Geoffrey Martin

Part-time Lecturer


Geoff Martin is a Part-Time Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations, having earned his Ph.D. from York University in 1993. He has taught a variety of courses over the past thirty years, but his current teaching and research interests are in the areas of New Brunswick and Maritime politics, Canadian political economy, US politics and International political economy.



2017. Martin, Geoff with E. Steuter, Drone Nation: The Political Economy of America's New Way of War. Lanham, Maryland, USA: Lexington Books.

2010. Martin, Geoff with E. Steuter, Pop Culture Goes to War: Enlisting and Resisting Militarism in the War on Terror. Lanham, Maryland, USA: Lexington Books.

Selected Articles and Chapters:

2007. "Municipal Reform in New Brunswick: Minor Tinkering in Light of Major Problems." Journal of Canadian Studies, XXXXI(1): 75:99.

2001. "The Changing Global Trade Structure in a Volatile World: Moving from 'harmonization' to a new 'interface principle'," in W. Andy Knight (ed.), Adapting the United Nations to a Postmodern World: Lessons Learned, (Basingstoke, UK and New York: Palgrave), pp. 219-231.

2000. "The Myth of the Competitive Challenge: The Irving Oil Refinery Strike, 1994-96, and the Canadian Petroleum Industry." (co-authored), Studies in Political Economy 63 (Autumn): 111-132.

1998. "We've Seen it all Before: The experience of the COR Party in New Brunswick, 1988-1995." Journal of Canadian Studies, XXXIII(1): 22-38.

1997. "The Role of Culture in Global Structural Transformation: Opera and the Baroque Crisis in Seventeenth Century Europe." International Political Science Review, April XXVII(2): 133-146.



1985 B.A. (Hons.) Dalhousie University
1986 M.A. Purdue University
1993 Ph.D. York University


Courses taught in rotation in Fall/Winter:

  • POLS 3121 - Maritime Provincial Politics
  • POLS 3211 - US Politics
  • POLS/INLR - 3311 International Political Economy
  • POLS 3991 - Canadian Political Economy

Correspondence courses taught (when offered):

  • POLS 1001 - Foundations of Politics
  • POLS 2301 - Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 3211 - US Politics