Archive of Previous Sessions

Past Administrators' Colloquium Evenings, 1986 - 2022

SessionBook/TopicAuthor(s)Book/Topic CategoryDiscussion LeaderProfileDiscussion Leader’s Background
2021 – 2022
Keeping Canada Running: Infrastructure and the Future of Governance in a Pandemic WorldBruce Doern, Christopher Stoney, and Robert HiltonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationShawn MenardCouncillor, Capital Ward, City of OttawaElected/Appointed
2021 – 2022Reflections on a Career in the Public ServiceMorris RosenbergFormer Deputy Minister of Foreign AffairsGovernment – Federal
2021 – 2022Inalienable Properties: The Political Economy of Indigenous Land ReformJamie BaxterIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersAndré Le DressayDirector of Fiscal Realities Economists and Director of the Tulo Centre of Indigenous EconomicsOther University
2021 – 2022Who Pays for Canada? Taxes and FairnessE. A. Heaman and David ToughEconomics/BusinessIan LeeAssociate Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton UniversityCarlton University
2021 – 2022Invisible Women: Data bias in a World designed for MenCaroline Criado PerezSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsLynn Barr-TelfordAssistant Chief Statistician, Social, Health and Labour Statistics Field, Statistics CanadaGovernment – Federal
2021 – 2022Top Secret Canada: Understanding the Canadian Intelligence and National Security CommunityStephanie Carvin, Thomas Juneau, and Craig ForceseGeneral Policy AnalysisWesley WarkGraduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2021 – 2022 Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil SocietyRonald J. Deibert
IT/MediaSara BannermanCanada Research Chair in Communication Policy and Governance, McMaster UniversityCanada Research Chair, McMaster University
2020 – 2021Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century EconomistKate RaworthEconomics/BusinessTerrance Hunsley
Editor, Social Canada, and a Senior Fellow, Pearson Centre for Progressive PolicyPearson Centre
2020 – 2021Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer GermsMichael T Osterholm and Mark OlshakerCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDr. Noni MacDonaldProfessor of Paediatrics (Infectious Disease), Dalhousie UniversityOther university
2020 – 2021Claws of the Panda: Beijing’s Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in CanadaJonathan ManthorpeInternational PoliticsMargaret McCuaig-JohnstonSenior Fellow, Institute of Science, Society and Policy, U. of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2020 – 2021Opening the Government of Canada: The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital AgeAmanda ClarkeCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationNeil Bouwer
Vice President, Canada School of Public ServiceCanada School of Public Service
2020 – 2021Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in CanadaDaniel Beland and others
Economics/BusinessProfessor Jennifer WallnerJean Luc Pepin Research Chair in Canadian Politics, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2020 – 2021Reflections on a Career of Public Service with Wayne WoutersReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceWayne WoutersFormer Clerk of the Privy CouncilGovernment – federal
2020 – 2021Quebec in a Global LightRobert CalderisiInternational PoliticsRobert Calderisi
Economist, Author, and Rhodes ScholarAuthor
2020 – 2021Boot Straps Need BootsHugh SegalEconomics/BusinessSenator Kim Pate
Senate of Canada and Former Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry SocietiesElected/Appointed
2020 – 2021The Roots of Culture, the Power of Art — The First Sixty Years of the Canada Council for the ArtsMonica GattingerSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsJonathan PaquettePolitical Science, U of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2019 – 2020The Age of Increasing Inequality : The Astonishing Rise of Canada’s 1%Lars OsbergEconomics/BusinessAndrew Jackson
Senior Policy AdvisorBroadbent Institute
2019 – 2020Feminist History in Canada: New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and NationCatherine Carstairs and Nancy Janovicek (Editors)Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsJena McGill
Faculty of LawU of Ottawa
2019 – 2020The Criminalization of Migration: Context and ConsequencesIdil Atak and James C. Simeon (editors)Immigration Policy & DemographyJoseph Rikhof
Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Common LawUniversity of Ottawa
2019 – 2020Reflections on a Career of Public Service with Linda Lizotte-MacphersonReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceLinda Lizotte-Macpherson
Former President of the the CSPSElected/ Appointed
2018 to 2019Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New NationalismCharles CloverInternational PoliticsRalph LysyshynFormer Ambassador to Russia, and Former Special Advisor for the House of Commons Elected/Appointed
2018 to 2019Down Inside: Thirty Years in Canada’s Prison ServiceRobert ClarkCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationKim PateSenator, Senate of Canada and Former Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry SocietiesElected/Appointed
2018 to 2019Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not EnoughDoug SaundersImmigration Policy & DemographyElizabeth RuddickFormer DG, Research and Evaluation Branch, Citizenship and Immigration CanadaGovernment – federal
2018 to 2019Reflections on my Career in the Public ServiceKaren EllisReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceKaren EllisFormer Associate Deputy Minister, Veterans Affairs CanadaGovernment – federal
2018 to 2019Seven Fallen Feathers : Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern CityTanya TalagaIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersJo-Anne McCutcheonProf, Department of History, U of Ottawa and Exec Dir, Association of Canadian ArchivistsUniversity of Ottawa
