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Allan Craigie is a sessional lecturer in the Department of Political Science. He has studied Canadian politics, federalism, and multi level governance in both Canada and Britain at the University of Edinburgh (PhD, MSc) York (MA) and the University of Toronto (BA). His teaching and research interests include Canadian politics, federalism (both Canadian and comparative), regionalism and nationalism in Canada and Britain, Scottish politics and the politics of territorial identity. From 2005 to 2007 Allan worked at the Scottish Parliament as a Parliamentary Assistant to an elected member of the Scottish National Party. At present Allan is working on articles on the relationship between nationalism in Scotland and Quebec and regional movements in England and Canada (outside Quebec) and preparing his PhD dissertation for publication. In addition to his academic work, Allan is a serving member of the Canadian Forces reserve. An infantry soldier with the Toronto Scottish Regiment, he was seconded to the British Territorial Army during his studies in Scotland and is currently training with the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada.