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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Social Work Professors Honoured With Carleton Teaching Awards
Carleton Social Work Professors Sarah Todd and Kenta Asakura have been recognized as exemplary teachers by Carleton University. Professor Todd received the Provost’s Fellowship in Teaching Award for her leadership and... More
Partnerships Receive SSHRC Award Support
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has recognized three academic-community partnerships led by FPA researchers. The scholars have won Partnership Engage Grants, which “provide short-term and timely support... More
Researchers Question Role of Government & Civil Society
Research into the role of government agencies, political parties and nongovernmental organizations is being recognized by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) this year. Three FPA researchers received... More