Leslie A. Pal is the Founding Dean of the College of Public Policy.
Dr. Pal is the author, co-author, and editor of over 30 books. His most recent books include Global Governance and Muslim Organizations (2019) and Policy Transfer: Micro-Dynamics and Macro-Effects (2017). He is also the co-editor (with M. E. Tok and L. Al Khatar) of Policy Making in a Transformative State: The Case of Qatar (2016). The sixth edition of his textbook, Beyond Policy Analysis: Public Issue Management in Turbulent Times, is due out in 2020. He has published over 90 articles and book chapters in a wide variety of areas of public policy and administration, information technology, European integration, international human rights, and international public management reform.
He has been a visiting professor at several universities, most recently the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Singapore), the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia), the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA – Moscow), and the Higher School of Economics (Russia).
He has served as a consultant to many Canadian government ministries and organizations, as well as conducting executive training. He has also served as a consultant to the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as well as several other international organizations.
Centre for Governance and Public Management, Carleton University, Ontario, Canada2007 – present
School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University2001 - 2005
Carleton University1992 - Present
B.A. Mount Allison University1975
M.A. Queen's University1976
Ph.D. Queen's University1981
Public Issue Management in Turbulent Times (5th Ed.) (Toronto: Nelson Education, 2014).2014
The OECD and Global Public Management Reform (Aldershot: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).2012
co-edited with M. Evren Tok (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)2019
Micro-Dynamics and Macro-Effects, co-edited with Magdaléna Hadjiisky and Christopher Walker (London: Edward Elgar, 2017)2017
The Case of Qatar, co-edited with M. Evren Tok and Lolwah Alkhater (Houndmills Baskingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.2016
agents, spaces, resistance, and translations].” (with O. Porto de Oliveira) Revista de Administração Pública, 52(2), (2018) 199-220. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0034-7612201800782018
Policy and Society (2016) http://dx.doi.org.proxy.library.carleton.ca/10.1016/j.polsoc.2016.11.0062016
Policy and Society (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polsoc.2016.11.0012016