My teaching and research is in the sub-fields of International Relations, Comparative Politics, and International Development, with a specific focus on the role of Canadian actors in the global south. My current research examines the role of Canadian corporations both at home and abroad.
(forthcoming). Thomas, David P. and Veldon Coburn (eds). Capitalism and Dispossession: Corporate Canada at Home and Abroad. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
2018. Thomas David P. Bombardier Abroad: Patterns of Dispossession. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
(submitted). Thomas, David P. and Hayden King, "A Pedagogy of Erasure: International Relations and Indigenous Peoples," in Heather Smith, David Hornsby, and Mark Boyer (eds), Oxford Handbook of International Studies Pedagogy, (Toronto: Oxford University Press).
(forthcoming). Thomas, David P. and Tyler Shipley, "Canadian Banks in Latin America and the Caribbean," in David P. Thomas and Veldon Coburn (eds), Capitalism & Dispossession: Corporate Canada and Home and Abroad, (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing).
(forthcoming). Coburn, Veldon and David P. Thomas, "Capitalism, Dispossession, and the Canadian State," in David P. Thomas and Veldon Coburn (eds), Capitalism & Dispossession: Corporate Canada and Home and Abroad, (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing).
2019. Thomas, David P. "'Setting the Free Thinker Free': The Use of an Activist Archive to Analyze a Pivitol Moment in the History of the South African Communist Party (SACP)," World Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 6, No. 3: 283-302.
2018. Thomas, David P. and Zoe Luba, "White Fragility and the White Student Abroad: Using Critical Race Theory to Analyze International Experiential Learning in the Global South," Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 38, No. 2: 182-198.
2006 PhD - Queen's University
2001 MA - University of Saskatchewan
1999 BA - University of Calgary
1997 BComm - University of Victoria
- POLS 1001 - Foundations of Politics
- POLS/INLR 2301 - Introduction to International Relations
- POLS 3221 - African Politics
- INLR 3201 - Problems in International Development
- POLS/INLR 3301 - Global Governance
- INLR 3991 - Global Capitalism
- INLR 4101 - Global Governance Simulation
- INLR 4201 - Canada, Globalization, and International Development
- INLR 4301 - Global Civil Society
- INLR 4401 - African in a Global Context