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The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of building better societies.  Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.

Learn more about our directions and priorities in Moving FPA Forward

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FPA Researchers Join Forces with Youth Centres

School of Social Work will serve as hub for Eastern Ontario Local youth centres are acquiring allies in their work with young people: researchers from the School of Social Work. The FPA researchers will be collaborating with grassroots support workers in a program called YouthREX, or the Youth... More

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 in Groundbreaking Research Feed for all posts filed under Groundbreaking Research, News Feed for all posts filed under News, Social Work Feed for all posts filed under Social Work

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Sheryl Hamilton Named to Royal Society of Canada

Well-known as a valued collaborator, a mentor, and a popular teacher, Professor Sheryl Hamilton was elected to the first cohort of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists–a part of the Royal Society of Canada–on November 21. Hamilton, who is cross-appointed to the School of... More

Monday, December 1st, 2014 in Celebrating Excellence Feed for all posts filed under Celebrating Excellence, Communication Studies Feed for all posts filed under Communication Studies, Law Feed for all posts filed under Law, News Feed for all posts filed under News

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The 2008 Financial Crash: The Lessons for Canada

Carleton Economists Engage in Lively Debate at Author Meets Readers Event   Did the 2008 financial crash cause the recession, or did fear of the recession cause the crash? – Nick Rowe We have an endless cycle of regulation, followed by people trying to game the system. -Dane Rowlands The... More

Friday, November 28th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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MSW Students Call in the Experts

Specialists in Youth, Seniors, and Mental Health Issues Will Speak December 3 The Master’s students in Professor Susan Braedley’s Foundations in Social Work class wanted to know how their education at Carleton was going to translate into the real world of social work. So they invited the... More

Friday, November 28th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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FPA Researcher Documents Equipment Delays at DND

 Items Big and Small Delayed for Years When the Conservatives were first elected in 2006, they listed new naval supply ships as a priority, predicting the fuel-carrying vessels would be in the water by 2012. Now, “We won’t see a supply ship until at least 2020,” according to Political... More

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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