The position of Jarislowsky Chair in Public Sector Management at the Faculty of Social Sciences has been awarded to Professor Luc Bernier.
Professor Bernier joined the Faculty of Social Sciences this fall, after twenty-five years at École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP), where he was the Director of studies at the ENAP campus in Montreal and Director of teaching and research from 2001 to 2006.
Professor Bernier was previously teaching at Condordia University after completing his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He also served as the President of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada from 2005 to 2006. Professor Bernier is a prolific writer on the subjects of crown corporations, governance, international politics of Quebec and reforms in the public sector. The central theme of Bernier’s research focuses on the transformation of public administrations, innovation in the public sector, public policy and governance.