JSGS Faculty

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Ken Acton Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Executive-in-residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


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Michael Atkinson PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Structure of government , Political economy of public policy , Ethics and corruption


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Daniel Béland PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Comparative public policy , Fiscal policy , Social policy , Political sociology , Historical and comparative sociology


Loleen Berdahl PhD, BA Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Canadian politics , Research methodology , Political theory


Beth R.E. Bilson PhD, MA, BA, LLB Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Labour and administrative law


Dr. Michael Boda PhD, D.Phil Policy Fellows

Areas of Interest: Public administration , Law and assessment


Maureen Bourassa PhD, MSc, BComm Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Respect in Marketing Relationships , Stakeholder Engagement , Corporate Social Responsibility , Consumer and Public Attitudes , Nonprofit and Performing Arts Marketing


Yvonne Boyer Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Indigenous health and wellness


Joel Bruneau PhD Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: International Trade , Environmental Economics , Resource Economics , Water Resource Economics , Industrial Structure


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Cheryl Camillo MPA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Public administration , Health administration , Comparative health policy , Health system reform , Canadian and United States public policy , Social policy , Inequality and inequity


David Castle Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Ethics and governance of bioproducts and crops


Brian Christie Associate Members, U of R

Areas of Interest: Mathematics, physics and economics , strategic planning, government-university relations, strategic enrolment management, and university administration.


Douglas A. Clark PhD, MSc, BSc Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Polar bear-human conflicts , Decision-making under conditions of rapid social-ecological change , Wildlife and protected area management , Environmental governance and policy processes


Lisa Clark PhD, MA, BA Professional Affiliates, U of S

Areas of Interest: Food technology & policy , Risk governance , Social perceptions of risk , Food labels , Food security , GM foods , Food & agricultural movements


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Ken Coates PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Regional innovation , University education and higher education generally , Aboriginal rights and land claims , Science and technology policy , Japan and Canada-Asia relations , Northern governance and development, and circumpolar affairs


John C. Courtney PhD, MA, BA, DLitt, MBA Policy Fellows

Areas of Interest: Canadian and comparative: parties and elections , Electoral reform , Electoral systems , Franchise , Voter registration , Electoral administration , Boundary readjustments , Redistribution and redistricting , Leadership conventions


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Ron Crowe BA Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Areas of Interest: Public administration , Social policy , Board governance , First Nations issues and governance , Capacity-building in First Nations communities


Jeremy de Beer Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Intellectual property , Biotechnology , Information communications issues


Kalowatie Deonandan PhD, MA, BA Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Mining and Development in Latin America , Women and Mining , Women and Nuclear , Resource development in Latin America , Canadian foreign policy , The promotion of Canada's resource industries overseas


Robert Dobrohoczki Professional Affiliates


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Bruno Dupeyron PhD, MA, BA, LLB JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Comparative politics , Multilevel governance , Processes of regional integration , Public action in the international and transnational fields , Border governance , Strategies of institutional building in the European Union, NAFTA and the Mercosur , Immigration policy


Dale Eisler MA, BA Policy Fellows

Areas of Interest: Policy/communications interface , Economic and fiscal policy , Energy and environment , Canada-U.S. relations


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Brett Fairbairn PhD, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Governance and innovation in non-profit enterprises , Membership, participation, and organizational identity , History of democracy and democratic movements , Co-operatives in the new economy


Jim Farney Associate Members, U of R

Areas of Interest: Canadian party politics , Political institutions , Religion and politics


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Murray Fulton PhD, MSc, BA, BSA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Behavioural economics , Governance , Co-operatives and the social economy , Agricultural and resource policy


Joseph Garcea PhD, MPA, MA, BA Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Local government , Public administration , Public policy analysis


Konstantinos Giannakas PhD, MSc, D.S.P.U., B.Sc. Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Food system innovation , Food and agricultural policy


Don Gilchrist PhD Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Regional economic structure , Urban economics , Public economics


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Patricia Gober PhD, MA, BS Ed JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Water resource management , Climate adaptation , Vulnerability to hazards , Global water problems


Richard S. Gray PhD, MSc, BSA Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Economics of innovation , Grain marketing , Science policy


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Robert E. Hawkins DCL, LLM, LLB, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Administrative law (public inquiries, bias, standards of review) , Constitutional law (crown prerogative and conventions) , Post-secondary education policy


Jill. E. Hobbs PhD, MA, B.Sc. (Econ) Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Food safety , Quality and traceability , Supply chain relationships in the agri-food sector , Consumer behaviour


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Margot Hurlbert PhD, LLB, LLM, BAdmin JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Law , Government policy , Aboriginal governance , Environment and sustainability , Social justice


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Tarun Katapally PhD, MSc, MBBS JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Population health policy interventions , Active living policy , Indigenous health , Child and youth health , Health policy , Health geography , Digital epidemiology , Computational epidemiology , Mixed-methods , Community-based participatory research , Integrated knowledge translation


