DeWiel, Dr. Boris

PhD, MEDes (University of Calgary), BA (Athabasca University) Associate Professor, Political Science
Email: Phone:
  • Prince George


I joined the faculty of UNBC in 2000 after a SSHRC post-doc at UBC. I completed my PhD in Political Science in 1998 and my Masters in Environmental Science in 1994.

Research and Expertise

I am completing a critical history of the idea of human creativity.

Research Fields:
  • Political Science
Areas of Expertise:

Philosophy, history of philosophy, history of ideas.

Languages Spoken:
  • English
Currently accepting graduate students
Supervises in:
  • Political Science

I am especially interested in supervising students with research interests in the history or philosophy or contemporary philosophy.

Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert

Selected Publications

Democracy: A History of Ideas, UBC Press, 2000

Curriculum Vitae

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