Institute of Intergovernmental Relations

Institute of INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
Institute of INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

Douglas Brown

Douglas Brown 2017B.A. (Mount Allison), M.A. (Queen's), Ph.D. (Melbourne)

Fellow

Email: dbrown@stfx.ca
Phone: (902) 867-3910

Douglas M. Brown is an Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is currently also the program coordinator of the Public Policy and Governance program at StFXU, associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government.

He has been a Fellow of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations since 1997. From 1990 to 1993 he was the Executive Director of the Institute. From 1980-88, he held various positions in the Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dr. Brown is the author and editor of over 30 publications related to Canadian federalism, intergovernmental relations, and regional issues. Many of these are available from the Institute's publications list. His latest project is completing the second edition of Contested Federalism: Certainty and Ambiguity in the Canadian Federation, co-authored with Herman Bakvis and Gerald Baier.

 

Areas of Expertise

·       Intergovernmental relations in Canada and other federations

·       Fiscal federalism in Canada and other federations

·       Federalism and climate change in Australia, Canada and the United States

·       Canadian regional politics - Atlantic Provinces