The Queen's School of Policy Studies is pleased to announce that Prof. Kathy L. Brock was elected President of the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Adminstration (CAPPA) at its annual general meeting held at Queen's University on 21-22 May 2014.
CAPPA is the leading national organization of academics engaged in research and teaching on all facets of government; its purpose is to promote the development of programs, education and instruction and research in public administration. CAPPA’s activities include:
The conference theme this year was Ethics, Corruption and Good Governance Practices in Public Management, featuring a strong roster of over 50 papers and a workshop and panel devoted to innovative teaching styles in public administration. The audience included leading academics and senior public servants from across Canada. Professor Brock served as conference chair.
Professor Brock has been with QSPS since 1999. Her research focuses on Canadian government and politics, federalism and the constitution, Aboriginal government, and the voluntary and non-‐profit sector. Recent work includes an analysis of the impact of the Supreme Court decisions on the federal government and the question of assisted suicide in Canada. She assumes the role of national president of CAPPA after a term as national Chair of Research and Professional Practices at the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.
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Kim Richard Nossal
Director, Queen's School of Policy Studies