Sylvan Katz MSc, BSc, D.Phil Adjunct Professors, U of S

Areas of Interest: Science and innovation systems


Bob Kayseas PhD, MBA, BA Associate Members, U of R

Associate Member, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; Associate Vice-President, Academic, First Nations University of Canada


William Kerr Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Commercial policy , International trade


Lou Hammond Ketilson PhD, BA, MBA Adjunct Professors, U of S

Areas of Interest: Science, technology and innovation policy , Use of complexity science to inform public policy and evaluation methods of complex innovation and science systems , Bibliometric indicators with a specific emphasis on scale-independent measures


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Iryna Khovrenkov PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Economics of charities , Foundation and leadership giving , Applied microeconomics , Public economics and tax policy


James Leach Professional Affiliates

Areas of Interest: International trade development , International business


Wallace Lockhart PhD, FCMA, CMA, MBA, BComm Associate Members, U of R

Areas of Interest: Health systems research


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Justin Longo PhD, MPA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Digital governance , Open governance , Computer-supported collaboration , Big data for policy making , Environmental sustainability


Greg Marchildon PhD, MA, BA, JD Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Canadian public policy and economic history , Evolution of public health care in Canada , Political, administrative and economic history of postwar Saskatchewan , Public health care policy in Canada and other advanced industrialized nations and comparative health systems


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Jim Marshall MA, BA Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Areas of Interest: Public finance , Labour economics , Economics of education


David McGrane PhD Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Canadian, Saskatchewan and Quebec politics


Tom McIntosh Associate Members, U of R

Associate Member, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina; Professor and Department Head, Department of Politics and International Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Regina


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Kathleen McNutt PhD, MA, BA (hon) Executive Director and Professor, U of R

Areas of Interest: Digital government , Social Media , Policy Analysis , Program Evaluation


Hans Michelmann PhD Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Comparative politics (Western Europe) , European integration , Comparative public policy and administration


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Doug Moen Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Executive-in-residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


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Haizhen Mou PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Health policy , Fiscal policy


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M. Rose Olfert MSc, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Public policy , Rural/regional economics , Rural-urban interdependence , People-based vs. Place-based policy , Rural economic restructuring , Resource based economies


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Dan Perrins BA, BSW Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Areas of Interest: Public administration , Social policy , Machinery of government , Board governance


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Peter W.B. Phillips PhD, MSc, BA JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Science, technology and innovation policy , International political economy , Regulation, governance and trade policy , Decision making theory and behavioural experimentation


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Ken Rasmussen PhD, MPA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Public enterprise management , Administrative reform , Administrative history , Non-profit organizations , Ethics and leadership , Provincial politics


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Jeremy Rayner PhD, MA Director and Professor, U of S

Areas of Interest: Global forest governance , Resource, environmental and energy policies , Policy theory (especially institutionalism and problems of policy change)


Wayne Robinson Professional Affiliates


Roy Romanow BA, LLB Policy Fellows, U of S

Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


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Peggy Schmeiser PhD, MA, BA, BSc JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Secularism/Religion law and policy , Science and innovation policy , Culture and heritage policy


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Elizabeth Schwartz PhD, MA, BPAPM JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Climate change policy , Energy policy , Environmental policy , Local government and governance , Qualitative research methodology


Sanjeev Singh Professional Affiliates


Kara Somerville PhD, MA, BA Associate Members, U of S

Areas of Interest: Globalization , Immigration , Transnational practices , Race and ethnic relations , Family


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Keith Walker PhD, DD JSGS Faculty, U of S

Areas of Interest: Mentorship and Executive Leader Development , Professional and Applied Ethics , Governance and Board Governance: Public & Social Sectors , Policy Making and Decision Making , Collegiality, Vitality, Productivity and Engagement in Organizations , Hope Fostering, Trust-brokering, Compassion and Moral Agency , System, Organization and Leader Well-being , K-12, Post Secondary, and Public Sector Administration , Personal and Spiritual Dimensions of Leadership and Followership


Gary N. Wilson PhD Adjunct Professors, U of S

Areas of Interest: Arctic politics and governance , Impacts of global processes and change on communities


Brian Wixted PhD Adjunct Professors

Areas of Interest: Emerging patterns of behavior in economic activity defined loosely by industry or cluster boundaries


May Yeung BA, MBA Professional Affiliates, U of S

Areas of Interest: International economics , Export policy , GMO regulations , International trade agreements


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Amy Zarzeczny BA, LLB, LLM JSGS Faculty, U of R

Areas of Interest: Health law , Health and science policy , Governance of emerging, unproven and experimental medical interventions and biomedical technologies , Medical tourism


Lihui Zhang Adjunct Professors