BA, MA (Dalhousie); MA (UNB); PhD (Western)
Prior to coming to UPEI as Dean of Arts in 2011, Dr. Desserud was an associate dean of Graduate Studies at UNBSJ. He is currently a professor in UPEI's department of Political Science.
Originally from Bathurst, New Brunswick, Dr. Desserud has a BA and MA from Dalhousie University, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. He also has an MA in English and Creative Writing from UNB. His research interests include parliaments and legislative assemblies. He frequently comments on political issues on local and national media.