School of Public Administration
Compelling Futures Begin Here
Since offering our first on campus classes in 1974, we have equipped graduates with the tools to build successful careers while contributing to their own communities. We offer professional graduate and undergraduate programs in public administration, dispute resolution, and community development. As we continue to innovate through new programs and delivery methods, we remain focused on providing the highest quality education to students who are passionate about making a difference.
The annual Community Celebration was a terrific success - thanks to everyone who attended.
SPA Public Policy and Governance Dialogue Series
Friday, December 6, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Scientific Evidence and Public Policy: Some tips to support a troubled relationshop
Damien Contandriopoulos, Associate Professor, University of Montreal's Nursing faculty, researcher at University of Montreal's Public Health Research Institute.
Friday, December 13, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Influencing Public Policy
Dr. Andrew Weaver, former Lansdowne Professor and Canada Research Chair in climate modelling and analysis in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at UVic, now Green Party of BC MLA, representing Oak Bay-Gordon Head.
Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution student, Sarah Daitch, selected as one of the Canadian Northern Studies Trust Award Recipients.
Sarah Daitch, MADR candidate, has received a $10,000 award for 2013-14 from the Canadian Northern Studies Trust. The purpose of the NCST Awards Program is to develop a cadre of scholars and scientists with northern experience and at the same time enhance the educational opportunities available for northern residents to obtain post-secondary education. Sarah’s hometown is Fort Smith, NWT. Her thesis is on the topic of “An ethical space for dialogue about difficult history: Program evaluation of a residential school education pilot in Canada’s Northwest Territories and Nunavut”. Sarah has received other honours this year, including a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals and being named an Action Canada fellow for 2013-14
Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, Research project explores borders in 21st century.
A new international research collaboration led by the University of Victoria will explore our understanding of borders - real, remote and virtual - in the 21st century. "Border gates may not be disappearing yet, but the state's capacity to enforce or delineate borders is becoming more complex and powerful," says lead investigator Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, an associate professor in UVic's School of Public Administration, director of UVic's European Studies minor, editor of the Journal of Borderlands Studies and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Border and Urban Region Policies. You can read more about the Borders in Globalization (BIG) grant through the online version of The Ring.