The PhD in Policy Studies is Canada’s first and only interdisciplinary doctoral program offering students the opportunity to study in three fields: Social Policy; Immigration, Settlement and Diaspora Policies; and Public Policy and Administration.
This interdisciplinary program is designed to prepare a new generation of researchers for positions in academe and the public, non-profit and private sectors at the local, regional, national and international levels.
Policy Studies PhD Candidate
Marc Yvan Valade is a PhD candidate in Policy Studies under the Immigration, Settlement and Diaspora Policies stream. He also holds a Master in Public Administration from L’École nationale d’administration publique (Montreal) and a B.A. from L’Université de Montréal.
Policy Studies PhD Alumnus
Ron Branker is a PhD candidate in the Policy Studies Program at Ryerson University. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy and Administration from Ryerson University, as well as Master of Science and Bachelor of Science (Honours) degrees in Economics from the University of the West Indies.
Bryan Evans is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration. His teaching and research interests focus on public sector restructuring, public policy and public management, as well as the politics of labour and work.