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Paul Wilson

Associate Professor

Degrees:PhD (Queen's)
Email:paul.wilson@carleton.ca
Office: 2431R RB

Paul Wilson (PhD Queen’s University 1994) joined the Carleton’s Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management in 2011 after having served as Director of Policy in the Prime Minister’s Office (2009-2011), as senior policy advisor to three other federal ministers (2006-2009), and previously as Director of Research to the Leader of the Opposition (1997-2001).  His research interests include the role of political staffers, cabinet and the core executive, and broadly parliamentary practice including caucus structure.  He teaches PSCI 4010/5010: Executive Power in Canada.

Select publications

“Minister’s Caucus Advisory Committees Under the Harper Government.” Canadian Public Administration 58 (2) June 2015: 227-248.

“A Profile of Ministerial Policy Staff in the Government of Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 48 (2) June 2015 forthcoming.

View bio at the Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management.