Terry Levesque completed baccalaureate studies in Economics and Political Science at the University of New Brunswick. He earned a Masters of Science in Industrial Administration (Economics) and a PhD in Politics and Political Economy from Carnegie Mellon University. He has held appointments at the University of Alberta, Carnegie Mellon University and Laurier. He lectures undergraduate and graduate students statistics and econometrics. He has served as Department Chair twice, proposed the School of International Policy and Governance and served as its Associate Dean from 2010-14.
As a researcher, drawn to the linkages between economics and political science and economics and marketing, Levesque has come to value and look for ways to work across disciplines. He is currently investigating multilevel causal models of the determinants of malnutrition in children.