About this Research Theme
The environment of Indigenous policy and administration is changing. Leaders and managers must explore new opportunities for nation-building and social justice. This research theme includes work on the development and operation of Northern governments, the relationship between Indigenous and settler governments, and has a focus on community-based research.
Sustainable energy and climate policy; emerging economies / developing countries; low carbon technology cooperation; innovation, science and technology policies
Lecturer -- policy processes, inuit governance, community-based research, environmental and social policy
Indigenous-settler intergovernmental relations; northern political development; comparative federalism; identity politics; public administration.
Natural resource management; air quality control policy; northern development; common pool resources; experimental economics; energy policy and strategies
Friday, November 3, 2023
Idle no more, but in what direction is Poilievre running on Indigenous policy?
SPPA Distinguished Research Professor and Chancellor’s Professor Emerita Frances Abele, and SPPA Research Fellow Catherine MacQuarrie published an opinion piece in The Hill...
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Community Perspectives on Inuit Country Food Insecurity in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut
As part of our celebration of 80 years of Public Administration, we will be sharing Research Summaries highlighting some of SPPA's broad-ranging research. Below is this month's...
Monday, August 15, 2022
Robert Shepherd Publishes Paper on the Indigenous Youth Futures Partnership
“We Cause a Ruckus”: Exploring How Indigenous Youth Navigate the Challenges of Community Engagement and Leadership by Robert P. Shepherd1,* and Treena R. Orchard2 1School of...