2018 to 2019The Patch: The People, Pipelines and Politics of the Oil SandsChris TurnerEnvironment/Energy PolicyMonica GattingerDirector, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, U. of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2018 to 2019The Square and the Tower : Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to FacebookNiall FergusonSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDuff ConacherCo-founder of Democracy Watch, PH.D. student (Law), 2018 Vanier Scholar, and Adjunct Prof of Law and Politics, U. of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2017 to 2018Backrooms and Beyond: Partisan Advisers and the Politics of Policy Work in CanadaJonathan CroftCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationSean BerriganFormer Senior Director General, Stakeholder Relations, Library and Archives Canada Government – federal
2017 to 2018Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All CanadiansDanielle MartinHealth Policy/IssuesDr. Isra LevyMedical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health; Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, The Royal (Ottawa)Government – regional/municipal
2017 to 2018Charlie Foxtrot: Fixing Defence Procurement in Canada, Kim Richard NossalCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryAlan WilliamsFormer Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel), Department of National DefenceGovernment – federal
2017 to 2018How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the man and the TheftEdward Jay EpsteinMedia/Communications TechnologiesDavid HarrisDirector, International Intelligence Program, INSIGNIS Strategic ResearchNon-profit
2017 to 2018Reflections on my Career in the Public ServiceFrançois GuimontReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceFrançois GuimontFormer Deputy Minister of Public Safety Government – federal
2017 to 2018The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us ApartBill BishopUS PoliticsStephen BirdAssociate Professor, Clarkson University and Fulbright Scholar, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa Other university
2017 to 2018The Public Wealth of Nations: How Management of Public Assets Can Boost or Bust Economic GrowthDag Detter and Stefan FölsterEconomics/BusinessYazmine LarocheAssociate Deputy Minister, Infrastructure CanadaGovernment – federal
2016 to 2017Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital AgeTaylor OwenMedia/Communications TechnologiesGreg FyffePresident, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies and Former Executive Director of Intelligence Assessment at PCONon-profit
2016 to 2017How to Run a Government – So that Citizens Benefit and Taxpayers Don’t Go CrazyMichael BarberCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationFrancis BilodeauAssistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Results and Delivery, PCO Government – federal
2016 to 2017Minority Nations in the Age of Uncertainty: New Paths to National Emancipation and EmpowermentAlain G. GagnonInternational PoliticsPaul DewarFormer Member of Parliament and Former Official Opposition Critic for Foreign AffairsElected/Appointed
2016 to 2017Northern Communities Working Together: The Social Economy of Canada’s NorthChris Southcott (ed)Indigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersScott SersonFormer Deputy Minister of Indigenous and Northern AffairsGovernment – federal
2016 to 2017Reflections on my Career in the Public ServiceMarie-Lucie MorinReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceMarie-Lucie MorinSecurity Intelligence Review Committee and Former Deputy Minister, National Security Advisor to the PM, and AmbassadorGovernment – federal
2016 to 2017Superforecasting: The Art and Science of PredictionPhilip Tetlock and Dan GardnerSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsMunir SheikhFormer Chief Statistician of CanadaGovernment – federal
2016 to 2017The Day That Almost WasChantal Hebert and Jean LapierreCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationEddie GoldenbergFormer Chief of Staff to Jean ChretienOther
2016 to 2017Unaccountable: Truth and Lies on Parliament HillKevin PageCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationKevin PageFormer Parliamentary Budget Officer for CanadaGovernment – federal
2015 to 2016Belonging: The Paradox of CitizenshipAdrienne ClarksonImmigration Policy & DemographyWill KymlickaProfessor and Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy, Queen’s UniversityOther university
2015 to 2016Canada in Cities: The Politics and Policy of Federal Local GovernmentsKatherine A H Graham and Caroline Andrew(eds)Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsBrock CarletonCEO, Canadian Federation of Municipalities Government – regional/municipal
2015 to 2016Middle Power, Middle KingdomDavid MulroneyInternational PoliticsSarah TaylorMinister and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Canada to ChinaElected/Appointed Elected/Appointed
2015 to 2016Reflections on my Career in the Public ServiceDr. Alex HimmelfarbReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceDr. Alex HimmelfarbFormer Clerk of the Privy CouncilGovernment – federal
2015 to 2016Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy Governance Capitalism and WelfarismG Bruce Doern Michael J Prince and Richard J SchultzEconomics/BusinessRobert SlaterExecutive Director of the Regulatory Governance Initiative at Carleton UniversityCarleton University
2015 to 2016Simpler: The Future of GovernmentCass R. SunsteinSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsLeslie MacLeanAssociate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and OceansGovernment – federal
2014 to 2015The Inconvenient IndianThomas KingIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersMichael WernickFormer Deputy Minister for the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern DevelopmentGovernment – federal
2014 to 2015How We Lead: Canada in a Century of ChangeRight Honorable Joe ClarkeCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMichael BellFormer Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, Israel and Jordan, currently at University of WindsorElected/Appointed
