PhD Candidate, Carleton University
Noah Schwartz, BA (Carleton), MSc (Durham), is a PhD candidate in Political Science with a specialisation in public policy. His research looks at the politics of memory and the use of narrative in the American gun debate. His doctoral research project employs ethnographic methods to study community building and the mobilisation of narratives about America’s past by the gun rights movement. Noah received his BA at Carleton in Global Politics, before moving overseas to complete his MSc in Defence, Development and Diplomacy at Durham University. After working with the Privy Council Office and Global Affairs Canada, he returned to study at Carleton in the fall of 2016 to begin his PhD. His research interests include the public policy process, the politics of memory, the gun rights movement, firearms policy, and North American Politics.