MPP Timetable

Fall 2022

August 22 - 26

Orientation Period

August 29 – October 7

 

PPOL 602: Microeconomics for Public Policy with Sonia Laszlo

Students must choose one of the following:

PPOL 611: Canadian Political and Policy Landscape with Andrew Potter
PPOL 612: US Political and Policy Landscape 
with David Shribman
PPOL 613: Global Political and Policy Landscape
 with Jennifer Welsh

October 10 - 14

October 10: Canadian Thanksgiving

October 11 - 12: Fall Reading Week

October 13 - 14: MPP Exam Period

October 17 - 21
(Case Studies)

1. Alberta’s Climate Change Policy with Brian Top

2. Selling Canadian CRJs in Russia with Michael McAdoo

3. Domestic vs. International Politics: Canada-United States-Mexico Trade Agreement – Is Any Deal Better Than No Deal? with Laura Dawson

4. School Food Programs with Debbie Field

October 24 - 28
(Complexity Seminars)

1. Stakeholder Management with Geoffrey Kelley

2. Communications and Rhetoric in Policy Complexity with Cheryl Oates

3. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

October 31 – December 9

PPOL 607: Information and Media Literacy with Science, Evidence with Taylor Owen

PPOL 609: Reasoning in Public Policy with Daniel Weinstock

December 12 – 16

Exam Week

December 19 – 30

Holiday Break

Winter 2023

January 3 - 6
(Case Studies)
Jan. 2 is a holiday

1. The Failure of Ontario’s Green Energy Act with John Stewart

2. Topic TBD with Pearl Eliadis

3. Immigration in Quebec with Yolande James

4. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

January 9 -13
(Complexity Seminars)

1. Achieving Policy Transparency with Kevin Page

2. Ethical Dimensions of Policymaking with Andrew Potter

3. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

January 16 - 20

Policy Lab Kick-off

January 23 - March 10
(Reading Week: Feb. 27 - Mar. 3)

PPOL 601: Global Macroeconomic Policy with Chris Ragan

PPOL 605: Analytical Methods for Policy Evaluation with Erin Strumpf*

PPOL 608: Principles and Practice of Policy Evaluation with Leslie Fierro*

*Students must select either PPOL 605 OR PPOL 606, but not both.

March 13 - 17

Exam Week

March 20 - 31

Policy Lab

April 3 - 6
(Case Studies)
(Good Friday: Apr. 7)

1. Reducing Poverty in a Large City with Russell Copeman

2. Topic TBD with Pearl Eliadis

3. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

4. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

April 11 – 14
(Complexity Seminars)
(Easter Monday: Apr. 10)

1. Policymaking in a World of Business with Nii Addy

2. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

3. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

Summer 2023

April 17 - May 26

PPOL 603: Comparative Government Structures with professor/instructor TBD

PPOL 604: Law and Rights with Pearl Eliadis

May 29 - June 2

Exam Week

June 5 - 16

Policy Lab

June 19 - 23
(Case Studies)

1. Women’s Equality Rights in India with Vrinda Narain

2. Canadian Peacekeeping in Mali with Andrew Ng

3. Serving Marginalized Populations with Anne Anderman

4. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

June 27 - 30
(Complexity Seminars)
(St. Jean Baptiste: June 26)

1. Partisan Politics and Public Policy with Tasha Kheiriddin

2. Race and Inequalities in Public Policy with Debra Thompson

3. Topic and professor/instructor TBD

July 3 - 7

Policy Lab

July 10 - 14

Policy Lab - Final Presentations

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