2014 to 2015Private Affluence, Public Austerity: Economic Crisis and Democratic Malaise in CanadaStephen McBride and Heather WhitesideEconomics/BusinessAnnette RyanDirector General, Employment Insurance Policy, Employment and Social Development CanadaGovernment – federal
2014 to 2015Reflections on my Career in the Public ServiceMichael HorganReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceMichael HorganFormer Deputy Miniater of FinanceGovernment – federal
2014 to 2015Shopping for Votes: How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose ThemSusan DelacourtSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsThe Honourable Michael ChongMP for Wellington-Halton HillsElected/ Appointed
2014 to 2015The Dogs Are Eating Them NowGraham SmithCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryJill SinclairAssistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Department of National DefenseGovernment – federal
2014 to 2015The War on ScienceChris TurnerSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsC. Scott FindlayAssociate Professor, Department of Biology, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2013 to 2014Austerity : History of a Dangerous IdeaMark BlythEconomics/BusinessDavid MacdonaldSenior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy AlternativesNon-profit
2013 to 2014Chronic Condition: Why Canada’s health care system needs to be dragged into the 21st CenturyJeffrey SimpsonHealth Policy/IssuesAbby HoffmanAssistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy, Health Canada (invited)Government – federal
2013 to 2014Navigating on the Titanic: Economic Growth, Energy and the Failure of GovernanceBryne PurchaseEconomics/BusinessGraham FoxPresident and CEO of the Institute for Research on Public PolicyNon-profit
2013 to 2014Poverty in CanadaRaghubar D. SharmaSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsSherri TorjmanVice President, Caledon Institute of Social PolicyNon-profit
2013 to 2014Reflections on A Career in the Public ServiceSusan CartwrightReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceSusan CartwrightCommissioner, Public Service Commission of Canada Non-profit
2013 to 2014The Big Shift: The seismic change in Canadian politics, business and culture and what it means for our futureDarrell Bricker & John IbbitsonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationChris DornanDirector Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs and associate professor, School of Jounalism, Carleton UniversityCarleton University
2013 to 2014The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for DemocracyWilliam J. DobsonInternational PoliticsFerry de KerckhoveSenior fellow at the School of Public and International Affairs, University of OttawaPrivate Sector
2012 to 2013Federalism and the Constitution of CanadaDavid E. SmithCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationAndre JuneauDirector, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University and Former Deputy Secretary to Cabinet for OperationsOther university
2012 to 2013Getting Back in the Game: A Foreign Policy Handbook for CanadaPaul HeinbeckerCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryLen EdwardsFormer Deputy Minister of Foreign AffairsGovernment – federal
2012 to 2013Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty YearsVaclav SmilEnvironment/Energy PolicyVictor RabinovitchPresident Emeritus of the Canadian Museum of Civilization CorporationGovernment – federal
2012 to 2013Health Care in Canada: A Citizens Guide to Policy and PoliticsKatherine FierlbackHealth Policy/IssuesAlex MunterCEO, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario INVITEDGovernment – regional/municipal
2012 to 2013Power: Where Is It?Donald SavoieCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDavid ZussmanJarislowsky Chair on Management in the Public Sector, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2012 to 2013Reflections on A Career in the Public ServiceMargaret BloodworthReflections on a Career in the Public ServiceMargaret BloodworthFormer Associate Secretary to the Cabinet and National Security Advisor to the Prime MinisterOther
2012 to 2013The Quality of Government: Corruption, Social Trust, and Inequality in International PerspectiveBo RothsteinInternational PoliticsRalph HeinztmanFormer vice-president of the Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada INVITEDNon-profit
2011 to 2012A New Synthesis of Public Administration: Serving in the 21st CenturyJocelyne Bourgon et alCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationThe Honourable Jocelyne BourgonFormer Clerk of the Privy CouncilGovernment – federal
2011 to 2012Exporting Democracy: The Risks And Rewards Of Pursuing A Good IdeaBob RaeInternational PoliticsIan SmillieChairman, Board of Directors for the Diamond Development Initiative and Former Executive Director of CUSONon-profit
2011 to 2012Harperland: The Politics of ControlLawrence MartinCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationLawrence MartinColumnist, Globe and MailMedia
2011 to 2012Reflections on the challenges of public policyMichael BinderCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMichael BinderPresident, Canadian Nuclear Safety CommissionGovernment – federal
2011 to 2012The New Entrepreneurs: Building a Green Economy for the FutureAndrew HeintzmanEconomics/BusinessVelma McCollPrincipal, Earnscliffe Strategy GroupPrivate Sector
2011 to 2012The New Paradigm of Governance, original paper written for the ColloquiumGilles PaquetCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationGilles PaquetProfessor Emeritus, Telfer School of Management, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2011 to 2012The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies StrongerRichard WilkinsonSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsAlex HimelfarbFormer Clerk of the Privy CouncilGovernment – federal
2010 to 2011“Canadians and Their Pensions”, Policy OptionsMel CappeCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMel CappePresident, Institute for Research on Public Policy, and Former Clerk of the Privy CouncilPrivate Sector
