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Christopher Dunn


Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1B 3X9 Canada
Phone: (709) 864-8178
Email: cdunn[at]mun[dot]ca (or search here)

B.A. (Manitoba), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Areas for Student Research Supervision
• Canadian and provincial politics
• Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations
• Local government
• Policy analysis and public administration

Examples of Recent Courses Taught
1010 Issues in Canadian Politics; 2800 Intro to Canadian Politics and Government; 3610 Public Administration in Canada; 3870 Provincial Politics; 4880 Research in Newfoundland and Labrador Politics; 6700 Canadian Politics; 6790 Politics and Administration

Select Papers & Publications

Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics, (first and second editions) edited by Christopher Dunn (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2006).

Dunn, Chris, ed. 2006. Provincial Politics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Dunn, Chris. 2006. Urban asymmetry and provincial mediation of federal-municipal relations in Newfoundland and Labrador. In Municipal-Federal-Provincial Relations in Canada, edited by Robert Young and Christian Leuprecht. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Dunn, Chris. 2005. The persistence of the institutionalized cabinet: The central executive in Newfoundland and Labrador. In Executive Styles in Canada: Cabinet Structures and Leadership Practices in Canadian Government, edited by Luc Bernier, Keith Brownsey and Michael Hollett. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Dunn, Chris. 2004. The quest for accountability in Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadian Public Administration 47(2): 184-206.

"The quest for accountability in Newfoundland and Labrador,” Canadian Public Administration 47:2 (Summer, 2004), pp. 184-206.

The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Dunn, Chris, ed. 2002. The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration. Don Mills: Oxford University Press

Dunn, Chris. 2001. Comparative provincial politics: A review. In The Provincial State in Canada: Politics in the Provinces and Territories, edited by Keith Brownsey and Michael Howlett. Peterborough: Broadview Press

Canadian Political Debates: Opposing Views on Issues that Divide Canadians (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1995).

The Institutionalized Cabinet: Governing the Western Provinces
(Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995).