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Queen's University
Public Policy, social policy, federalism, voluntary sector, citizen engagement.
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Rachel Laforest is Associate Professor and head of the Public Policy and Third Sector Initiative in the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University in Canada. She was a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Nonprofit Management, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin and Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy, University of Ulster in 2010-2011. Her areas of expertise are the study of governance and welfare state restructuring. Her current research interests focus on poverty reduction strategies and welfare state restructuring. She is also interested in intergovernmental relations and Canadian politics. She is the author of Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State, UBC Press, 2011. She is also the editor of The New Federal Policy Agenda and the Voluntary Sector: On the Cutting Edge, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009 and Government-Nonprofit Relations in Times of Recession, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

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