January 29, 2001
Associate Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University
Dr. Rachel Laforest is the Director of the Master of Public Administration Program at the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, and one of Canada’s foremost experts on the nonprofit sector. Rachel has been working in this field for over 15 years and is respected nationally and internationally for her research on governance and government-nonprofit relations. She is also interested in intergovernmental relations and Canadian politics.
She is the author of Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State, UBC Press, 2011. She is also the editor of The New Federal Policy Agenda and the Voluntary Sector: On the Cutting Edge, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009 and Government-Nonprofit Relations in Times of Recession, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013. Dr. Laforest is an Associate Professor and Head of the Public Policy and Third Sector Initiative at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University.