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O'Reilly, Patricia

Politics

Doctorate:

PhD (Political Science): Toronto

Office:

JOR710

Telephone:

(416) 979-5000 x 6412

Biography:

Dr. Patricia O’Reilly is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. She received her undergraduate and Masters’ degrees (BA and MA) from Queen’s University and her PhD from the University of Toronto.

Patricia is a recipient of a Ryerson McConnell Grant for Innovative Teaching as well as a Ryerson Experiential Learning Initiatives Grant. She has sat as a faculty member of the Ryerson Teaching and Learning Office and attends international teaching and learning conferences. In her public policy, public administration, federalism and comparative courses, Patricia makes use of simulation exercises which allow the students to role-play the positions of Canadian politicians and senior civil servants during House of Commons Debates, First Ministers Meetings or International Forums.

Research Interests:

Dr. O'Reilly is currently pursuing research in controversial policy topics and morality/ethics policy.

Selected Publications:

  • “Intergovernmental Policy Capacity and Practice in Canada” (with Greg Inwood 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.
  • “The Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada: Laying the Groundwork or a Missed Opportunity for Policy Change?” In Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change: A Comparative Analysis, ed. Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns, 193-211. Toronto: University of Toronto Press and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2014.
  • “Strengthening Statutory Oversight and Regulatory Regimes: The Medical Profession in Canada.” Journal of Parliament and Political Law VIII:1 (spring 2014): forthcoming.
  • “Implementing and Assessing Student Performance Skills and Learning: A Policy Role-Playing Exercise.” International Journal of Education 5:1 (2013): 103-119.
  • Intergovernmental Policy Capacity in Canada:  Inside the Worlds of Finance, Environment, Trade, and Health (with Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns).  Montréal and Kingston:  McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012. 
  • “Formal and Informal Dimensions of Intergovernmental Administrative Relations in Canada” (with Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns). Canadian Public Administration 50:1 (Spring 2007): 21-41.
  • “Intergovernmental Innovation and the Administrative State in Canada” (with Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns). Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions 19:4 (October 2006): 627-49.
  • “Intergovernmental Officials in Canada” (with Gregory J. Inwood 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.
  • “The Federal/Provincial/Territorial Health Conference System.” In Federalism, Democracy and Canadian Health Policy, ed. Duane Adams, 17-59. Montréal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001.
  • “The Canadian Health Care Landscape.” In Federalism, Democracy and Canadian Health Policy, ed. Duane Adams, 107-129. Montréal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001.
  • Health Care Practitioners: An Ontario Case Study in Policy Making. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.

Spoken Languages:

English