2010 to 2011As Others See Us: Canada Among Nations 2009-2010Fen Osler Hampson and Paul HeinbeckerInternational PoliticsMichael KerginFormer Ambassador of Canada to the United States of AmericaElected/Appointed
2010 to 2011Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property RightsTom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantra, and André LeDressayIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersJohn McKennireySenior Fellow, Odell House, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2010 to 2011Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for AfricaDambisa MoyoInternational/ PoliticsRohinton MedhoraVice-President, Programs, International Development Research CentreNon-profit
2010 to 2011Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and HappinessRichard Thaler and Cass SunsteinEconomics/BusinessMichael JenkinDirector General, Office of Consumer Affairs, Industry CanadaGovernment – federal
2010 to 2011The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine DemocracyRaj PatelEconomics/BusinessMichael McCrackenPresident, InformetricaPrivate Sector
2010 to 2011Women, Power, Politics: The Hidden Story of Canada’s Unfinished DemocracySylvia BashevkinSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsThe Honourable Barbara McDougallFormer Minister of Foreign AffairsElected/ Appointed
2009 to 2010Arctic FrontW Morrison, K. Coates, and W. LackenbauerIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersAlan KesselLegal Advisor, Department of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment – federal
2009 to 2010Ascent of MoneyNiall FergusonEconomics/BusinessChristopher WaddellCarty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism, Carleton UniversityCarleton University
2009 to 2010Chasing the Flame: One Man’s Fight to Save the WorldSamantha PowerInternational PoliticsDavid MalonePresident, International Development Research CentreNon-profit
2009 to 2010Defending a Contested IdealLuc Julliet and Ken RasmussenCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMaria BarradosPresident, Public Service Commission of CanadaNon-profit
2009 to 2010Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a ContinentAndrew NikiforukEnvironment/Energy PolicyRobert PageChair, National Round Table on the Environment and the EconomyNon-profit
2009 to 2010The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008Paul KrugmanEconomics/BusinessVlasios MelessanakisManager, Legislation and Policy Development, Office of Superintendent of Financial InstitutionsGovernment – Federal
2009 to 2010The Uses and Abuses of HistoryMargaret MacMillanSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsChad GaffieldPresident, Social Sciences and Humanities Research CouncilNon-profit
2008 to 2009Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded PlanetJeffrey SachsEconomics/BusinessDavid McLaughlinPresident and CEO, National Round Table on the Environment and the EconomyNon-profit
2008 to 2009In Search of Canadian Political CultureNelson WisemanCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationAlfred A. MacLeodAssistant Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Policy, Privy Council OfficeGovernment – federal
2008 to 2009Risk: The Science and Politics of FearDan GardnerSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsJohn EdwardsFormer Deputy Minister of CorrectionsGovernment – federal
2008 to 2009The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present, and Future of the United NationsPaul KennedyInternational PoliticsPeggy MasonSenior Fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton UniversityCarleton University
2008 to 2009The Politics of Public Money: Spenders, Guardians, Priority Setters, and Financial Watchdogs Inside the Canadian GovernmentDavid A. GoodCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDavid ZussmanJarislowsky Chair in Public Sector Management, Telfer School of Management, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2008 to 2009The Unexpected War: Canada In KandaharJanice Gross Stein and Eugene LangCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryMargaret BloodworthFormer National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister and Associate Secretary to CabinetGovernment – federal
2008 to 2009Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian StateStephen ClarksonCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryDeborah LyonsDirector General, North America Commercial Relations Bureau, DFAITGovernment – federal
2007 to 2008At War’s End: Building Peace After Civil ConflictRoland ParisInternational PoliticsScott GilmourExecutive Director, Peace Dividend TrustNon-profit
2007 to 2008Continentalizing Canada: The Politics and Legacy of the Macdonald Royal CommissionGregory InwoodCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMichael HartSimon Reisman Chair in Trade Policy, Carleton UniversityCarleton University
2007 to 2008Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of DiversityWill KymlickaInternational PoliticsIan DonaldsonManager, Strategic Policy, Multiculturalism and Human Rights Branch, Canadian HeritageGovernment – federal
2007 to 2008Pandemonium: Bird Flu, Mad Cow Disease, and Other Biological Plagues of the 21st CenturyAndrew NikiforukHealth Policy/IssuesAndrea KingDirector General, Pandemic Preparedness, Public Health Agency of CanadaGovernment – federal
2007 to 2008The Hateful and The Obscene: Studies in the Limits of Free Expression, W.L. SumnerSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsErrol MendesProfessor of Common Law, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2007 to 2008The New City: How the Crisis in Canada’s Urban Centres Is Reshaping the NationJohn LorincSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsAlex MunterExecutive Director, Youth Services Bureau of OttawaGovernment – regional/municipal
2007 to 2008Why Mexicans Don’t Drink MolsonAndrea Mandel-CampbellEconomics/ BusinessKathryn McCallionSenior Advisor, International Trade, DFAITGovernment – federal
