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Inwood, Greg

Inwood, Greg

Politics

Doctorate:

PhD (Political Science): Toronto

Office:

JOR708

Telephone:

(416) 979-5000 x 6166

Biography:

Dr. Greg Inwood is Full Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. He completed a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Toronto. He also holds an M.A. in Political Science and an Honours B.A. in History, both from the University of Western Ontario.

Greg was appointed to a full-time faculty position in 1998 and achieved the rank of full Professor in 2007.

Greg is the author of one of the leading textbooks in Canadian public administration, Understanding Canadian Public Administration: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 4th ed. (Toronto: Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2012).

On 02 June 2006, the Canadian Political Science Association awarded Greg's book, Continentalizing Canada: The Politics and Legacy of the Macdonald Royal Commission (University of Toronto Press, 2005) its prestigious Donald Smiley Prize, which is awarded annually for "the best book published in English or in French in a field relating to the study of government and politics in Canada."  His 2011 book (co-authored with Carolyn Johns and Patricia O’Reilly), Intergovernmental Policy Capacity in Canada: Inside the Worlds of Finance, Environment, Trade and Health (McGill-Queen’s University Press), was also short-listed for the Donald Smiley Prize.

Research Interests:

Research interests include Canadian federalism, the Canadian political economy, public administration and trade policy.

Current Courses:

Dr. Inwood teaches courses on Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations, the political economy of Canadian-American relations, and public administration.

Selected Publications:

  • “Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Analysis” (with Carolyn M. Johns). Ch. 11 in Policy Analysis in Canada, 2nd ed., ed. Laurent Dobuzinskis and Michael Howlett, 233-254. Bristol, UK.: Policy Press, 2018.
  • Nationalism Versus Continentalism: Clarksonian Perspectives.”  Progressive Economics Forum, 27 February 2018.
  • “Intergovernmental Policy Capacity and Practice in Canada” (with Patricia O’Reilly and Carolyn Johns).  Policy Work in Canada: Professional Practices and Analytical Capacities, ed. Michael Howlett, Adam Wellstead and Jonathan Craft, 100-110.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
  • “Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: Comparative Analysis and Future Research Frontiers” (with Carolyn Johns).  Canadian Public Administration 59:3 (September 2016): 382-404.
  • Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis (with Carolyn M. Johns, eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
    • “Why Study Commissions of Inquiry?” (with Carolyn M. Johns). In Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis, ed. Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns, 3-19. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
    • “The Theoretical Framework: Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change” (with Carolyn M. Johns). In Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis, ed. Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns, 20-48. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
    • “Of Leaps of Faith and Policy Change: The Macdonald Royal Commission.” In Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis, ed. Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns, 113-29. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
    • “Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis” (with Carolyn M. Johns). In Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis, ed. Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns, 261-301. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
  • Democratizing the Ontario Legislature: Change, but Change Enough?” (with Tracey Raney and Sasha Tregebov). Studies of Provincial and Territorial Legislatures series. Canadian Study of Parliament Group, 07 March 2013.
  • Understanding Canadian Federalism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice. Toronto: Pearson Canada Inc., 2013.
  • Intergovernmental Policy Capacity in Canada:  Inside the Worlds of Finance, Environment, Trade, and Health (with Carolyn M. Johns and Patricia L. O’Reilly).  Montréal and Kingston:  McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012. 
  • Understanding Canadian Public Administration: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 4th ed.  Toronto: Pearson Canada, Inc., 2012
  • Understanding Canadian Public Administration: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd ed. Toronto: Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2009.
  • “Teaching Accountability and Ethics to Public Servants,” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law, 1, 1 (Fall 2008), 379-406.
  • “Formal and Informal Dimensions of Intergovernmental Administrative Relations in Canada” (with Carolyn M. Johns and Patricia L. O'Reilly). Canadian Public Administration 50, 1 (Spring, 2007), 21-41.
  • “Intergovernmental Innovation and the Administrative State in Canada” (with Carolyn M. Johns and Patricia L. O'Reilly). Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions 19:4 (October 2006), 627-49.
  • Continentalizing Canada: The Politics and Legacy of the Macdonald Royal Commission. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.
  • “Intergovernmental Officials in Canada” (with Patricia L. O'Reilly and Carolyn M. Johns). In Canada: the State of the Federation 2002: Reconsidering the Institutions of Canadian Federalism, ed. J. Peter Meekison, Hamish Telford and Harvey Lazar, 249-284. Montréal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.

 

Professional Affiliations:

Greg is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Parliamentary and Political Law, a past Member of the Board of the Canadian Political Science Association, and is a past Director of the Ontario Legislature Internship Programme.

Spoken Languages:

English