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Christopher Alcantara
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Faculty of Social Science, Western University

Christopher Alcantara
Professor Christopher Alcantara (Co-Applicant), Western University, Department of Political Science

Christopher Alcantara is an Associate Professor of Political Science at The University of Western Ontario.  Much of his research examines the roots of intergovernmental cooperation between Indigenous communities and the various levels of government in Canada.  He also writes about institutional design and change using a variety of theoretical, conceptual, and methodological approaches.


He has written three books and forty journal articles, some of which have been shortlisted or won national and international recognition, such as: the John McMenemy Prize in 2016, the 2014 ICCS Pierre Savard Award, and the J.E. Hodgetts Award for best article in the journal Canadian Public Administration.

Phone: 519-661-2111 ex.85171


Office: room 4144, Social Sciences Centre, Western University

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