IMFG Graduate Fellow
James Ankers is the 2020-21 Blanche and Sandy Van Ginkel Graduate Fellow in Municipal Finance and Governance. He is a PhD student at the University of Toronto in the Department of Political Science. Prior to his PhD studies, James completed an MA in Political Science at the University of Toronto. His research focusses on the politics and the governance of the local welfare state: how governance arrangements, local politics, federal and provincial policy implementation, and place in the city shapes the welfare state experience.