Genevieve Fuji Johnson

Genevieve Fuji Johnson is a Professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, Canada. She studies and teaches democratic theory, feminist political thought, interpretive approaches to policy analysis, and a range of current public policy issues.

Dr. Johnson's recent book (University of Toronto Press, 2015) Democratic Illusion: Deliberative Democracy in Canadian Public Policy, examines deliberative democratic processes in areas of public policy including social housing in Toronto, energy options in Nova Scotia, official languages in Nunavut, and nuclear waste management in Canada. This book is the winner of the 2016 BCPSA Weller Prize for Best Book by a BC Political Scientist. She is also author of Deliberative Democracy for the Future: The Case of Nuclear Waste Management in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2008), which has been translated into Japanese (Shinsen Sha, 2011). She has published in Policy & Politics, Critical Policy Studies, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Policy Sciences, Contemporary Political Theory, and Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis.

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In early-2013, she spent 7 wonderful weeks visiting the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance.  She looks forward to returning.

Genevieve Fuji Johnson