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Paul Brown


Professor Emeritus, School of Public Administration and Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Dalhousie University

P BrownDr. Paul Brown is Professor Emeritus in the School of Public Administration and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, as well as Sessional Lecturer at the University of Prince Edward Island (2016). He has degrees from Mount Allison University (B.A. Hons), Dalhousie University (M.A.) and University of Toronto (Ph.D.)  His scholarly work on strategic policy design, ethics and organizational change has appeared in numerous journals, including Canadian Public Administration, Public Integrity, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Public Sector Management, Political Studies, The Forestry Chronicle, Environments, Canadian Journal of Regional Science, Policy Options, and the Operational Geographer. He has given over 60 academic and professional papers and presentations on various themes in public policy and public administration. 

Since 1999, Dr. Brown has had numerous capacity building projects in public policy, ethics, and leadership, primarily in countries of the former Soviet bloc. He has had assignments with the Canadian International Development Agency (China, Ukraine, Cuba, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia), the World Bank (Ukraine), the Soros Foundation Open Society Institute (Hungary), and the International Development Research Centre. (Afghanistan). He has also designed and delivered a four day workshop on Strategic Policy Development for the Nova Scotia Public Service Commission, involving participants from across the Nova Scotia system, now in its tenth year. He has also provided training to the Halifax Regional Municipality, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education. 

Dr. Brown was the recipient of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada Pierre De Celles Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2006, as well as the Dalhousie University Faculty of Management Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006 and 2012. He received the Dalhousie University Faculty of Management Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Excellence in Public Administration. 2012.

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