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)Canadian Foreign Policy: Defining the National InterestSteven Kendall HollowayCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryMichael KerginFormer Ambassador of Canada to the United States of AmericaElected/ Appointed
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)Creating Choices: Rethinking Aboriginal PolicyJohn RichardsIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersFred CaronAssistant Deputy Minister, Indian and Northern Affairs CanadaGovernment – federal
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)Gomery’s Blinders and Canadian FederalismRuth Hubbard and Giles PaquetCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationRuth HubbardFormer President of the Public Service CommissionNon-profit
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)Intelligence and Human Rights in the Era of Global TerrorismSteve TsangInternational PoliticsMargaret BloodworthAssociate Secretary to the Cabinet and National Security Advisor to the Prime MinisterGovernment – federal
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)The Moral Consequences of Economic GrowthBenjamin FriedmanEconomics/BusinessAndrew SharpeCentre for the Study of Living StandardsNon-profit
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)Voting Counts: Electoral Reform for CanadaLaw Commission of CanadaCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationEd BroadbentFormer leader of the New Democratic Party of CanadaElected/ Appointed
2006 to 2007 (20th Anniversary Season)What is a Canadian?Irvin Studin (ed)Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsWill KymlickaCanada Research Chair in Political Philosophy, Queen’s UniversityOther university
2005 to 2006A Short History of ProgressRonald WrightSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsAndrei SulzenkoIndustry Canada – retiredGovernment – Federal
2005 to 2006Executive Styles in Canada: Cabinet Structures and Leadership Practices in Canadian GovernmentLuc Bernier, Ken Brownsey and Michael HowlettCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationEvelyn GigantesFormer Ontario Minister of HousingElected/ Appointed
2005 to 2006Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court: Legal Mobilization and the Women’s Legal Education and Action FundChristopher ManfrediSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsSheila McIntyreUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2005 to 2006For Art’s Sake: Society and the Arts in the 21st CenturyJamie CowlingSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDick StanleyCanadian Heritage – retiredGovernment – federal
2005 to 2006Fragile Social Fabric: Fairness, Trust and Commitment in CanadaAlbert Breton et alSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsPaul ReedCarleton University/Statistics CanadaCarleton University
2005 to 2006The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of ReasonSam HarrisSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsPeter BeyerUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2005 to 2006The End of the Line: How Over-Fishing is Changing the World and What We EatCharles CloverEnvironment/Energy PolicyElizabeth MaySierra Club of CanadaNon-profit
2004 to 2005“Ghosts of Rwanda”PBS documentaryInternational PoliticsArthur GrahamAmerican Bar AssociationNon-profit
2004 to 2005Dark Age AheadJane JacobsSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsAlex MunterUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2004 to 2005Out of the Blue: How To Anticipate Big Future SurprisesJohn L. PetersenSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDavid BrownPublic Policy ForumNon-profit
2004 to 2005Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the WorldMargaret MacMillanInternational PoliticsJohn FraserFormer AmbassadorElected/ Appointed
2004 to 2005The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of TerrorMichael IgnatieffInternational PoliticsWard ElcockDepartment of National DefenceGovernment – federal
2004 to 2005The Politics of Public ManagementDavid GoodCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationClaire MorrisAUCCNon-profit
2004 to 2005Weapons of Mass Persuasion: Marketing the War Against IraqPaul RutherfordUS PoliticsChristopher WaddellCarleton UniversityCarleton University
2003 to 2004“Managing in an Unknowable and Uncertain Environment (‘Wicked Problems’)”………………………Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsSophie de VillersCanadian Blood ServiceNon-profit
2003 to 2004Fire and Ice: The United States, Canada and the Myth of Converging ValuesMichael AdamsUS PoliticsJon AllenDepartment of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment – federal
2003 to 2004Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesJared DiamondSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDick StanleyDepartment of Canadian HeritageGovernment – federal
2003 to 2004Liquid Assets: Privatizing and Regulating Canada’s Water UtilitiesElizabeth BrubakerEconomics/BusinessRod RaphaelTreasury BoardGovernment – federal
2003 to 2004Understanding Canadian DefenceDesmond MortonCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryCharles (Buzz) NixonNational Defense – retiredGovernment – federal
2003 to 2004What Went Wrong: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle EastBernard LewisInternational PoliticsJim GouldDepartment of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment – federal
2003 to 2004Who Gets In: What’s Wrong With Canada’s Immigration Program – And How To Fix ItDaniel StoffmanImmigration Policy & DemographyJean KunzPolicy Research InitiativeNon-profit
2002 to 2003Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central AsiaAhmed RashidInternational PoliticsJames GouldDepartment of Foreign Affairs and International TradeGovernment – federal
2002 to 2003No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand BulliesNaomi KleinEconomics/BusinessDwayne WinseckCarleton UniversityCarleton University
