Faculty: Dr. Paul Barker

Associate Professor, Political Science, School of Humanities
Office: Ursuline Hall, Room 340
Email: pfbarker@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-432-8353 ext. 28278; 226-377-3750

Academic Background

  • B.A., Queen’s University
  • M.P.A., Queen’s University
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto

Research and Scholarly Interests

Health care policy, federal-provincial relations, Canadian politics

Teaching

  • Political Science 1020E – Introduction to Political Science
  • Political Science 2230E – Canadian Government and Politics
  • Political Science 2231E – International Relations
  • Political Science 3339E – Public Management

Recent Publications

  • Paul Barker and John Church, ‘Revisiting Regional Health Authorities in Canada,’ International Journal of Health Services, April 2017
  • Paul Barker and Tim Mau, Public Administration in Canada, 2nd (Nelson, 2017)

Current Research

  • Assessment of Regional Health Authorities in Canada
  • Role of narratives in government decision-making