The Politics of Leadership in Canada

Northern Kentucky University

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Itinerary Highlights

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4 days, 4 nights

  • Bytown Museum: Explore the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present day
  • Parliament Hill: Visit Centre Block, which is home to the House of Commons, Senate, Library, and government offices. Learn about the history and function of the Canadian government and parliamentary system

Quebec City
4 days, 4 nights

  • La Citadelle de Quebec: Enjoy the VIP tour, which features the regular guided tour plus the Regimental Chapel and the Colour Memorial.
  • Huron Indian Village at Wendake: The tribes in the Huron nation each have their own distinct past and heritage and the history of the Huron depicts a once-proud Indian nation that suffered through many wars and lost many people and territory
Price: $2,500
Trip ID: 128,806
Register By: 12/15/2015

Why Canada?

Students will experience two completely different cultures in the same country as we explore the Canadian political systems in Ottawa and Quebec City.

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Shauna Reilly

Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Shauna Reilly, Associate Professor of Political Science, joined NKU in Fall 2009. She is originally from Canada where she received her undergraduate degree from Queen's University. She completed her Master's degree in Professional Politics and her PhD in American Politics at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Her favorite quote is from Lil Wayne, "It's not until we push ourselves to our limits that we realize that we're limitless." Dr. Reilly conducts a lot of research with her students and takes students to conferences each semester

Jeff Zimmerman

Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership
Jeff Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Development / Group Dynamics in 2011 from the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). He holds a B.Sc. (Management) and B.A. (German) from Miami University (Ohio). His research focuses on expatriate adjustment to foreign cultures, ethics, trust, leadership development in domestic and multinational corporations (MNCs), and organizational change. His research on the adjustment of American expatriates abroad was recently published as a book (2011, Südwestdeutscher Verlag; Saarbrücken, Germany). Dr. Zimmerman is passionate about teaching and working with students. In addition to teaching and research, he has done extensive translation work, most recently serving as an interpreter for the World Choir Games (2012) and for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Before arriving at Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Zimmerman taught at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). Dr. Zimmerman is a member of the International Leadership Association (ILA) and is an avid swimmer and volunteer.

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