I am Professor of Public Management Emeritus at the University of Toronto, having retired in July 2020 after a 45-year academic career.
I continue to be engaged in research, writing, and giving professional presentations. With my co-author and spouse Beth Herst, I am completing a book on narrative and politics.
On this website I post blogs about politics, narrative, and my life experiences.
She Said: Investigative Journalism Redux
Cutting the Thumbnails: An IP Story
Shostak’s Town and My Statistical Settlers
Read our New Article
Forward and Backward: Security and Taxes
Governing Fables: Je Regrette Beaucoup
Op-ed on Canadian Political Film
Why CAPPA Matters
A Future for Canadian Political Film?
The Humanities Informing Political Science
Podcast on My Academic Career
Presentation on Innovation to Brazilians
Who Would Write for Wikipedia?
The Case for Can Pol Docs
My Interview with the OECD