Evert Lindquist, University of Victoria

Professor Victoria, British Columbia evert@uvic.ca Office: (250) 721-8084

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Bio/Research

Professor Lindquist is Professor in the University of Victoria's School of Public Administration, where he served as Director from 1998-2009. After a two-year leave during 2010 and 2011, he has returned as Director as of January 2012. Lindquist is also the new Editor of Canadian Public Administra...

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Bio/Research

Professor Lindquist is Professor in the University of Victoria's School of Public Administration, where he served as Director from 1998-2009. After a two-year leave during 2010 and 2011, he has returned as Director as of January 2012. Lindquist is also the new Editor of Canadian Public Administration, the journal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, starting in January 2012.

Professor Lindquist has published widely on many topics. Areas of interest include:

- central decision-making, including research on the evolving role of central agencies, budgetary processes, consultation, business planning, government transitions, and performance reporting;

- public sector reform, including research on government restructuring, career public service, alternative service delivery, and implications for central agencies;

- how governments address complex policy challenges, including research on building capacity for comprehensive initiatives, managing whole-of-government issues, horizontal management, and managing overlap and duplication across governments;

- the role of think tanks and experts in the policy process, the dynamics of policy communitites and networks, and the impact of research on policy-making; and

- exploring the potential of visualization techniques for policy development with the HC Coombs Policy Forum, Australian National University.


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