2002 to 2003The Life: The Seductive Call of PoliticsSteve PaikinCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationThe Honourable Mitchell SharpOffice of the Prime MinisterElected/ Appointed
2002 to 2003The Security of Freedom: Essays on Canada’s Anti-Terrorism BillRonald J. Daniels et al(eds)Canadian Politics & Public AdministrationRichard ClerouxFreelance correspondentMedia
2002 to 2003The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceMalcolm GladwellSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsGroup discussion…………………………………
2002 to 2003The World We Want: Virtue, Vice and the Good CitizenMark KingwellInternational PoliticsJane JensenCanadian Policy Research Networks and University of MontrealNon-profit
2002 to 2003Value Change and Governance in CanadaNeil NevitteCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDarrell BrickerIpsos-ReidPrivate Sector
2001 to 2002Better Happy Than RichMichael AdamsEconomics/BusinessBob GlossopVanier Institute of the FamilyNon-profit
2001 to 2002Creating the Innovation CultureFrances HoribeSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsEleanor GlorInnovation SalonMedia
2001 to 2002Four Strong WindsMichael DecterHealth Policy/IssuesJonathan LomasCanadian Health Services Research FoundationNon-profit
2001 to 2002The Efficient SocietyJoseph HeathEconomics/BusinessWalter RobinsonCanadian Taxpayers FederationNon-profit
2001 to 2002The Mystery of CapitalismHernando de SotoEconomics/BusinessRoy CulpeperNorth-South InstituteNon-profit
2001 to 2002The Rights RevolutionMichael IgnatieffLegal IssuesThe Honourable Mr. Justice Frank IacobucciSupreme Court of CanadaElected/Appointed
2001 to 2002The Third Force: The Rise of Transnational Civil SocietyA. Florini (ed)International PoliticsAlison Van RooyCIDAOther
2000 to 2001As I Recall/Si je me souviensJohn Meisel et alCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationJohn MeiselQueen’s UniversityOther university
2000 to 2001Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American CommunityRobert PutnamUS PoliticsKathy O’HaraTreasury BoardGovernment – federal
2000 to 2001E.Con: How the Internet Undermines DemocracyDonald GutsteinMedia/Communications TechnologiesDavid MyersPWGSCGovernment – federal
2000 to 2001Revitalizing the Public ServiceGuy Peters and Donald Savoie (editors)Canadian Politics & Public AdministrationMaurice DemersCCMDOther
2000 to 2001The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding GlobalizationThomas FriedmanEconomics/BusinessDavid KilgourMinister of State for Latin America and AfricaGovernment – federal
2000 to 2001The Marshall Decision and Native RightsKen CoatesIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersDan LaneUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
2000 to 2001Where On Earth Are We GoingMaurice StrongEnvironment/Energy PolicyLiz DowdeswellFormer Executive Director, UNEPInternational
1999 to 2000Environment, Scarcity and ViolenceTad Homer-DixonEnvironment/Energy PolicyDon HubertDFAITGovernment – federal
1999 to 2000Governing from the CentreDonald SavoieCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDavid ZussmanPublic Policy ForumNon-profit
1999 to 2000HomelessGerald DalySocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDick StewartRMOCGovernment – regional/municipal
1999 to 2000Service in the FieldBarbara Wake Carroll and David SiegelCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMartha NixonCitizenship and ImmigrationGovernment – federal
1999 to 2000Storm WarningLydia DottoEnvironment/Energy PolicyClifford LincolnM.P.Elected/ Appointed
1999 to 2000The New Politics of ConfidencePierre PettigrewCanadian Politics & Public Administration………………….Group discussion………………
1998 to 1999Decline of DeferenceNeil NevitteSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsFrank GravesEkos ResearchPrivate Sector
1998 to 1999Mad Cows and Mothers MilkDouglas Powell and William LeissHealth Policy/IssuesRon DoeringCFIAGovernment – federal
1998 to 1999Managing Knowledge WorkersFrances HoribeSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsJonathan CaloffUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
1998 to 1999Retooling the Welfare StateJohn RichardsSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsKen BattleCaledon InstituteNon-profit
1998 to 1999The Cult of ImpotenceLinda McQuaigSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsEdward GreensponGlobe and MailMedia
1998 to 1999Who Killed Canadian History?Jack GranatsteinCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryJack GranatsteinCanadian War MuseumOther
1997 to 1998Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World OrderSamuel HuntingtonInternational PoliticsRoy CulpeperNorth-South InstituteNon-profit
1997 to 1998Degrees of Freedom: Canada and the United States in a Changing WorldKeith BantingCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryMichael KerginDFAITGovernment – federal
1997 to 1998Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of OrganizationsThomas StewartEconomics/BusinessArthur CordellIndustry CanadaGovernment – federal
1997 to 1998Leader of the FutureFrances Hasselbein (ed.)Social & Cultural Policies & Trends…………………….Group discussion…………
1997 to 1998Significant Incident: Canada’s Army, the Airborne, and the Murder in SomaliaDavid BercusonCanadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryMaureen Appel MolotCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1997 to 1998The Antagonist: Lucien Bouchard and the Politics of DelusionLawrence MartinCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationLawrence MartinJournalist, Globe and MailMedia
1996 to 1997Boom, Bust and Echo: How to Profit from te Coming Demographic ShiftDavid FootImmigration Policy & DemographyRobert GlossopVanier Institute of the FamilyNon-profit
1996 to 1997Coming to Public Judgement: Making Democracy Work in a Complex WorldDaniel YankelovichSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsSuzanne PetersCanadian Policy Research NetworkNon-profit
1996 to 1997Hard Choice, No Choices: Assessing Program ReviewJacques Bourgault and Amelita ArmitCanadian Politics & Public Administration…………………….Group discussion………..
