Lydia Miljan is Professor of Political Science at the University of Windsor, with a focus on Canadian public policy. She served as the Assistant Provost for Inter-Faculty Programs for two years. She is a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute and was previously Director of the Institute’s Alberta Policy Research Centre and the National Media Archive. Miljan completed her Ph.D. at the University of Calgary in 2000. Her research interests include political communication, public policy, and the electoral process. She is a highly-sought-after media commentator by local and national television, radio, and newspapers. Miljan has published peer-reviewed papers and four books: Counting Votes: Essays on Electoral Reform, Public Policy in Canada (now it its 8th edition), and, as co-author, Hidden Agendas: How Journalists Influence the News, and Cross-Media Ownership and Democratic Practice in Canadas. Hidden Agendas was short-listed for the Donner Prize for best book in public policy 2003/04.