DR. DOMINIQUE AREL is Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He received BA from the University of Montreal, Master’s degree from the McGill University and PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Arel’s interests range from nationalism and language politics to politics of identity and the censuses.
Dr. Arel co-edited Rebounding Identities: The Politics of Identity in Russia and Ukraine (John Hopkins University Press, 2006). As the Chair of Ukrainian Studies, he has organized the Annual Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine since 2005. Professor Arel manages The Ukraine List (UKL), an internet academic/current events newsletter that reaches over 1500 subscribers in thirty-five countries.
(Biography condensed from Association for the Study of Nationalities member profile)
- Quoted on NBCnews.com: “Can a divided opposition control the violence in Ukraine?” (2/20/14)
- Comments at McGill University roundtable “Crossing the line in Ukraine” (2/19/14)
- YouTube: “Unrest in Ukraine” Interview on The Agenda with Steve Paikin (1/30/14)