Don Desserud served as the Acting Director of UNB's Urban and Community Studies Institute as well as Professor of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.
Originally from Bathurst, Don has a BA and MA from Dalhousie University in Halifax, and a PhD in Political Science from The University of Western Ontario. He also has an MA in English and Creative Writing from UNB.
Don’s research interests include parliaments and legislative assemblies, and all things New Brunswick.
After 22 years of service to UNB, Don left the province to take up the position of Dean of Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island in July 2011.