Jonathan Craft

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  • Public Policy
  • Canadian Government


  • B.A., University of Guelph
  • M.A., Ryerson University
  • Ph.D., Simon Fraser University

Jonathan Craft

Associate Professor


Jonathan Craft is an Associate Professor with the Department of Political Science and jointly appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. He specializes in comparative public policy and administration, policy analysis, and Canadian politics. He is particularly interested in the study of the policy process, political-administrative relations, policy advice, government executives, and the intersection of policymaking and technology. He is the author of Advising Governments in the Westminster Tradition: Policy Advisory Systems in Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand (Cambridge University Press, 2020, with John Halligan). Backrooms and Beyond: Partisan Advisers and the Politics of Policy Work in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016) and is co-editor of Issues in Canadian Governance (2018, Emond Press), and Policy Work in Canada: Professional Practices and Analytical Capacities (University of Toronto Press, 2017). For a full list of courses taught, publications, and current research projects please visit: www.jonathancraft.ca

Research Interests

  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Canadian Government and Politics
  • Policy Analysis
  • Policy Theory
  • Public Administration
  • Environmental Policy

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