The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of fostering informed citizenship and building better societies. Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.
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Bob Barksy Named Tier I Canada Research Chair in Law and Legal Studies
Robert Barsky is the new Canada Research Chair in Law, Narrative and Border Crossing in the Department of Law and Legal Studies. By Karen Kelly As a graduate student in... More
Merlyna Lim Renewed as Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Global Network Society
Story By Karen Kelly Photo by Bryan Gagnon As Canada prepares for a federal election, Canada Research Chair Professor Merlyna Lim is analyzing how social media users—human and otherwise—are mobilizing... More
Preparing a New Generation of Professional Speechwriters
A new course taught by Carleton University’s Public Servant in Residence, Elana Aptowitzer, is aiming to increase the pool of professional speechwriters in Ottawa. When Elana Aptowitzer was hired to... More