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Associate teaching professor


Office: BEC 386 250-472-4424
MA (Toronto)
Area of expertise:
Economics writing


Stephen E. Hume is an author and award-winning journalist. He teaches writing, research, and presentation skills to graduate and undergraduate students.


  • economics writing
  • science writing
  • global journalism


Selected publications

  • Writing by Economists: Open Leaf Press, 2013. Co-editor Bijan Ahmadi. The writing and resource guide for the undergraduate writing course in the economics department. Ahmadi and Hume show the reader how to write clearly and concisely.
  • “Mass Voluntary Immunization Campaigns for Meningococcal Disease in Canada: Media Hysteria,” The Journal of the American Medical Association, April 1, 1992. Media ethics in Canada and the effect of inaccurate news reporting on the administration of the public health system.

 Book chapters

  •  “Going North,” in The Land Newly Found: Eyewitness Accounts of the Canadian Immigrant Experience, eds. Hillmer and Granatstein, pages 285-293. Thomas Allen Publishers, 2006.

 Other books

  •  Charles, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2017. Illustrated by Jessica Bramley Bartram.