Public Policy

Public Policy courses examine the context, institutions, and processes of policy-making and implementation, as well as concepts and criteria for policy evaluation. In this subfield we teach students how to address theories of how policy is made and the influence of key actors and institutions.

We have four excellent faculty that teach within this area of focus:

Professor Grace Skogstad

Associate Professor Renan Levine

Associate Professor Stefan Renckens

Associate Professor Phil Triadafilopoulos


Public Policy

PPGB11H3 Policy Communications with Data
POLC11H3 Applied Statistics for Politics and Public Policy
POLC12H3 Global Public Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
POLC36H3 Law and Public Policy
POLC53H3 Canadian Environmental Policy
POLC54H3 Intergovernmental Relations in Canada
POLC57H3 Intergovernmental Relations and Public Policy
POLC65H3 Political Strategy
PPGC66H3 Public Policy Making
PPGC67H3 Public Policy in Canada
POLC68H3 The Constitution of Canada and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
POLC83H3 Applications of American Foreign Policy
POLC93H3 Public Policies in the United States
POLD50H3 Political Interests, Political Identity, and Public Policy
POLD52H3 Immigration and Canadian Political Development
PPGD64H3 Comparative Public Policy
POLD67H3 The Limits of Rationality
POLD90H3 Public Policy and Human Development in the Global South


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