Université de Montreal
Department of Political Science
Henry Milner is a researcher and adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Montreal and Visiting Professor at Umeå University in Sweden, and at the Institute for Research in Public Policy (IRPP). His primary research interest is the relationship between political knowledge and political participation, which is the subject of his 2002 book, Civic Literacy: How Informed Citizens Make Democracy Work, and his soon-to-be-published The Internet Generation: Engaged Citizens or Political Dropouts (both from the University Press of New England). In 2004-2005 he held the Chair in Canadian Studies at the Sorbonne; in 2005-2006, he was Canada-US Fulbright Chair, at SUNY Plattsburgh. He has also been a visiting professor or researcher at universities in Finland, Australia and New Zealand. He is coordinator of the Civic Education Database Project based at IDEA in Stockholm, and member of the International Advisory Committee of Democracy: A Citizen Perspective, an Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence at Abo Academy in Finland. He is also co-publisher of Inroads, the Canadian journal of opinion and policy.