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Sara Bannerman

Canada Research Chair in Communication Policy and Governance | Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Karen Bird

Chair of the Department of Political Science | Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Gender and Ethnic Relations Gender & Politics Politics of Representation Public Policy

Katherine Boothe

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Patient involvement in healthcare Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Katherine Cuff

Professor | Managing Editor, Canadian Journal of Economics | McMaster University Scholar

Faculty
McMaster Decision Science Laboratory (McDSL)

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  Fiscal Federalism Microeconomics Minimum Wages Public Economics Redistribution Tax Unemployment Insurance

Adrienne Davidson

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Child Care & Education Comparative Public Policy Federalism and Intergovernmental Relation Indigenous Politics Institutions and Identity Public Policy Social Policy

Michelle L. Dion

Associate Professor | Senator Wm. McMaster Chair in Gender & Methodology

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Gender & Politics Globalization Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Greg Flynn

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics

James Gillett

Associate Dean, Grad Studies and Research, of Faculty of Social Sciences | Associate Professor

Associate Members
School of Social Work

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Associate Members
Department of Sociology

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Media Social Psychology Sport and Physical Activity

Adam Lavecchia

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  Labour Economics Minimum Wages Public Economics

Marc-Andre Letendre

Associate Professor | Chair of the Department of Economics

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  International Economics Macroeconomics

Tony Porter

Professor/Associate Director IGHC


Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Bradley Ruffle

Professor | Academic Director, McMaster Decision Science Laboratory (McDSL)

Faculty
McMaster Decision Science Laboratory (McDSL)

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  Behavioral Economics Experimental Economics Industrial Organization

Arthur Sweetman

Professor | Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources | Co-Editor of Canadian Journal of Economics

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program


Secure Empirical Analysis Lab (SEAL)

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  Econometrics Economics of Education Health and Health Care Health Economics Health Policy Health Systems Labour Economics Microeconomics

Netina Tan

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Digital Technology Electoral Politics Gender and Ethnic Relations Gender & Politics Marginalized Groups Politics of Representation Qualitative data analysis Qualitative Methods Race and Ethnicity Race and Gender Social Inequalities Social Media

Clifton van der Linden

Assistant Professor | Director, Digital Society Lab | Academic Director, Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Artificial Intelligence Big Data Digital Technology Elections Political behaviour Public Opinion Public Policy Social Media Survey methodology Voting Advice Applications

Michael Veall

Professor | Academic Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:  Econometrics Health Economics Population Economics Public Economics

Andrea Zeffiro

Academic Director for the Lewis & Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship | Assistant Professor, Communication Studies & Multimedia

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Advisory Board

Benjamin Bergen

Executive Director of the Council of Canadian Innovators

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Employment Labour Economics Labour Issues Labour Markets Policy Politics Public Policy

Neil Bouwer

Vice President of the Canada School of Public Service

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Jaimie Boyd

Chief Digital Officer, Government of British Columbia

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Public Leadership Public Policy Public service restructuring

Kevin Chan

Global Director and Head of Public Policy, Canada at Facebook

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Monica Ciriello

Manager, Municipal Law and Licensing, City of Hamilton

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Canadian public policy Policy Politics Public Leadership Public Policy

Honey Dacanay

Executive Director, Benefits Delivery Modernization at Employment and Social Development Canada

Professor of Practice, Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Steve de Eyre

Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, TikTok Canada

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Lindsay Doyle

Public Policy and Government Relations, Google Canada

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Jacob Glick

Vice President of Public Policy at TELUS

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Law and Economics Policy Public Policy

Andrew Graham

Co-founder & CEO at Borrowell

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Big Data Canadian public policy Policy Public Policy

Jake Hirsch-Allen

North America Workforce Development and Higher Education System Lead at LinkedIn

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Big Data Canadian public policy Education Labour Issues Labour Markets Policy Public Policy Social Inequality

Susan Hough

Senior Analyst, Centre for Digital International Policy at Global Affairs Canada

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Jane Lytvynenko

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Canadian public policy Communications Policy Politics Public Opinion Public Policy

Paris Marx

Podcast Host, "Tech Won't Save Us"

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Luke Simcoe

Director of Outreach at Code for Canada

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Communications Education Policy Public Policy Social Policy Work and Occupations

Mark Surman

Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation

Professor of Practice, Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Cyrus Tehrani

Chief Digital Officer, City of Hamilton

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Kaylie Tiessen

Economist & Policy Analyst at Unifor

Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Employment Labour Labour Economics Labour Issues Labour Markets Macroeconomics Public Economics Public Policy Social Inequalities Social Justice Social Policy

Staff

Vass Bednar

Executive Director, Master of Public Policy Program

Staff
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Artificial Intelligence Big Data Canadian public policy Ethics Labour Issues Labour Markets Pop Culture Provincial Politics and Government Public Leadership Public Policy

Allison Van

Executive Director, Centre for Research in Empirical Social Science


Centre for Research in Empirical Social Sciences (CRESS)

Staff
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Artificial Intelligence Arts-based Research Methods Art, Media, and Mediation Asymmetric Information Big Data Buddhism Child Welfare Climate, Water & Sustainability Communications Community Based Research Computational Economics Econometrics Fisheries Global Political Economy Health Care Health Economics Natural Resources Policy Poverty Qualitative Methods Research Ethics Resource and Environmental Economics

Professor of Practice

Juno College

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Honey Dacanay

Executive Director, Benefits Delivery Modernization at Employment and Social Development Canada

Professor of Practice, Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program

Laurie Drake

Director of Research and Learning, MASS LBP

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Rob Gillezeau

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics at the University of Victoria

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Sanjay Khanna

Foresight Advisor, Former Futurist at Baker McKenzie

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Peter MacLeod

Founder & Principal, MASS LBP

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Philippe-André Rodriguez

Deputy Director of the Center for International Digital Policy at Global Affairs Canada

Professor of Practice
Master of Public Policy Program

Mark Surman

Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation

Professor of Practice, Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program