Fred Bennett has an extensive background in financial and economic analysis and was for many years an executive with the Federal Government. His final position was Director of Financial and Economic Analysis with Industry Canada. His research interests concentrate on the intersection of political and ethical theory with substantive public policy decisions. In particular, he is interested in citizenship, multiculturalism, civil rights, economic issues and the policies and programs required to implement equality of opportunity. At present, he is completing a book on the relationship between cultural claims and democratic deliberation; he is also researching the question of reparations due to members of cultural and ethnic groups which have suffered historical injustice.
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