Edward Jackson, Carleton University

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Associate Professor International Affairs Public Administration Ottawa, Ontario edward.jackson@carleton.ca Mobile: (613) 296-9934
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Edward Jackson is Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, where he is cross-appointed to the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and the Institute of African Studies. He also serves as Senior Research Fellow with the Carleton Cent...

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Bio/Research

Edward Jackson is Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, where he is cross-appointed to the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and the Institute of African Studies. He also serves as Senior Research Fellow with the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation.

His research and teaching interests include program management, program evaluation, regional development, civil society, social enterprise, social finance, higher education, community-university partnerships, and foreign aid. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Associate Dean (Research, Graduate Affairs and Faculty Development) in the Faculty of Public Affairs, and chaired university working groups on partnership and community engagement. Professor Jackson has also served as founding Chair of the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, co-founded the Carleton-World Bank International Program for Development Evaluation Training, and has directed major projects supported by the Canadian International Development Agency, International Development Research Centre, the McConnell Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. A frequent advisor to governments, foundations, development agencies and business and labour groups, he is active in a wide range of research networks and centres, academic societies and professional associations, and blogs for Huffington Post Canada, The Mark and the McLeod Group, a foreign policy think tank. Professor Jackson's work has been recognized with the Canadian Evaluation Society Award for Contribution to Evaluation in Canada, the Karl Boudreault Award for Leadership in Evaluation, Carleton University's Faculty of Public Affairs Teaching Excellence Award, and the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship.


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