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Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly

Title/Position: Associate Professor; Director, Local Government Institute
Department/Faculty/Institution:
School of Public Administration, University of Victoria
Degree(s)/School(s):
PhD (Political Science), University of Western Ontario, 1999; MA (Political Science) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988; MA (Political Science) Paris I – Sorbonne, 1985
Email: 
ebrunetj@uvic.ca

MCRI Projects: C2: North America

Background: Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly joined the School of Public Administration in 2001. He is a political scientist, specializing in comparative and urban politics. He worked for the French public sector for 10 years, including postings with the French Small Business Administration and the Nord Pas-de-Calais Regional Council. Prior to his appointment at UVic, Emmanuel was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario from 1999-2000, and Assistant Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame from 2000-2001.

At UVic’s School of Public Administration he is Jean Monnet Chair in European Urban and Border Region Policy, Director of the European Studies minor and of the European Union Centre for Excellence. He is also co-director of the Local Government Institute, and the editor of Journal of Borderland Studies. His key research areas are:

Research Interests: Comparative Urban Governance; Governance of Cross-border Regions; Comparative Decentralization; Horizontal and Vertical Governance; Theorization of Cross-border Regions

Select Publications:

Local Government in a Global World – Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives, co-editor with John Martin, (University of Toronto Press, 2010).

“Introduction – Borders, Flows and Territories” in Theorizing Borders and Borderlands, (2010). Special Number of Geopolitics, Guest Editor, 15(4).

“Introduction – Local Government in a Global World: Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives,” in Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly and John Martin, eds. Local Government in a Global World: Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives, University of Toronto Press, (2010).

“Performance Management in Canadian Local Government: A Journey in Progress or a Dead End? ,” in Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly and John Martin, eds. Local Government in a Global World: Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives, University of Toronto Press, (2010).

“Local Government in a Global World: Comparing Findings and Conclusions,” in Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly and John Martin, eds. Local Government in a Global World: Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives, University of Toronto Press, (2010).

“Are World Cities Sustainable – looking at Vancouver” (with Leo Siu), Þjóðarspegill (Icelandic Journal of Social Sciences)10, 2009, 24-39.

“Regional Economic Integration and Regional Trans-boundary Governance,” in Harlan Koff, ed. Social Cohesion in Europe and the Americas, Peter Lang, (2009).

“New Challenges for Local and Community Governance and Regional Economic Performance in British Columbia” for Local Government Institute Working Paper Series, Special Issue on Regional Economic Performance, (2007).

“Municipal Affairs” (with Warren Magnusson) in the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2002, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006).

“Municipal Affairs” (with Warren Magnusson) in the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2001, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).

“Municipal Affairs” (with Warren Magnusson) in the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2000, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).

From Measuring to Managing Performance in Municipal Government: Recent Trends in the Development of Public Sector Accountability, co-editor with Thomas Plant, Carol Agocs and Janine Douglas (Ottawa: Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2005).