Professor MacRae has been teaching in the area of European politics since joining York University in 2007. Prior to this appointment, she taught European integration at the University of Victoria and Carleton University. Her area of specialization is European Union gender policy.
She is active in several national and international networks for research in the area of European Studies and is the current (since 2016) Vice-President of the European Community Studies Association - Canada, in addition to her role as the 2018 ECSA-C Biennial Conference Co-Chair and Organizer.
- Ph.D. Political Science, Carleton University, 2005
- M.A. Political Science, Carleton University, 1998
- B.A. (Hons) Political Science and German Language and Literature, Brock University, 1997
- 2012 - Associate Professor, Political Science, York University (tenured)
- 2007-2012, Assistant Professor, Political Science, York University (untenured)
- 2005-2006, Contract Assistant Professor, Political Science, Carleton University
- Summer 2004, Visiting Scholar/Sessional Lecturer, Political Science, University of Victoria
- Summer 2003, Visiting Scholar/Sessional Lecturer, Political Science, University of Victoria
- Winter 2001, Sessional Instructor, Political Science, Carleton University
- Academic Coordinating Committee EU Study Tour, 2008-present
- Executive Board Member, European Community Studies Association-Canada, 2014-present
- Vice President, Young Researchers Network of European Community Studies Association-Canada (YRN ECSA-C), 2008-2010
- OGS Provincial Adjudication Committee, 2009
- Reviewer for Social Politics, Women’s Studies International Forum, Publius; Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.
- Editorial Collective Member, Journal of Common Market Studies, 2017 -