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In the News

Noah on CBC Canada Tonight

Noah on CBC - the Rundown


SSHRC Storyteller Winner

Noah's award winning entry into the 2020 SSHRC Storyteller's contest.

Canadian Firearm Policy

Watch Noah speak about his new research on Canadian firearm policy. 

Emerging Perspectives

Watch Noah talk about his research. 

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Opinion Pieces & Blogs

The Daily Yonder - The Pen is Mightier than the AR-15. January 11, 2023. 

The National Post - Why it's so hard to define what constitutes an 'assault weapon'. December 22, 2022. 

Calgary Herald - Opinion: Shooting sports community is collateral damage in federal gun bans. December 03, 2022. 

The National Post - On gun control, Liberals opt for wedge politics over actual change, Noah Schwartz, June 3, 2022. 

The Conversation - Proposed Canadian gun bill will create U.S.-style patchwork of firearms laws, Noah Schwartz, March 31, 2021. 

Gun Culture 2.0 - Women, the NRA, and Gun Culture, Noah Schwartz, May 15, 2020.

The Conversation - Why Canadians and Americans are buying guns during the coronavirus pandemic, Noah Schwartz, April 8, 2020 

Toronto Star - The Big Debate: Is the assault weapon buyback a misguided idea? , Noah Schwartz and Minister of Public Safety Bill Blair, January 2020

CPSA Praxis - How to make the most of your field research: lessons from the UK and USA, Louise Cockram and Noah Schwartz, January 2020


"Carleton PhD student takes on the NRA with research ". Interview on CBC's All in a Day with Alan Neal. Listen here.

"The purchase of guns on the rise during COVID-19". Interview on the Jill Bennett Show, 980 CKNW Vancouver. 

2020-04-09 Jill Bennett Show - Noah Interview.mp3

"Is the assault weapon buyback a misguided idea?" Interview on the Mike Farwell Show, 570 News Kitchener-Waterloo. 

2020-01-29 Mike Farwell Show - Noah interview (FM quality).mp3

Photo by Keagan Henman on Unsplash 

Invited Talks & Conferences 

Invited Talks

UFV Politalk Series. What’s Up With Parliament? February 15, 2023. 

Institute for Liberal Studies. Targeted: Gun Culture & Politics in Canada. Online, February 8, 2023. 

UFV Politalk Series. Book launch for On Target. November 3, 2022. 

Chilliwack Rotary Club. Targeted: Gun Politics in Canada. Presented August 19, 2022. 

Recent Conferences

"Targeted: Identity, Alienation & Rural Politics in the Canadian Gun Debate". Prairie Political Science Association Conference. Banff, Alberta. September 17, 2022.

"Tweet Shooting: Understanding the Use of Evidence in Policy Narratives on Twitter". Midwestern Political Science Association Conference. April 9, 2022. 

“The Politics of Leisure – the Case of Pro-Gun Advocacy in Canada”. Canadian Political Science Association online conference. Presented June 8, 2021. 

Symposium Presentation, “Researching Across Divides – My Fieldwork with the NRA”. Carleton University International Research Mobility Symposium (Online). March 4, 2021.  

Conference Talk, “Armed & Chosen: Understanding American Jewish Opinions on Gun Control”. American Academy of Religion Annual Conference (Online). December 3, 2020.   

Educational Technology

I strongly believe in harnessing the power of educational technology to help my students learn. Learn more about my transition to the Brightspace Learning Management System by watching my Brightspace Showcase.