1996 to 1997Nationalism Without Walls: The Unbearable Lightness of Being CanadianRichard GwynCanadian Politics & Public Administration…………………….Group discussion………..
1996 to 1997readings on “Social Policy in Transition”……………………..Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsAndrew CardozoPearson-Shoyama InstituteNon-profit
1996 to 1997Whose Brave New WorldHeather MenziesUS PoliticsGordon BetchermanEkos ResearchPrivate Sector
1995 to 1996All the Trouble in the World: The Lighter Side of Over-population, Famine, Ecological Disaster, Ethnic Hatred, Plague and PovertyP.J. O’RourkeSocial & Cultural Policies & Trends…………………….Group discussion……….
1995 to 1996Bankrupt Education: The Decline of Liberal Education in CanadaPeter Emberley and Waller NewellSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsBrain McKillopCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1995 to 1996Changing Maps: Governing in a World of Rapid ChangeSteve RosellSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDavid ZussmanEnvironicsPrivate Sector
1995 to 1996Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in CanadaNeil BissoondathSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsJohn BerryJ.W. Berry & AssociatesPrivate Sector
1995 to 1996Strengthening Policy CapacityCoordinating Committee of Deputy MinistersCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationCarl TaylorCCMDOther
1995 to 1996Where the Buck Stops: The Dollar, Democracy and the Bank of CanadaMichael Babad and Catherine MulroneyEconomics/BusinessMike McCrackenInformetricaPrivate Sector
1994 to 1995Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New NationalismMichael IgnatieffInternational PoliticsChantal HebertLa PresseMedia
1994 to 1995Canadian Social TrendsStatistics CanadaSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsBruce PetrieStatistics CanadaGovernment – federal
1994 to 1995Governing in an Information SocietySteve RosellMedia/Communications TechnologiesAndy McDonaldTreasury BoardGovernment – federal
1994 to 1995Own writings and selected articlesArthur KroegerCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationArthur KroegerPublic Policy ForumNon-profit
1994 to 1995Thatcher, Reagan, Mulroney: In Search of a New BureaucracyDonald SavoieInternational PoliticsGilles PaquetUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
1994 to 1995The Rise and Fall of Strategic PlanningHenry MintzbergSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsBrian MarsonCCMDOther
1993 to 1994No Colloquium
1992 to 1993Beyond Interdependence: The Meshing of the World’s Economy and the Earth’s EcologyJim McNeill, Pieter Winsemius and Taizo YakushijiEnvironment/Energy PolicyElizabeth Campbell-PageRoyal SocietyNon-profit
1992 to 1993Canada and the United States: The Politics of PartnershipRobert BothwellUS PoliticsIan McLeanDFAITGovernment – federal
1992 to 1993Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle among Japan, Europe and AmericaLester ThurowInternational PoliticsTim ReidChamber of CommerceGovernment – regional/municipal
1992 to 1993Our Story: Organizational Renewal in Federal CorrectionsJim Vantour (ed.)Canadian Politics & Public AdministrationOle IngstrupCorrections CanadaGovernment – federal
1992 to 1993Reforming Electoral DemocracyRoyal Commission on Electoral Reform and Party FinancingCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationJane JensonCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1992 to 1993Storming Babylon, Preston Manning; the Rise of the Reform PartySydney Sharpe and Don BraidCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationJohn DouglasWinnipeg Free PressMedia
1991 to 1992Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies do and Why They do itJames Q. WilsonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationWilliam PullenCCMDOther
1991 to 1992Faith and Fear: The Free Trade StoryBruce Doern and Brian TomlinEconomics/BusinessBrian TomlinCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1991 to 1992Indian Government: Its Meaning in PracticeFrank Cassidy and Robert BishIndigenous Affairs/The North and NorthernersDavid HawkesCCMDOther
1991 to 1992Prisoners of Men’s Dreams: Striking Out for a New Feminine FutureSuzanne GordonSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsJocelyn Cote-O’HaraStentorPrivate Sector
1991 to 1992The Citizens’ Forum on Canada’s FutureKeith SpicerCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationRoy MacGregorOttawa CitizenMedia
1991 to 1992The Competitive Advantage of NationsMichael PorterEconomics/BusinessLouise FrechetteDFAITGovernment – federal
1990 to 1991Human Rights in Canadian Foreign PolicyRobert Matthews and Cranford Pratt (ed.)Canadian Foreign Affairs/MilitaryMaureen O’NeillNorth-South InstituteNon-profit
