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Publications

Subseries consists of journals or books containing articles or chapters authored or coauthored by Weller as well as a bound copy of Weller’s thesis from his master degree at McMaster University.

Geoffrey R. Weller fonds

  • 2001.8
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2002

The Geoffrey R. Weller fonds primarily comprises material involved in research toward and the publication of Geoffrey Weller’s scholarly works as well as records from Weller’s research for government contracts and community service positions. The fonds also comprises records from Weller’s teaching activities at UNBC and other universities. The records are divided into six series, which primarily reflect Weller’s activities conducting research, presenting and publishing scholarly work, and teaching courses at academic institutions. The series are: Research, Scholarly Works, Instruction, Academic Appointments, Honors and Awards, and Personal Records.

Series 1: Research contains material gathered and created by Weller in the course of his research for scholarly works, government contracts, and community service positions. These activities often overlap in dates and area of research interest. Weller’s research material is further broken down into 12 subseries by research project or set of interconnected projects from a similar time period: Subseries 1: Canadian Labor Relations, Subseries 2: Health Policy in Canada and Other Countries, Subseries 3: Local and Provincial Government in Northern Canada, Subseries 4: Water Politics and Environmental Issues in the Great Lakes Region, Subseries 5: Health Policy in South Africa, Subseries 6: Health Care in Ontario and the Circumpolar North, Subseries 7: Circumpolar Universities and Development in Circumpolar Regions, Subseries 8: Ontario Politics, Subseries 9: Circumpolar Foreign Policy, Subseries 10: Health Policy, Subseries 11: Government and Economic Development in the Circumpolar North, and Subseries 12: Intelligence.

Series 2: Scholarly Works provides copies and drafts of works written or coauthored by Weller and related material involved in the work’s publication or presentation at conferences. The series is broken in to seven subseries: Subseries 1: Articles and Chapters, Subseries 2: Conference Papers, Subseries 3: Book Reviews, Subseries 4: Talks and Lectures, Subseries 5: Publications, Subseries 6: Doctoral Dissertation, and Subseries 7: Other Publications. The Publications subseries refers to articles for chapters by Weller in the journal or book in which they were published.

Series 3: Instruction consists of 15 subseries encompassing lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists, and other material from courses taught by Weller at Bishop’s University, Lakehead University, and UNBC. Courses taught at Bishops University comprise subseries Comparative Politics and History of Political Ideas. Courses taught at Lakehead University comprise subseries Public Administration, Canadian Public Administration, Ontario Politics and Canadian Provincial Politics, Modern Political Theory, Local Government, Canadian Government and Politics, and Politics in the Canadian North. Weller’s UNBC courses comprise subseries Politics in the Canadian North (taught at both Lakehead University and UNBC), The European Union, Social and Health Policy and Administration, Redefining Security, Contemporary Australia and New Zealand, and Canada and the World. The series also includes a Course General subseries, which consists of files containing material from multiple different courses.

Series 4: Academic Appointments consists of records from Weller’s activities obtaining academic appointments and completing his responsibilities within these appointments, including collaborating with other universities worldwide. The series is broken down into three subseries: Subseries 1: Appointments and Reviews, Subseries 2: Curriculum Vitae, and Subseries 3: International Collaborations.

Series 5: Awards and Honors consists of plaques Weller was awarded at Lakehead University and records related to the honorary doctorate Weller received from the University of Lapland.

Series 6: Personal Records, the last series, contains records not involved in Weller’s research or academic positions. These include Weller’s day planners and journals, as well as programs from his memorial service.

Weller, Geoffrey R.

"Environmental Policy and Political Support"

File consists of an article titled "Environmental Policy and Political Support" by Douglas Nord and Weller as well as related correspondence and other material. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 17 listed in Weller's CV.

"Canada and Oceania"

File consists of an article by Weller titled "Canada and Oceania." This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 63 listed in Weller's CV.

"Health Policy under Conservative Governments in Canada"

File consists of an article written by Pranlal Manga and Weller titled "Health Policy under Conservative Governments in Canada" and correspondence concerning the publication of the article. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 44 listed in Weller's CV.

Research

Series consist of material gathered or created by Weller in his research for scholarly work, government contracts, and community service involvement.

Appointments and Reviews

Subseries consists of material involved in Weller’s activity applying for, obtaining, and fulfilling the responsibilities of academic appointments (professorships, tenure, and university administrative positions), including correspondence, application materials, and annual reviews.

"The Internal Modernization of Western Intelligence Agencies"

File consists of a conference paper titled "The Internal Modernization of Western Intelligence Agencies" presented by Weller at the International Studies Association, Los Angles, California, March 2000. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 106 listed in Weller's CV.

"Canada and Oceania"

File consists of a paper titled "Canada and Oceania" presented by Weller at the 2000 Western Social Science Association conference. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 109 listed in Weller's CV.

Articles and Chapters

Subseries consists of copies of all the articles and chapters Weller authored or coauthored arranged chronologically. Files include related material such as drafts and correspondence regarding the publication of the article or chapter. The files in this subseries were originally numbered to correspond with the articles listed in Weller's CV.

Book review of P. Stanworth and A. Giddens' "Elites and Power in British Society"

File consists of correspondence and Weller's review of the book by Philip Stanworth and Anthony Giddens entitled "Elites and Power in British Society", which appeared in the Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. IX, No. 2 (June 1976), pp 358-359. This file was originally numbered to correspond with book review number 3 listed in Weller's CV.

