Two students from the School of Political Studies receive a Federalism Scholarship!

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021

We are happy to announce the recipients of the Doctoral Scholarship on federalism.

This $8,000 scholarship supports research on federalism by helping students produce important work in the fields of federalism studies and multi-level governance.

The 2021 recipients are:

Eric Desrochers, doctoral candidate in Political Science at the School of Political Studies. His dissertation looks at the Impact of Federalism on the implementation of citizens' policy preferences. In the context of his research, Eric looks at the different forms of (de)centralisation within both federal and unitary states. This project is supervised by Professor Benjamin Ferland from the School of Political Studies.

Silvana Gomes, doctoral candidate in Public Administration at the School of Political Studies. Her research looks at Policy Networks and Multi-level Cooperation in the Implementation of Digital Government Policies. This project is co-supervised by André Lecours and Eric Champagne, respectively professors of Political Science and Public Administration.

The research of these recipients will be published in the Center on Governance Working Papers Series and the Forum of Federations Occasional Papers Series.

For more information, please contact Professor André Lecours, Research director of the Federalism and Multi-Level Governance stream, Center on Governance.

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