1990 to 1991Policy Communities and Public Policy in Canada: A Structural ApproachWilliam Coleman and Grace SkogstadCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationRon ClarkRMOCGovernment – regional/municipal
1990 to 1991The Continental Divide: The Values and Institutions of the United States and CanadaSeymour Martin LipsetUS PoliticsGordon RitchieDFAITGovernment – federal
1990 to 1991Towards a Just SocietyPierre Trudeau and Tom AxworthyCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationLloyd AxworthyM.P.Elected/ Appointed
1990 to 1991Vertical Solitude: Managing in the Public SectorDavid Zussman and Jak JabesCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationBruce RawsonFisheriesGovernment – federal
1990 to 1991Wrong End of the Rainbow: The Collapse of Free Enterprise in CanadaEric Kierans and Walter StewartEconomics/BusinessMaude BarlowCouncil of CanadiansNon-profit
1989 to 1990Getting Ready for the 1990sTom KentCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationMarion DewarCanadian Council on Children and YouthNon-profit
1989 to 1990Health Care in Canada: A Description and Analysis of Canadian Health ServicesRalph Sutherland and Jane FultonHealth Policy/IssuesSteven CorberRMOCGovernment – regional/municipal
1989 to 1990Our Common Future by World Commission on Environment and DevelopmentBrundtland CommissionEnvironment/Energy PolicyDavid BrooksIDRCOther
1989 to 1990The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education has failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s StudentsAllan BloomUS PoliticsRobin FarquharCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1989 to 1990The Spoils of Power: The Politics of PatronageJeffrey SimpsonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationJeffrey SimpsonGlobe and MailMedia
1989 to 1990When Freedoms Collide: The Case for our Civil Liberties: Government, Business and the LobbyistsAlan BorovoySocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsDoug RutherfordJusticeGovernment – federal
1988 to 1989Behind Closed Doors: How the Rich won Control of Canada’s Tax System and ended up RicherLinda McQuaigEconomics/BusinessAllan MasloveCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1988 to 1989Beyond the Bottom Line: Management in GovernmentTim PlumptreeCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationRichard PatonCCMDOther
1988 to 1989Final Report of the Ottawa-Carleton Regional ReviewDavid BartlettSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsAndrew HaydonRMOCGovernment – regional/municipal
1988 to 1989Medicare: Canada’s Right to HealthMonique BeginHealth Policy/IssuesMonique BeginCarleton University and U of OCarleton University
1988 to 1989The InsidersJohn SawatskyEconomics/BusinessSean MoorePAIPrivate Sector
1988 to 1989The Rise and Fall of the Great PowersPaul KennedyInternational PoliticsGilles PaquetU of OUniversity of Ottawa
1987 to 1988Controlling Interest: Who owns Canada?Diane FrancesEconomics/BusinessMark DanielsPAIPrivate Sector
1987 to 1988Implosion: An Analysis of the Growth of the Federal Public Service in Canada, 1945-1985Nicole MorganCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationHugette LabellePSCOther
1987 to 1988Knocking at the Back Door: Canadian Perspectives on the Political Economy of Freer Trade with United StatesAllan Maslove and Stanley Winer (ed.)Economics/BusinessTom d’AquinoBCNINon-profit
1987 to 1988MemoirsRene LevesqueCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationClinton ArchibaldU of OUniversity of Ottawa
1987 to 1988Readings on “Political Rights for Public Servants”………………………….Canadian Politics & Public AdministrationMichael CassidyM.P.Elected/ Appointed
1987 to 1988The Governor General’s Bunny Hop & Other Reports from the Nation’s CapitalCharles GordonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationDavid ZussmanU of OUniversity of Ottawa
1987 to 1988Uneasy Lies the Head: The Truth about Canada’s Crown CorporationsWalter StewartEconomics/BusinessBruce DoernCarleton UniversityCarleton University
1986 to 1987Canadian Social Welfare PoliciesJacqueline Ismael (ed.)Social & Cultural Policies & TrendsRichard Van LoonU of OUniversity of Ottawa
1986 to 1987Innovation and EntrepreneurshipPeter DruckerEconomics/BusinessDave O’BrienRMOCGovernment – regional/municipal
1986 to 1987Strange Bedfellows: The State and the Arts in CanadaGeorge WoodcockSocial & Cultural Policies & TrendsBrian AnthonyCanadian Conference of the ArtsNon-profit
1986 to 1987The Nursing Father: Moses as a Political LeaderAaron WildavskyInternational PoliticsMichael HicksCCMDOther
1986 to 1987The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution FailedDavid StockmanUS PoliticsDon McGillvraySoutham NewsMedia
1986 to 1987Up the HillDonald JohnstonCanadian Politics & Public AdministrationRomeo LeblancSenatorElected/ Appointed
1986 to 1987Zero Sum SolutionLester ThurowEconomics/BusinessGilles PaquetU of OUniversity of Ottawa