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