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Name Anne C. Charles
School Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology 
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) - Architecture - Project and Facility Management 
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering 
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours 
  • Diploma Registered Practical Nurse to B.Sc.N. (McMaster)  
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice 
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering 
  • BScN Nursing (McMaster) 
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours 
  • Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations

PhD Higher Education  

MSc Politics and Sociology
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • SOC73030 Examining Social Problems 

  • LIBS1360 Political Science and Public Administration 

  • POLS72100 and COLLAB1F03 Political Structures and Issues 

  • SOC71045 Science, Technology and Society 

  • RSCH73000Understanding Research

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Public Policy and Public Administration 

  • Higher Education Policy and Governance 

  • Political and Social Theory, and Methods

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 20+ years of postsecondary teaching experience 

  • Private sector research experience providing strategic intelligence for financial institutions and multinational corporations. Past projects include I.T., health, life sciences and biotechnology 

  • 10+ years governance service 

    Current Positions: 
  •  Past President, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education 
  • -Past Chair, Institute of Public Administration of Canada, SW Ontario Region
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Policy Windows and Changing Arrangements: An analysis of the policy process leading to the Colleges of Applied Arts of Technology Act. 2002 (PhD diss. Toronto)
  • Austin, Ian & Jones, Glen A. (2016). Governance of Higher Education. In CJHE Volume 46, No. 1, 2016, pages 190 - 192  
Additional Information My research and academic interests are interdisciplinary. My work on public policy development, higher education and governance is premised on the awareness that politics is part of every aspect of our lives.  I believe that broad civic engagement and good public service are essential to a well-functioning democratic society.

 Anne Charles
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