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Andrew Parkin

July 20, 1930 | By |

Sessional Lecturer


Andrew Parkin is a Sessional Lecture at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Environics Institute.

He previously served as Director of the Mowat Centre, Director-General of the Council of Ministers of Education Canada (CMEC), Associate Executive Director and Director of Research and Program Development at the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, and Co-Director of the Centre for Research and Information on Canada. Andrew has convened, informed and led national and international discussions on a wide range of public policy issues and acted as an authoritative public spokesperson on education, federalism and the Canadian political community in both official languages.

A political sociologist by background, he completed his post-doctorate at Dalhousie University, his Ph.D. at the University of Bradford (U.K.), and his B.A. (Honours) at Queen’s University. He has received several academic honours, including a Commonwealth Scholarship and a Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship, and has authored or co-authored numerous publications on Canadian public policy.

Courses Taught
PPG 1005H: The Social Context of Policy-Making

Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

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