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Samuel LaSelva (D.Phil., Oxford) works on political theory, legal philosophy, and constitutional thought and his publications fall within these areas. His research includes The Moral Foundations of Canadian Federalism as well as essays on J.S. Mill in Political Studies and on the Charter of Rights in the Canadian Journal of Political Science. He is currently at work primarily on the ethics of constitutionalism which includes such topics as hate speech, sexist pornography, secession, multiculturalism, and Aboriginal self-government. He has supervised graduate theses in all areas of his teaching and research.