Past Faculty

Nii Addy

Assistant Professor, Institute for the Study of International Development

Former consultant and researcher for organizations including the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the Hewlett Foundation, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and ICF International.


Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado

Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, McGill University

Former Visiting Scholar at the Grupo de Analisis para del Desarrollo (GRADE).

Anne Andermann

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Founding director of the CLEAR Collaboration, that aims to help frontline health workers address the underlying social causes of poor health through a combination of direct patient care, referral and advocacy for larger social change.


Raymond Atuguba

Raymond Atuguba

Managing Partner and Founder, Atuguba & Associates

Dean, University of Ghana School of Law


Simon Bagshaw

Former Senior Policy Advisor, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs


Russell Copeman


Russell Copeman

Former Mayor of the Borough of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Fourteen year tenure in the National Assembly, including Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Philippe Couillard



Adam Daifallah

Senior Managing Director, Teneo

Formerly sat on the editorial board of the National Post in Toronto; Former Washington, D.C. correspondent of The New York Sun

Dale Beugin

Research and Analysis Vice President, Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Has consulted for governments and organizations across Canada and internationally

Former policy advisor for the National Round Table on the environment and the economy

Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler

Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights

Emeritus Professor of Law at McGill University

Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Don Drummond


Stauffer-Dunning Fellow in Global Public Policy and Adjunct Professor at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University

2011-12 Chair for the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services



Jayne Engle

Director, Cities & Places Portfolio at the McConnell Foundation

Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning, McGill University

Co-Director, Participatory Canada/part of Participatory City Global

Co-editor/co-author of a new book: Sacred Civics: Building Seven Generation Cities

Joseph Heath

Joseph Heath

Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

Columnist, Montreal Gazette and Policy Options magazine

Chantel Hebert

Chantal Hébert

Political columnist with the Toronto Star and a weekly participant on CBC’s The National “At Issue” panel.

Author of “French Kiss: Stephen Harper’s Blind Date with Quebec” and “The Morning After”, which was shortlisted for the Shaughnessy Cohen prize for political writing.

Sebastien Jodoin

Associate member at the Max Bell School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University

Member of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, an Associate Member of the McGill School of Environment

Faculty Associate of the Governance, Environment & Markets Initiative at Yale University

Jared Lee

Senior Consultant, Juniper

Mark Lloyd

Mark Lloyd

Professor of Practice, Max Bell School of Public Policy

Former associate general counsel at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission

Worked on President Clinton’s transition team at the White House, focusing on the National Council for the Arts and advising the domestic policy office



Vrinda Narain

Policy Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University

Former Associate Dean, Academic, of McGill University's Faculty of Law

Recipient of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice’s Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship.


Ian Peach

Executive Director of the New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council

Director of Research and Projects, Wolastoqey Language and Culture Centre

Former Director of Constitutional Relations in the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs; Former Senior Policy Advisor in Saskatchewan Executive Council

Former Dean of Law at the University of New Brunswick

Madeleine Rednern

Madeleine Redfern

Co-Chief Executive Director, CanArctic Inuit Networks

Mike Ross

Mike Ross

Founder, Juniper



Erin Strumpf

Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar, Department of Economics and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University


Photograph of Debra Thompson


Debra Thompson

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, McGill University

Leading scholar of the comparative politics of race

Author of The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census




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