Media & Outreach

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Opinion Pieces & Blogs

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


"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

"The People of the NRA: Graduate Student Noah Schwartz navigates gun politics in the United States". By Karen Kelly. FPA Voices.

Coming soon - Discussing the Assault-Weapon's ban and buyback on the Carleton Political Science Podcast.

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Invited Talks & Conferences

Invited Talks -

"Writing an Essay in the Social Sciences and Humanities - Tips & Tricks", Noah Schwartz, February 28, 2020 - Carleton University

"Teaching Roundtable on Experiential Learning", Noah Schwartz, January 23, 2020 - Carleton University

"Inside the NRA - Narrative, Culture & the American Gun Debate", Noah Schwartz, September 24, 2019 - Carleton Department of Political Science Speaker Series.

"Teaching Essay Writing", workshop, Noah Schwartz - Educational Development Centre, Carleton University.

Recent Conferences -

“Narrative, Culture & Guns: the Case of the NRA Annual Meeting”, Carleton Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. March 9, 2020.

“Quick Draw Collectors – the NRA National Firearms Museum, the Politics of Memory & the Great Gun Debate". Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association Conference, Wolfville, Canada, October 18-20, 2019.

“Shotgun Feminism: The NRA, Neoliberal Feminism and a New Frontier for Gun Rights”, Southern Political Science Association (SPSA), Austin, Texas, January 17-19, 2019.

Researching Across Divides

"I don't know if there is a solution to the polarization we face as a society today, but I know that if we're going to find one it begins with understanding the Other".

Watch my talk, "Researching Accross Divides", at the Carleton International Research Mobility Symposium. (Begins at 26:14)

SSHRC Storyteller Entry

My entry into the 2020 SSHRC Storytellers Competition, which was selected as a finalist, giving me the opportunity to compete for a spot in the top 5 (results pending).


Power, Liberty & Public Policy - From Ideas to Practice - FYSM1611E - Carleton University (online) - Winter, 2021.

The Politics of Human Rights - PSCI 3307 - Carleton University (online) - Late Summer, 2020.

Power, Liberty & Public Policy - From Ideas to Practice - FYSM 1611C - Carleton University - Fall, 2019.

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