Richard Schultz

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Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Email address: 
richard.schultz [at]

PhD, York University

Leacock 422
Areas of interest: 
  • Canadian Political Economy and Public Policy particularly Government Regulation
  • Canadian Political Process
  • Canadian Federalism
Selected publications: 


Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism (co-authored with G. Bruce Doern and Michael J. Prince). McGill-Queens University Press, 2014.

Changing the Rules: Canadian Regulatory Regimes and Institutions (co-editor with G.B.Doern et al.) (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999)

The Consumers’Association of Canada and the Federal Regulatory System, 1973-1992 (Vancouver: SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business, 2000

Selected articles/book chapters

“Industry Canada as Economic Regulator: Globalive and the Lessons of Political Licensing” in Christopher Stoney and G. Bruce Doern (eds.) How Ottawa Spends 2011-2012: Trimming fat or Slicing Pork? (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011)

“Telecommunications: What a Difference a Minister can Make” in Alan Maslove (ed.) How Ottawa Spends 2008-2009 (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008)

“Evil Empires? Nonsense- A Case for Eliminating Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Canadian Media Properties” in Josh Greenberg and Charlene D. Elliott (eds.) Communication In Question: Competing Perspectives on Controversial issues in Communications Studies (Toronto: Thomson Nelson, 2008)

Research areas: 
Canadian Politics