Our students hail from all around the globe, bringing unique perspectives and diverse skillsets to the Max Bell School. Here, we highlight the stories of past and present members of our Master of Public Policy program by exploring the experiences that shaped them, the paths that led them to McGill, and the impacts they are having on the world.

You can learn more about all our students here.

Why democracy in Bangladesh is worth it

26 Oct 2023

Meet Aftab Ahmed, a 2023 MPP alumnus and opinion columnist with over 100 published articles about the state of Bangladesh's fragile democracy.

Shaping the Arc of History Through Policy

16 Jan 2023

MPP Aftab Ahmed learns what it means for policy makers to provide "fearless advice and loyal implementation” on Parliament Hill.

Three McCall MacBain Scholars Join the Class of 2023

3 Jun 2022

This year, the Max Bell School at McGill University has attracted three McCall MacBain Scholars to join our fourth cohort of Master of Public Policy students. ...

New Voices for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

8 Feb 2022

The Scholarships for New Voices in Public Policy are granted to exceptional incoming Max Bell School MPP students who aspire in their professional careers to contribute to advancing equity,...

Our MPP Students: Kerry Kittson

30 Nov 2021

"You can’t just make policy in an ivory tower, you have to talk people who are experiencing the problem and really understand their concerns.”

Getting Into Grad School: Writing a Personal Statement

9 Nov 2021

Read about MPP alumna Alexandra Age's journey to graduate school, and how she crafted her personal statement.

Our MPP students: Ricardo Chejfec

23 Sep 2021

We sat down with Ricardo Chejfec, a recent graduate of our MPP program, to find out about his path to the Max Bell School and his upcoming work with the Institute for Research on Public Policy.

Our MPP students: Henna Hundal

2 Aug 2021

Henna Hundal is one of those people whose plate is constantly full, yet always seems to be able to take on more. She took a quick break from her work with Max Bell School’s Policy Lab to speak with...

McCall MacBain Scholar to Join the Max Bell School's Master of Public Policy Program

31 May 2021

Incoming Max Bell School MPP student Caroline Merner is one of the twenty leaders selected out of 735 applications for the first class of McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill University



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