School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Innovative. Leading Edge. Real World Experience.

The School of Policy Studies at Queen's is committed to positively shaping public policy through education leaders of the future.  Interdisciplinary and experiential learning opportunities provide our students with the perspective, connections and inspiration to discover solutions to complex social issues.  We immerse our students in current public policy discourse through a network of faculty, alumni, researchers and community partners, providing active opportunities to impact public good.  

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Queen's Gazette

The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

A path forward for reconciliation

Canada’s first Indigenous Minister of Justice and Attorney General has added her voice to the illustrious line of national figures who have given lectures in the Tom Courchene Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by the Queen’s School of Policy Studies (SPS). The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould (Puglaas), who is also Canada’s first elected female Independent Member of Parliament, spoke to the Queen’s community and attendees from across the country in a virtual event on May 19.

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Tom Courchene receives distinguished service award from Queen's University

Tom Courchene receives Distinguished Service Award from Queen's

Tom Courchene has been named as one of this year's recipients of the the Queen's University Distinguished Service Awards.  The 2021 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award are a group of faculty and staff members who have made a lasting impact throughout their Queen’s University careers. Tom is a Professor Emeritus, inaugural Director of the School of Policy Studies and Stauffer-Dunning Chair in Policy Studies, Officer of the Order of Canada, outstanding professor, influential academic, and prolific, award-winning author who has cemented Queen’s presence in public policy.

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