SPPA Professor Paloma Raggo was named Emerging Scholar at the ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Conference held November 21-23, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut. ARNOVA’s Emerging Scholars Awards are designed to help develop the next generation of... More
School of Public Policy & Administration
Welcome to SPPA
The School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) has been a centre of policy research and academic excellence for more than 60 years. Last year we moved into our beautiful new home in Carleton’s River Building, which is one of the greenest buildings in Canada.
The School’s doctoral degree in Public Policy and masters degree programs in Public Administration, Sustainable Energy Policy, and Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership prepare students for diverse careers in the public service, in the non-profit and private sectors, in academia and in research institutes. The graduate diploma programs provide opportunities for mid-career advancement.
Students from across Canada and around the world come to Carleton to study public policy in Canada’s capital city. The School is proud of its collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Each year, we welcome approximately 60 new Masters’ students, six new PhD candidates and 25 diploma students.
Carleton University has co-founded a new international network on universities, communities, social innovation, citizenship and work. On November 25-28, 2013, the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation co-sponsored a meeting for researchers from five countries—Brazil, Canada, South Africa,... More
Registration is now open for the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, April 9-11, 2014. Intersections: Governance, Democracy, Accountability The changing relationships among the public, private and nonprofit sectors are raising important issues for public... More