The Faculty of Public Affairs is an academic community like no other in Canada. Our award-winning researchers, instructors, and students are working collectively to study and address the challenges facing our society today. Located in Canada’s capital, we are home to 12 departments, schools, and institutes.

The Impact of Our Work

Our diverse faculty are tackling the important issues of the day and making an impact with groundbreaking research and teaching.

In the Spotlight

Carleton TRIA-FoR Research Team: Heath MacMillan, Jessica Duffy, Mads Andersen, Serita Fudlosid, Rhiannon Peery, Barry Flinn, Valerie Berseth, Jenna Hutchen, Catherine Cullingham, Stephan Schott, Vivian Nguyen and Christopher Orr

Preparing for the Arrival of the Mountain Pine Beetle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with an MPM student

From MPM to the PMO

gold star trophy

FPA Excellence Award Winners 2022

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