Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance

IDC225pxIan D Clark
School of Public Policy and Governance
University of Toronto
Room 316, 14 Queen’s Park Cres. W.,
Toronto, ON, M5S 3K9   @IanClark9
Phone 416.978.2841   Fax 416.978.5079
Cell 416.727.1226

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Current projects

Teaching and mentoring at the School of Public Policy and Governance: Co-teaching, with Karim Bardeesy, PPG2014 Leading Change and Getting Things Done and acting as faculty advisor for the Public Policy and Governance Review and the annual Walter Gordon Symposium.

Public management research: With Professor Leslie A. Pal, completing an SSHRC-funded project entitled Best Practices in Public Management: History, Theory and Application, including its two principal products: the Atlas of Public Management and a planned monograph with the working title, The Pedagogy of Governance: Identifying What Is and What Should Be Taught in MPP and MPA Programs.

Higher education improvement: Chairing the Statistics Canada Advisory Committee on Postsecondary Education Statistics, encouraging policy discussion of the ideas in two co-authored books (Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario, Ian D. Clark, Greg Moran, Michael L. Skolnik, and David Trick, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009, and Academic Reform: Policy Options for Improving the Quality and Cost-effectiveness of Undergraduate Education in Ontario, Ian D. Clark, David Trick and Richard Van Loon, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011); and developing MPP/MPA Core Competencies and Atlas Courses to help course designers in MPP and MPA programs improve coverage of core subject matter and reduce course overlap.