Conference Papers

Subseries consists of copies of all the conference papers Weller authored or coauthored arranged chronologically. Some files also include related material such as conference programs or correspondence regarding revising a paper for publication. The files in this subseries were originally numbered to correspond with the conference papers listed in Weller's CV.

"The Oversight of the Australian Intelligence Services"

File consists of a conference paper titled "The Oversight of the Australian Intelligence Services" presented by Weller at the International Studies Association conference, Washington D.C. 14-21 Feb., 1999. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 102 listed in Weller's CV.

"Economic Development Initiatives in the Circumpolar North: A Comparative Analysis"

File consists of a conference paper titled "Economic Development Initiatives in the Circumpolar North: A Comparative Analysis" presented by Weller at the Circumpolar Universities Cooperation conference, University of Aberdeen, 24-27 June 1999. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 105 listed in Weller's CV.

"The Political Scrutiny and Control of Security and Intelligence Services: The Case of Scandinavia"

File consists of a conference paper titled "The Political Scrutiny and Control of Security and Intelligence Services: The Case of Scandinavia" presented by Weller at SASS, University of Washington, Seattle, 28 Apr.-May 1, 1999. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 103 listed in Weller's CV.

"Devolution, Regionalism, and Division of the Northwest Territories"

File consists of an article titled "Devolution, Regionalism, and Division of the Northwest Territories" by Weller, correspondence, and pamphlets from the publisher Carlton University Press Political Science Titles. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 42 listed in Weller's CV.

"Oversight of Australia's Intelligence Services"

File consists of an article titled "Oversight of Australia's Intelligence Services" by Weller, correspondence concerning the publication, and a floppy disk. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 57 listed in Weller's CV.

Honorary Degree, University of Lapland

File consists of material related to Weller's honorary doctorate from the University of Lapland and his travel to Finland to receive this honor. The records include ten 4x6" color photographs and two 3.5x5" color photographs with a note from Rector Esko Riepula of the University of Lapland, material from the conferment ceremony, and correspondence preceding the ceremony. The file also contains issues of newsletters, magazines, and newspaper clippings with articles on Weller and his award as well as UNBC press releases and greeting cards congratulating Weller.

University of Lapland

Series consists of material related to Weller's travel to Finland and award of an honorary doctorate from the University of Lapland.

"The Impact of a New University in a Developing Region: the Case of the University of Northern British Columbia"

File consists of an article titled "The Impact of a New University in a Developing Region: the Case of the University of Northern British Columbia" by Weller and correspondence concerning the publication of the article. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 55 listed in Weller's CV.

"Universities in Northern Canada"

File consists of a conference paper titled "Universities in Northern Canada" presented by Weller at the Western Regional Science Association conference, Monterey, California, 18-21 Feb. 1998. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 100 listed in Weller's CV.

"Regional Economic Development and Diversification Initiatives: The Case of Northern British Columbia"

File consists of a conference paper titled "Regional Economic Development and Diversification Initiatives: The Case of Northern British Columbia" presented by Weller at ACSANZ, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 7-9 July, 1998. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 101 listed in Weller's CV.

"Health Care Devolution to Canada's Territorial North"

File consists of a paper written by Geoffrey Weller titled "Health Care Devolution to Canada's Territorial North," presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Oslo, Norway, 9-12 August 1990 and correspondence about to publishing the paper. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 43 listed in Weller's CV.

"Scandinavian Studies"

File consists of "Scandinavian Studies" Vol. 70, No. 1 Spring 1998 which includes an article by Weller titled "Scandinavian Intelligence: The European Union, the WEU, and NATO."

"New Universities and the Development of Circumpolar Regions"

File consists of correspondence and a chapter by Weller titled "New Universities and the Development of Circumpolar Regions" published in "A New Arctic Order? Aboriginal Self Determination and Public Policy." This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 65 listed in Weller's CV.

"Proceedings for the Fifth Circumpolar Universities Cooperation Conference"

File consists of the proceedings of the fifth circumpolar universities cooperation conference titled "Circumpolar Change: Building a Future on Experiences from the Past," including the paper presented by Douglas Nord and Weller titled "The Emergence and Maturation of Canada's Circumpolar Universities: Insights from Ontario and British Columbia."

"Politics and Policy in the North"

File consists of an article titled "Politics and Policy in the North" by Weller, notes, and correspondence. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 40 listed in Weller's CV.

"Should British Columbia Create a Ministry of Northern Affairs?"

File consists of an article written by Weller titled "Should British Columbia Create a Ministry of Northern Affairs?" as well as drafts of the article, correspondence concerning its publication, and correspondence to politicians and newspapers concerning the idea of a new ministry. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 47 listed in Weller's CV.

"The Impact of Lakehead and Laurentian Universities on the Development of Thunder Bay and Sudbury"

File consists of a conference paper "The Impact of Lakehead and Laurentian Universities on the Development of Thunder Bay and Sudbury" presented by Weller at the Western Regional Science Association conference, Kona, Hawaii, 23-27 February, 1997. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 97 listed in Weller's CV.

"The Emergence and Maturation of Canada's Circumpolar Universities - Insights from Ontario and British Columbia"

File consists of a conference paper titled "The Emergence and Maturation of Canada's Circumpolar Universities - Insights from Ontario and British Columbia" presented by Weller and Douglas C. Nord at the Fifth Circumpolar Universities Cooperation Conference, Lulea, Sweden, June 10-12, 1997. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 99 listed in Weller's CV.

"Strengthening Society I: Health Policy"

File consists of an article by Weller titled "Strengthening Society I: Health Policy" as well as correspondence concerning the publication of the article and other related material. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 51 listed in Weller's CV.

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